Martha was playing nurse maid to both Howie's limitations and his fragile ego while struggling with morning sickness and her stressful hospital position.
It's an ego thing.
"That would be a description of his ego and nothing else," the brooding blond said with a light French accent.
One of Mrs. Worthington's friends taped the debate and Fred and Cynthia listened to it while Dean nursed his ego, and an ale or two, on the front porch.
"So you traded her for your ego," Katie said and crossed her arms.
His ego just can't stand the fact that it was Edith who took the hike and not him.
His ego and sense of dominance over her wouldn't let him allow her to be the one walking away.
He would have liked to think his ego had caused the rage, but he knew it was something much more complicated.
If you don't like the orchid, it's okay, my ego isn't that fragile.
It wasn't his ego - or the way he did everything so well.
His grandfather had an almost subservient relationship to Tim's, but Brady had left the shadows on many occasions to remind Tim of what really mattered when the politician's ego started to get the best of him.
Underneath that facade of ego, there lurked a vulnerable heart.
"You are the most infuriating, chauvinistic, ego-maniacal … I bet you can't even cook!" she muttered.
He attempted to deduce the existence of spirit, apart from, and yet entering from time to time into connexion with, the phenomena of the senses, by an examination of the relation between the ego of thought and the age of sensible experience as understood by Kant.
The individual ego is only possible as opposed to a non-ego, to a world of the senses; thus God, the infinite will, manifests himself in the individual, and the individual has over against him the non-ego or thing.
The psychological theory of cognition takes for granted the dualism of the mind that knows and the object known; it takes no account of the metaphysical problem as to the possibility of a relation between the ego and the non-ego, but assumes that such a relation does exist.
A note in one of these, MS. Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, 140, states, ego .Ã†lfricus scripsi hunc librum Monasterio Ba5}'onio et dedi Brihtwoldo preposito, but of this Ã†lfric and his superior nothing further is known.2 The Lord's Prayer is rendered in the following way in these gospels: - West-Saxon Gospels.