Those words stayed in her mind all afternoon.
How long would these mind games go on?
Belatedly, her mind caught up with her mouth.
They thought that pictures might take one's mind away from things that were better or more useful.
A bright idea, however, shot into my mind, and the problem was solved.
So get your filthy little mind out of the gutter.
Please bear with me and keep your mind open for a minute longer.
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.
His face was sober, the blue eyes probing her mind again.
Or have you changed your mind about leaving tomorrow?
Even so, she had accepted it in her mind to a degree.
But never mind; something will happen pretty soon.
But George had made up his mind to go.
Now I have a mind to give this book to one of you
It crossed her mind that he might trip on the mossy rocks, but he crossed the creek with sure steps.
"Never mind, my little fellows," said Mr. Lincoln "I will put you in your own cozy little bed."
"My mind, my mind aches?" questioned Princess Mary.
That was when Mary decided to relieve her mind of a troubling thought.
It was neither good nor bad in her mind back then - it simply was.
As proud as she was of Jonathan, it was Alex who stayed on her mind for a long time after the phone call.
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.
Yeah, but he doesn't mind leaving her out in the cold after he dies.
And when I... hugged you... you didn't seem to mind at first.
It boggles the mind, especially when you consider that this science is in its infancy.
The conversation he hears in his home stimulates his mind and suggests topics and calls forth the spontaneous expression of his own thoughts.
"Mind, Annette, I hope you have not played a wicked trick on me," she added, turning to her hostess.
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.
For some reason it crossed her mind that he would be fun to know.
Like Alex, it was impossible to guess what was going on in his mind by the expression on his face.
For the first time, it crossed Carmen's mind that he was kind of cute.
Lathum waved a hand in dismissal, his mind already firmly entrenched in another project.
Slowly her mind grasped the situation.
We see with our eyes many people doing mind-numbingly boring jobs and assume that is all they are capable of doing.
Augustine records that this idea blew his mind (or words to that effect).
As proud as she was of Jonathan, it was Alex who stayed on her mind for a long time after the phone call.
To my mind he deserves the golden prize.
Some have suggested that doing crossword puzzles helps keep the mind active.
She wished to pray but did not dare to, dared not in her present state of mind address herself to God.
"Mind your own business," an old sergeant shouted at them.
What was the cause of this movement, by what laws was it governed? asks the mind of man.
And suddenly thoughts and feelings again swam to the surface of his mind with peculiar clearness and force.
If anything could take her mind off the worry of surrogacy, he could.
It crossed her mind that Alex might be more than uncomfortable in these surroundings.
He picked at a thread on the couch, his mind obviously lost in deep thought.
After a mind boggling search through more investment files, she found his savings account.
Whatever the problem was, it remained in his mind alone.
When Alex approached Carmen about giving Tessa some money, she said it was up to him, but keep in mind that the issue could have been something like drugs.
To her imaginative and inexperienced mind, it was obvious that he was doing their homework.
Howard was a good ten years older and had far more important things on his mind – like his new position as partner at the law firm.
Two thoughts crossed her mind simultaneously.
Somewhere in the back of her mind Lisa knew it felt good.
Her groggy mind wondered why they were there and why she was in the hospital – and then she fell asleep again.
Pushing the thought from her mind, she focused on Allen's visit last night.
"That wasn't exactly what I had in mind," she answered in a dry tone.
His assessment tore through her mind, digging up memories and laying them bare on the surface.
It took her mind back to childhood memories of barefoot strolls down dusty lanes.
With this thought in mind the girl took heart and leaned her head over the side of the buggy to see where the strange light was coming from.
"Never mind your hunger," interrupted the Prince.
"Never mind; we can't turn back," said Dorothy; "and we don't intend to stay there, anyhow."
Never mind; they'll get Eureka, whatever they're called.
"Never mind," said Zeb, "we don't want to get back, anyhow."
"Never mind that," said the Sawhorse.
If you can prove I'm guilty, I'll be willing to die nine times, but a mind's eye is no proof, because the Woggle-Bug has no mind to see with.
"Never mind, dear," said Dorothy.
"Never mind, my child," said his mother, very kindly.
The caliph wished you to amuse him with pleasant thoughts, and you have filled his mind with melancholy.
"Never mind, my dear," said his mother.
He has a mind to spend the rest of his life in that country.
But when they saw that his mind was set on going, they said no more.
Though it isn't so much a time as a state of mind, historians plot the Renaissance as moving around Europe for a couple of centuries.
But it would be eerily, astonishingly, mind-blowingly accurate.
If your job numbs your mind by day, why would anyone expect it to instantly come to life at night?
During the whole trip I did not have one fit of temper, there were so many things to keep my mind and fingers busy.
Now, if words and images come to me without effort, it is a pretty sure sign that they are not the offspring of my own mind, but stray waifs that I regretfully dismiss.
At the time I was writing "The Frost King," and this letter, like many others, contains phrases which show that my mind was saturated with the story.
It seems to me that the great difficulty of writing is to make the language of the educated mind express our confused ideas, half feelings, half thoughts, when we are little more than bundles of instinctive tendencies.
My mind stirred with the stirring times, and the characters round which the life of two contending nations centred seemed to move right before me.
He kept my mind alert and eager, and trained it to reason clearly, and to seek conclusions calmly and logically, instead of jumping wildly into space and arriving nowhere.
In the wonderland of Mind I should be as free as another.
The mind drops them as a branch drops its overripe fruit.
You are sure it is somewhere in your mind near the top--you saw it there the other day when you were looking up the beginnings of the Reformation.
My mind opened naturally and joyously to a conception of antiquity.
Bishop Brooks taught me no special creed or dogma; but he impressed upon my mind two great ideas--the fatherhood of God and the brotherhood of man, and made me feel that these truths underlie all creeds and forms of worship.
We had to change cars at Philadelphia; but we did not mind it much.
But the weather and the scenery were so beautiful, and it was such fun to go scooting over the smoother part of the road, I didn't mind the mishaps in the least.
But, while we were discussing plans for the winter, a suggestion which Dr. Hale had made long ago flashed across Teacher's mind--that I might take courses somewhat like those offered at Radcliffe, under the instruction of the professors in these courses.
Perhaps, if you would send a copy of this to the head of the Cambridge School, it might enlighten his mind on a few subjects, on which he seems to be in total darkness just now....
Miss Sullivan, who knows her pupil's mind, selects from the passing landscape essential elements, which give a certain clearness to Miss Keller's imagined view of an outer world that to our eyes is confused and overloaded with particulars.
Miss Keller does not as a rule read very fast, but she reads deliberately, not so much because she feels the words less quickly than we see then, as because it is one of her habits of mind to do things thoroughly and well.
For Miss Keller to spell a sentence in the manual alphabet impresses it on her mind just as we learn a thing from having heard it many times and can call back the memory of its sound.
In consequence her mind is not only vigorous, but it is pure.
"Toleration," she said once, when she was visiting her friend Mrs. Laurence Hutton, "is the greatest gift of the mind; it requires the same effort of the brain that it takes to balance oneself on a bicycle."
His success convinced him that language can be conveyed through type to the mind of the blind-deaf child, who, before education, is in the state of the baby who has not learned to prattle; indeed, is in a much worse state, for the brain has grown in years without natural nourishment.
I very soon made up my mind that I could do nothing with Helen in the midst of the family, who have always allowed her to do exactly as she pleased.
The light of understanding has shone upon my little pupil's mind, and behold, all things are changed!
After spelling half the words, she stopped suddenly, as if a thought had flashed into her mind, and felt for the napkin.
I SHALL USE COMPLETE SENTENCES IN TALKING TO HER, and fill out the meaning with gestures and her descriptive signs when necessity requires it; but I shall not try to keep her mind fixed on any one thing.
Her mind grows through its ceaseless activity.
It is a rare privilege to watch the birth, growth, and first feeble struggles of a living mind; this privilege is mine; and moreover, it is given me to rouse and guide this bright intelligence.
My mind is full of ideas; but I cannot get them into working shape.
You see, my mind is undisciplined, full of skips and jumps, and here and there a lot of things huddled together in dark corners.
The doctor says her mind is too active; but how are we to keep her from thinking?
They tell us that Helen is "overdoing," that her mind is too active (these very people thought she had no mind at all a few months ago!) and suggest many absurd and impossible remedies.
Her every waking moment is spent in the endeavour to satisfy her innate desire for knowledge, and her mind works so incessantly that we have feared for her health.
Her mind isn't more logical than the minds of ordinary children.
These questions were sometimes asked under circumstances which rendered them embarrassing, and I made up my mind that something must be done.
The rapid development of Helen's mind is beautiful to watch.
Constant repetition makes it easier to learn how to spell a word.
Everything we have seen and heard is in the mind somewhere.
Why, it is as easy to teach the name of an idea, if it is clearly formulated in the child's mind, as to teach the name of an object.
It frequently happens that the perfume of a flower or the flavour of a fruit recalls to her mind some happy event in home life, or a delightful birthday party.
She is able not only to distinguish with great accuracy the different undulations of the air and the vibrations of the floor made by various sounds and motions, and to recognize her friends and acquaintances the instant she touches their hands or clothing, but she also perceives the state of mind of those around her.
Notwithstanding the activity of Helen's mind, she is a very natural child.
If I suggest her leaving a problem in arithmetic until the next day, she answers, "I think it will make my mind stronger to do it now."
Her mind works so rapidly, that it often happens, that when I give her an example she will give me the correct answer before I have time to write out the question.
Whenever any one asks me if she will understand this or that word I always reply: Never mind whether she understands each separate word of a sentence or not.
I told her that God was everywhere, and that she must not think of Him as a person, but as the life, the mind, the soul of everything.
"Oh, yes!" she replied; "because last hour I was thinking very hard of Mr. Anagnos, and then my mind,"--then changing the word--"my soul was in Athens, but my body was here in the study."
At this moment another thought seemed to flash through her mind, and she added, "But Mr. Anagnos did not speak to my soul."
Is it blind? she asked; for in her mind the idea of being led was associated with blindness.
The fact that sin exists, and that great misery results from it, dawned gradually upon her mind as she understood more and more clearly the lives and experiences of those around her.
At first my little pupil's mind was all but vacant.
The memory must be stored with ideas and the mind must be enriched with knowledge before writing becomes a natural and pleasurable effort.
It is true, the more sensitive and imaginative the mind is that receives the thought-pictures and images of literature, the more nicely the finest lines are reproduced.
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.
Miss Sullivan's vigorous, original mind has lent much of its vitality to her pupil.
In the very nature of things, articulation is an unsatisfactory means of education; while the use of the manual alphabet quickens and invigorates mental activity, since through it the deaf child is brought into close contact with the English language, and the highest and most abstract ideas may be conveyed to the mind readily and accurately.
One warm, sunny day in early spring, when we were at the North, the balmy atmosphere appears to have brought to her mind the sentiment expressed by Longfellow in "Hiawatha," and she almost sings with the poet: "The ground was all aquiver with the stir of new life.
Helen's mind is so gifted by nature that she seems able to understand with only the faintest touch of explanation every possible variety of external relations.
What a wonderfully active and retentive mind that gifted child must have!
I first tried to ascertain what had suggested to Helen's mind the particular fancies which made her story seem like a reproduction of one written by Miss Margaret Canby.
In this case Helen Keller held almost intact in her mind, unmixed with other ideas, the words of a story which at the time it was read to her she did not fully understand.
It shows how the child-mind gathers into itself words it has heard, and how they lurk there ready to come out when the key that releases the spring is touched.
When she came to retell the story in a fuller form, the echo was still in her mind of the phrases she had written nine years before.
My mind remained clear and active, "though fled fore'er the light."
It surprises me to find that such an idea has crossed the mind of any one, especially of a highly gifted critic.
Often when I dream, thoughts pass through my mind like cowled shadows, silent and remote, and disappear.
Perhaps they are the ghosts of thoughts that once inhabited the mind of an ancestor.
I one evening overtook one of my townsmen, who has accumulated what is called "a handsome property"--though I never got a fair view of it--on the Walden road, driving a pair of cattle to market, who inquired of me how I could bring my mind to give up so many of the comforts of life.
John Farmer sat at his door one September evening, after a hard day's work, his mind still running on his labor more or less.
Methinks I was nearly in this frame of mind; the world lay about at this angle.
It was surprising how quickly he made up his mind and put his resolve into execution.
The surface of the earth is soft and impressible by the feet of men; and so with the paths which the mind travels.
Let every one mind his own business, and endeavor to be what he was made.
One day it came into his mind to make a staff.
I do not see but a quiet mind may live as contentedly there, and have as cheering thoughts, as in a palace.
"Mind, no holding on!" cried another.
Pierre saw that Boris wished to change the subject, and being of the same mind he began explaining the advantages and disadvantages of the Boulogne expedition.
As often happens in early youth, especially to one who leads a lonely life, he felt an unaccountable tenderness for this young man and made up his mind that they would be friends.
But mind, don't bring me such tattered and dirty notes as last time, but nice clean ones for the countess.
Vera's spiteful; never mind her!
Pierre, having made up his mind to obey his monitress implicitly, moved toward the sofa she had indicated.
Pierre's mind was in such a confused state that the word "stroke" suggested to him a blow from something.
Pierre paid no more attention to this occurrence than to the rest of what went on, having made up his mind once for all that what he saw happening around him that evening was in some way essential.
Though there are things in it difficult for the feeble human mind to grasp, it is an admirable book which calms and elevates the soul.
Fancy, with his powerful mind, indulging in such nonsense!
Ah, well, never mind, here you are.
Well, never mind; I only...
Mind, walk him up and down well!
You're quick at taking offense, but you don't mind disgracing the whole regiment!
His fertile mind instantly suggested to him a point of view which gave him a right to despise the adjutant and the minister.
These sayings were prepared in the inner laboratory of his mind in a portable form as if intentionally, so that insignificant society people might carry them from drawing room to drawing room.
Recalling his recent impressions, the first thought that came into his mind was that today he had to be presented to the Emperor Francis; he remembered the Minister of War, the polite Austrian adjutant, Bilibin, and last night's conversation.
"I cannot inform Your Majesty at what o'clock the battle began at the front, but at Durrenstein, where I was, our attack began after five in the afternoon," replied Bolkonski growing more animated and expecting that he would have a chance to give a reliable account, which he had ready in his mind, of all he knew and had seen.
"You don't mind your honor?" he asked Tushin.
Schemes and devices for which he never rightly accounted to himself, but which formed the whole interest of his life, were constantly shaping themselves in his mind, arising from the circumstances and persons he met.
Formerly in Anna Pavlovna's presence, Pierre had always felt that what he was saying was out of place, tactless and unsuitable, that remarks which seemed to him clever while they formed in his mind became foolish as soon as he uttered them, while on the contrary Hippolyte's stupidest remarks came out clever and apt.
But at the very time he was expressing this conviction to himself, in another part of his mind her image rose in all its womanly beauty.
"This is all very fine, but things must be settled," said Prince Vasili to himself, with a sorrowful sigh, one morning, feeling that Pierre who was under such obligations to him ("But never mind that") was not behaving very well in this matter.
Every day he said to himself one and the same thing: It is time I understood her and made up my mind what she really is.
Now he felt that it was inevitable, but he could not make up his mind to take the final step.
What angered him was that the coming of these visitors revived in his mind an unsettled question he always tried to stifle, one about which he always deceived himself.
Bolkonski noticed the hussar's state of mind, and it amused him.
Prince Andrew introduced his protege, but Prince Dolgorukov politely and firmly pressing his hand said nothing to Boris and, evidently unable to suppress the thoughts which were uppermost in his mind at that moment, addressed Prince Andrew in French.
The cause of this indisposition was the strong impression made on his sensitive mind by the sight of the killed and wounded.
On being relieved from picket duty Rostov had managed to get a few hours' sleep before morning and felt cheerful, bold, and resolute, with elasticity of movement, faith in his good fortune, and generally in that state of mind which makes everything seem possible, pleasant, and easy.
The sensation of those terrible whistling sounds and of the corpses around him merged in Rostov's mind into a single feeling of terror and pity for himself.
Mind now, don't forget to put out my new coat, added Rostov, fingering his new mustache.
My treasure! and Prokofy, trembling with excitement, rushed toward the drawing-room door, probably in order to announce him, but, changing his mind, came back and stooped to kiss the young man's shoulder.
But at the moment when he imagined himself calmed by such reflections, she suddenly came into his mind as she was at the moments when he had most strongly expressed his insincere love for her, and he felt the blood rush to his heart and had again to get up and move about and break and tear whatever came to his hand.
He wrote "800 rubles" on a card, but while the waiter filled his glass he changed his mind and altered it to his usual stake of twenty rubles.
"I don't understand," he said, "how it is that the mind of man cannot attain the knowledge of which you speak."
He went over his vices in his mind, not knowing to which of them to give the pre-eminence.
Mind you gallop off to Korchevo without delay and carry out instructions!
Returning from his journey through South Russia in the happiest state of mind, Pierre carried out an intention he had long had of visiting his friend Bolkonski, whom he had not seen for two years.
So that's what I'm sorry for--human dignity, peace of mind, purity, and not the serfs' backs and foreheads, which, beat and shave as you may, always remain the same backs and foreheads.
In his mind, a painful process was going on which he could not bring to a conclusion.
The process in his mind went on tormenting him without reaching a conclusion.
Had Speranski sprung from the same class as himself and possessed the same breeding and traditions, Bolkonski would soon have discovered his weak, human, unheroic sides; but as it was, Speranski's strange and logical turn of mind inspired him with respect all the more because he did not quite understand him.
And it was just this peculiarity of Speranski's mind that particularly attracted Prince Andrew.
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.
Now I recalled every detail of that meeting and in my mind gave him the most malevolent and bitter replies.
And I awoke and found in my mind the text from the Gospel: The life was the light of men.
Well, you will be coming," he was going to say, "to dine," but changed his mind and said "to take tea with us," and quickly doubling up his tongue he blew a small round ring of tobacco smoke, perfectly embodying his dream of happiness.
Boris made up his mind to avoid meeting Natasha, but despite that resolution he called again a few days later and began calling often and spending whole days at the Rostovs'.
"Never mind, I'll run it up, it won't show," said Dunyasha.
Next day Prince Andrew thought of the ball, but his mind did not dwell on it long.
Vera, having decided in her own mind that Pierre ought to be entertained with conversation about the French embassy, at once began accordingly.
Pierre was the only person to whom he made up his mind to speak openly; and to him he told all that was in his soul.
Mind, the last... concluded the prince, in a tone which showed that nothing would make him alter his decision.
When Theodosia had gone to sleep Princess Mary thought about this for a long time, and at last made up her mind that, strange as it might seem, she must go on a pilgrimage.
"A good thing too, little countess," said "Uncle," "only mind you don't fall off your horse," he added, "because--that's it, come on!--you've nothing to hold on to."
Mind and don't let her slip!
The thought has come into my mind that I was already tired of it all, and that we must all die.
Prince Bolkonski glanced at the young man as if about to say something in reply, but changed his mind, evidently considering him too young.
As she looked and thought, the strangest fancies unexpectedly and disconnectedly passed through her mind: the idea occurred to her of jumping onto the edge of the box and singing the air the actress was singing, then she wished to touch with her fan an old gentleman sitting not far from her, then to lean over to Helene and tickle her.
All that was going on before her now seemed quite natural, but on the other hand all her previous thoughts of her betrothed, of Princess Mary, or of life in the country did not once recur to her mind and were as if belonging to a remote past.
He did not mind what people thought of him.
Evidently this question presented itself to her mind for the first time and she did not know how to answer it.
Mind, I'll smash your face in!
Mind, the count knows nothing.
Now mind, don't tell her everything! said she to Pierre.
Evidently only what took place within his own mind interested him.
His mind was occupied by the interests of the center that was conducting a gigantic war, and he was glad to be free for a while from the distraction caused by the thought of Kuragin.
A Frenchman is self-assured because he regards himself personally, both in mind and body, as irresistibly attractive to men and women.
From the day when Pierre, after leaving the Rostovs' with Natasha's grateful look fresh in his mind, had gazed at the comet that seemed to be fixed in the sky and felt that something new was appearing on his own horizon--from that day the problem of the vanity and uselessness of all earthly things, that had incessantly tormented him, no longer presented itself.
Never mind what it's for....
Pierre made up his mind not to go to the Rostovs' any more.
"And who may you be?" one of them suddenly asked Pierre, evidently meaning what Pierre himself had in mind, namely: "If you want to eat we'll give you some food, only let us know whether you are an honest man."
And the memory of the dinner at the English Club when he had challenged Dolokhov flashed through Pierre's mind, and then he remembered his benefactor at Torzhok.
Never mind, never mind, what does it matter?
"Well, never mind, some of the things can be unloaded," he added in a soft, confidential voice, as though afraid of being overheard.
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.
His mind was not in a normal state.
But Prince Andrew's mind was not in a normal state in that respect.
All the powers of his mind were more active and clearer than ever, but they acted apart from his will.
Only in the very highest circles were attempts made to keep in mind the difficulties of the actual position.
Everything seemed to him pleasant and easy during that first part of his stay in Voronezh and, as usually happens when a man is in a pleasant state of mind, everything went well and easily.
Now, after a month passed in quiet surroundings, she felt more and more deeply the loss of her father which was associated in her mind with the ruin of Russia.
Sonya's letter written from Troitsa, which had come as an answer to Nicholas' prayer, was prompted by this: the thought of getting Nicholas married to an heiress occupied the old countess' mind more and more.
The only thought in his mind at that time was: who was it that had really sentenced him to death?
Man's mind cannot grasp the causes of events in their completeness, but the desire to find those causes is implanted in man's soul.
And just at this time he obtained the tranquillity and ease of mind he had formerly striven in vain to reach.
He had long sought in different ways that tranquillity of mind, that inner harmony which had so impressed him in the soldiers at the battle of Borodino.
"Well, never mind!" and immediately, blushing and looking anxiously at the officers to see if they appeared ironical, he said:
Petya was as musical as Natasha and more so than Nicholas, but had never learned music or thought about it, and so the melody that unexpectedly came to his mind seemed to him particularly fresh and attractive.
"Too late again!" flashed through Petya's mind and he galloped on to the place from which the rapid firing could be heard.
What is her mind like?
Scarcely any impression was left on Pierre's mind by all that happened to him from the time of his rescue till his illness.
But even then, at moments of weakness as he had accounted them, his mind had penetrated to those distances and he had there seen the same pettiness, worldliness, and senselessness.
At the same time that he refused the colonel's demand he made up his mind that he must have recourse to artifice when leaving Orel, to induce the Italian officer to accept some money of which he was evidently in need.
When was he going to Petersburg and would he mind taking a parcel for someone?--he replied: "Yes, perhaps," or, "I think so," and so on.
Is it possible that he died in the bitter frame of mind he was then in?
There was now not a shadow of doubt in his mind as to whether what he had undertaken was right or wrong.
Only one terrible doubt sometimes crossed his mind: Wasn't it all a dream?
But the ultimate purpose of the bee is not exhausted by the first, the second, or any of the processes the human mind can discern.
With Mademoiselle Bourienne's help the princess had maintained the conversation very well, but at the very last moment, just when he rose, she was so tired of talking of what did not interest her, and her mind was so full of the question why she alone was granted so little happiness in life, that in a fit of absent-mindedness she sat still, her luminous eyes gazing fixedly before her, not noticing that he had risen.
When Pierre himself wanted to change his mind she would fight him with his own weapons.
Maybe he thought she would change her mind, but it wasn't going to happen.
She pushed the thought from her mind and turned to him.
Carmen tried to focus on Felipa, but her mind was full of questions.
It was impossible to know what was going on in Señor Medena's mind by observing his expression.
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.
For the first time, it crossed Carmen's mind that he was kind of cute.
Yeah, but he doesn't mind leaving her out in the cold after he dies.
Back into the fuzzy recesses of her mind she crawled – back where it was safe.
"The mind has no eye," declared the Scarecrow.
If you have a mind to make haste, we may surprise them.
In any event, King Croesus had it in his mind to wage war against the Persians, so he asked the oracle: "Should I attack the Persians?"
I knew my own mind well enough and always had my own way, even if I had to fight tooth and nail for it.
I have often held in my hand a little model of the Plymouth Rock which a kind gentleman gave me at Pilgrim Hall, and I have fingered its curves, the split in the centre and the embossed figures "1620," and turned over in my mind all that I knew about the wonderful story of the Pilgrims.
I was delighted, for my mind was full of the prospective joys and of the wonderful stories I had heard about the sea.
When I think of the benefactors of the race, whom we have apotheosized as messengers from heaven, bearers of divine gifts to man, I do not see in my mind any retinue at their heels, any carload of fashionable furniture.
A simple and independent mind does not toil at the bidding of any prince.
The nearest that I came to actual possession was when I bought the Hollowell place, and had begun to sort my seeds, and collected materials with which to make a wheelbarrow to carry it on or off with; but before the owner gave me a deed of it, his wife--every man has such a wife--changed her mind and wished to keep it, and he offered me ten dollars to release him.
But if we stay at home and mind our business, who will want railroads?
May be the man you hoe with is inclined to race; then, by gorry, your mind must be there; you think of weeds.
I don't mind what they think of me.
I never could understand how Nataly made up her mind to marry that unlicked bear!
"Natasha!" he whispered in French, "do you know I have made up my mind about Sonya?"
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.
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.
This day the horrible appearance of the battlefield overcame that strength of mind which he thought constituted his merit and his greatness.
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.
"Granddad" himself, as Malasha in her own mind called Kutuzov, sat apart in a dark corner behind the oven.
With that in mind, she went downstairs to collect her valuables.
Fortunately, her mind was on auto-pilot.
Only one reason came to mind - because it wasn't dangerous.
Those final nine words stuck in my mind: Since it might be possible, it must be possible.
But mind you come to dinner or I shall be offended, ma chere!
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.
The beautiful truth burst upon my mind--I felt that there were invisible lines stretched between my spirit and the spirits of others.
The schoolhouse was two or three miles from home, but he did not mind the long walk through the woods and over the hills.