The conversation he hears in his home stimulates his mind and suggests topics and calls forth the spontaneous expression of his own thoughts.
So get your filthy little mind out of the gutter.
Please bear with me and keep your mind open for a minute longer.
We see with our eyes many people doing mind-numbingly boring jobs and assume that is all they are capable of doing.
Even so, she had accepted it in her mind to a degree.
She drug her mind back from that thought.
For the most part, though, her conversation was interesting and helped keep Lisa's mind off her own problems.
Those final nine words stuck in my mind: Since it might be possible, it must be possible.
A bright idea, however, shot into my mind, and the problem was solved.
Or have you changed your mind about leaving tomorrow?
As proud as she was of Jonathan, it was Alex who stayed on her mind for a long time after the phone call.
It crossed her mind that he might trip on the mossy rocks, but he crossed the creek with sure steps.
His face was sober, the blue eyes probing her mind again.
"Never mind, my little fellows," said Mr. Lincoln "I will put you in your own cozy little bed."
It boggles the mind, especially when you consider that this science is in its infancy.
"My mind, my mind aches?" questioned Princess Mary.
She pushed the thought from her mind and turned to him.
If anything could take her mind off the worry of surrogacy, he could.
That was when Mary decided to relieve her mind of a troubling thought.
It crossed her mind that Alex might be more than uncomfortable in these surroundings.
Actually, she hadn't thought how it looked to others - and there had never been any doubt in her mind that she was fortunate to have Alex.
He was growing up and she needed to keep that in mind - and some things off his mind.
Like Alex, it was impossible to guess what was going on in his mind by the expression on his face.
It was neither good nor bad in her mind back then - it simply was.
But never mind; be brave, my friends, and I will go and tell our masters where you are, and get them to come to your rescue.
For some reason it crossed her mind that he would be fun to know.
It might cross a person's mind now and then that their spouse might be unfaithful, but insisting on it for months was another thing.
"Anyway," Carmen continued, dragging her mind back to the original question.
He picked at a thread on the couch, his mind obviously lost in deep thought.
With that in mind, she went downstairs to collect her valuables.
After a mind boggling search through more investment files, she found his savings account.
The officer, Timokhin, with his red little nose, standing on the dam wiping himself with a towel, felt confused at seeing the prince, but made up his mind to address him nevertheless.
"The Cossack, not knowing in what company he was, for Napoleon's plain appearance had nothing about it that would reveal to an Oriental mind the presence of a monarch, talked with extreme familiarity of the incidents of the war," says Thiers, narrating this episode.
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.
She wished to pray but did not dare to, dared not in her present state of mind address herself to God.
Of late he had received so many new and very serious impressions--such as the retreat from Smolensk, his visit to Bald Hills, and the recent news of his father's death--and had experienced so many emotions, that for a long time past those memories had not entered his mind, and now that they did, they did not act on him with nearly their former strength.
The faces all expressed animation and apprehension, but it seemed to Pierre that the cause of the excitement shown in some of these faces lay chiefly in questions of personal success; his mind, however, was occupied by the different expression he saw on other faces--an expression that spoke not of personal matters but of the universal questions of life and death.
"Mind your own business," an old sergeant shouted at them.
His very first, remotest recollections of childhood came back to Prince Andrew's mind when the dresser with sleeves rolled up began hastily to undo the buttons of his clothes and undressed him.
This day the horrible appearance of the battlefield overcame that strength of mind which he thought constituted his merit and his greatness.
What was the cause of this movement, by what laws was it governed? asks the mind of man.
But the mind of man not only refuses to believe this explanation, but plainly says that this method of explanation is fallacious, because in it a weaker phenomenon is taken as the cause of a stronger.