She was letting her imagination run wild again.
She was letting her imagination run wild.
It was beyond his imagination that she would grant him that which he wanted!
She now tells stories in which the imagination plays an important part.
My imagination got the better of me and I took it out on you.
Imagination could only go so far, though, and she ended up crying herself to sleep.
Imagination boggles at the vileness of this effect.
Was it her imagination, or was it the man who drove the black car?
I never could understand the fondness some people have for confusing their minds by dwelling on mystical books that merely awaken their doubts and excite their imagination, giving them a bent for exaggeration quite contrary to Christian simplicity.
It was probably her overactive imagination again.
In imagination I have bought all the farms in succession, for all were to be bought, and I knew their price.
We were cowboy and Indian kids, living in an imagination paradise of rocks and trees and dirt, with her leading the way.
The black lady's tone left no imagination to what she thought of the latest deadbeat mom in her office.
This work struck de Lesseps's imagination, and gave him the idea of piercing the African isthmus.
His imagination would be worse than what Rob actually said.
The figure of Alexander naturally impressed itself upon the imagination of the world which his career had shaken.
All that we do know certainly is that she has a good memory and imagination and the faculty of association.
And suddenly, at this thought of death, a whole series of most distant, most intimate, memories rose in his imagination: he remembered his last parting from his father and his wife; he remembered the days when he first loved her.
What she drew from the guitar would have had no meaning for other listeners, but in her imagination a whole series of reminiscences arose from those sounds.
Fueled by her own imagination, she took a swing at him with the broom.
As, however, these machines impressed the popular imagination, they naturally figure largely in the traditions about him.
Now that was a good example of her imagination working over time.
Maybe it was the near-inaudible buzz or the rain on the roof, or my imagination, by I actually napped, for about twenty minutes.
And because some little snot-nose has a vivid imagination, or thinks it's fun to tell whoppers, I'm supposed to go traipsing off in some god-forsaken mine on the taxpayer's expense on a treasure hunt?
She was letting her imagination work overtime again.
The recital of their travels fired the youthful imagination of young Marco Polo, son of Nicolo, and he set out for the court of Kublai Khan, with his father and uncle, in 1265.
But no power of imagination can conceive an acknowledged right of private war in Rome, Venice or Bern.
She vividly pictured herself as Prince Andrew's wife, and the scenes of happiness with him she had so often repeated in her imagination, and at the same time, aglow with excitement, recalled every detail of yesterday's interview with Anatole.
Heat flared within her body, and her imagination painted an image of the warrior before her without the clothing.
For a moment she let her imagination dwell on the feel of that lean body against hers.
The judo pants rode low enough on his hips to tease her imagination of what lay just a couple inches below the seam.
As in children, imagination and the senses prevailed in those men of the past.
She read widely though unsystematically, studying philosophy in Aristotle, Leibnitz, Locke and Condillac, and feeding her imagination with Rene and Childe Harold.
For power and range of imagination, for freshness and vividness of conception, for truth and originality of presentation, few Roman poets can compare with him when he is at his best.
The very fine torso of Athena in the Ecole des Beaux Arts at Paris, which has unfortunately lost its head, may perhaps best serve to help our imagination in reconstructing a Pheidian original.
Mais cette imagination est bien eloignee de la nature des choses.
Thus passed several years; he was still young, but his new mode of life produced its effects on a man of his imagination and saintly piety.
How my childish imagination glowed with the splendour of their enterprise!
Not one of the innumerable speeches addressed to the Emperor that he had composed in his imagination could he now recall.
I wished to meditate, but instead my imagination pictured an occurrence of four years ago, when Dolokhov, meeting me in Moscow after our duel, said he hoped I was enjoying perfect peace of mind in spite of my wife's absence.
Napoleon rode on, dreaming of the Moscow that so appealed to his imagination, and "the bird restored to its native fields" galloped to our outposts, inventing on the way all that had not taken place but that he meant to relate to his comrades.
Thoughts that had not entered her mind for years--thoughts of a life free from the fear of her father, and even the possibility of love and of family happiness--floated continually in her imagination like temptations of the devil.
The story of the adoption of Moses by the Egyptian princess appealed to later imagination (Josephus,.
Valentine, which was published in the same year, indicated that it was but the first chapter in a life of endless adventures, and that the imagination which turned the crude facts into poetry, and the fancy which played about them like a rainbow, were inexhaustible.
He worked hard at his book on refraction, and dissected the heads of animals in order to explain imagination and memory, which he considered physical processes.'
" I can say with truth," he writes to the princess Elizabeth, 9 " that the principle which I have always observed in my studies, and which I believe has helped me most to gain what, knowledge I have, has been never to spend beyond a very few hours daily in thoughts which occupy the imagination, and a very few hours yearly in those which occupy the understanding, and to give all the rest of my time to the relaxation of the senses and the repose of the mind."
Examining next what immediately follows the knowledge of pure intellect, he will pass in review all the other means of knowledge, and will find that they are two (or three), the imagination and the senses (and the memory).
To gratify his own imagination or strike the imagination of the world he took his army over the Danube and burnt a settlement of the Getae upon the other side.
In the quiet of a country town, far removed from actual contact with painful scenes, but on the edge of the whirlwind raised by the Fugitive Slave Bill, memory and imagination had full scope, and she wrote for serial publication in The National Era, an anti-slavery paper of Washington, D.C., the story of "Uncle Tom's Cabin; or, Life among the Lowly."
Occasionally amid these memories temptations of the devil would surge into her imagination: thoughts of how things would be after his death, and how her new, liberated life would be ordered.
While listening to these love stories his own love for Natasha unexpectedly rose to his mind, and going over the pictures of that love in his imagination he mentally compared them with Ramballe's tales.
Wild imagination, listening to too many stories, or maybe because I have the ranch.
He understood their problem and it helped galvanize him to volunteer to help them.
With mournful pleasure she now lingered over these images, repelling with horror only the last one, the picture of his death, which she felt she could not contemplate even in imagination at this still and mystic hour of night.
Those dreadful moments he had lived through at the executions had as it were forever washed away from his imagination and memory the agitating thoughts and feelings that had formerly seemed so important.
Maybe she was letting her imagination get the better of her.
What we're doing together blows my imagination so I'll devote as much time and energy as I can possible muster to optimizing our results.
It was a ridiculous thought and she was letting her imagination run wild.
Was Edith's vivid imagination working overtime or had Jerome Shipton managed to slip by Janet O'Brien and invade his wife's room?
The organizing genius of Dupleix everywhere overshadowed the native imagination, and the star of Clive had scarcely yet risen above the horizon.
Ostensibly a solemn revenge for the burning of Greek temples by Xerxes, it has been justified as a symbolical act calculated to impress usefully the imagination of the East, and condemned as a senseless and vainglorious work of destruction.
It was a bitter mortification to Alexander, before whose imagination new vistas had just opened out eastwards, where there beckoned the unknown world of the Ganges and its splendid kings.
Certain features - the high physical courage, the impulsive energy, the fervid imagination - stand out clear; beyond that disagreement begins.
Every day in imagination I made a trip round the world, and I saw many wonders from the uttermost parts of the earth--marvels of invention, treasuries of industry and skill and all the activities of human life actually passed under my finger tips.
Her mind is so filled with the beautiful thoughts and ideals of the great poets that nothing seems commonplace to her; for her imagination colours all life with its own rich hues.
Self-emancipation even in the West Indian provinces of the fancy and imagination--what Wilberforce is there to bring that about?
When one man has reduced a fact of the imagination to be a fact to his understanding, I foresee that all men at length establish their lives on that basis.
To my imagination it retained throughout the day more or less of this auroral character, reminding me of a certain house on a mountain which I had visited a year before.
It may be vain to ask why the imagination will not be reconciled to flesh and fat.
The amount of it is, the imagination give it the least license, dives deeper and soars higher than Nature goes.
Mademoiselle Bourienne was often touched to tears as in imagination she told this story to him, her seducer.
Now and then his attention wandered from the book and the Square and he formed in imagination a new plan of life.
In his imagination he appointed days for assemblies at the palace of the Tsars, at which Russian notables and his own would mingle.
In her imagination he was that terrible moaning personified.
He had pictured each of those young ladies as almost all honest-hearted young men do, that is, as a possible wife, adapting her in his imagination to all the conditions of married life: a white dressing gown, his wife at the tea table, his wife's carriage, little ones, Mamma and Papa, their relations to her, and so on--and these pictures of the future had given him pleasure.
And now he again seemed to be saying the same words to her, only in her imagination Natasha this time gave him a different answer.
Maybe it was her imagination, but it felt like he squeezed her hand – ever so slightly.
The imagination of a lonely girl reaching out for someone — something.
Perceiving further, that in order to understand these relations I should sometimes have to consider them one by one, and sometimes only to bear them in mind or embrace them in the aggregate, I thought that, in order the better to consider them individually, I should view them as subsisting between straight lines, than which I could find no objects more simple, or capable of being more distinctly represented to my imagination and senses; and on the other hand that, in order to retain them in the memory or embrace an aggregate of many, I should express them by certain characters, the briefest possible."
These forms are more agreeable to the fancy and imagination than fresco paintings or other the most expensive furniture.
In imagination I can hear Homer singing, as with unsteady, hesitating steps he gropes his way from camp to camp--singing of life, of love, of war, of the splendid achievements of a noble race.
When one enters the portals of learning, one leaves the dearest pleasures--solitude, books and imagination--outside with the whispering pines.
It was a kind of fiction, a work of the imagination only, so far as he was concerned.
He was a man of vivid, but disordered, imagination, without possessing any conception of statesmanship. In 1887 a statue of the tribune was erected at the foot of the Capitoline Hill in Rome.
Pierre stood pressed against the wall of a charred house, listening to that noise which mingled in his imagination with the roll of the drums.
It was the most comical shapeless thing, this improvised doll, with no nose, mouth, ears or eyes--nothing that even the imagination of a child could convert into a face.
My imagination carried me so far that I even had the refusal of several farms--the refusal was all I wanted--but I never got my fingers burned by actual possession.
Once again she had let her imagination carry her into misery.
If a man is thought-free, fancy-free, imagination-free, that which is not never for a long time appearing to be to him, unwise rulers or reformers cannot fatally interrupt him.