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.
But George had made up his mind to go.
Set your friend's mind at rest, said he without altering his tone, beneath the politeness and affected sympathy of which indifference and even irony could be discerned.
Even so, she had accepted it in her mind to a degree.
With these terms in mind, consider this observation: For the better part of human history, as people have sought to understand their world, an extensive amount of their time has been spent collecting or retrieving data.
Please bear with me and keep your mind open for a minute longer.
As proud as she was of Jonathan, it was Alex who stayed on her mind for a long time after the phone call.
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.
We see with our eyes many people doing mind-numbingly boring jobs and assume that is all they are capable of doing.
A bright idea, however, shot into my mind, and the problem was solved.
Halfway through supper Prince Andrew leaned his elbows on the table and, with a look of nervous agitation such as Pierre had never before seen on his face, began to talk--as one who has long had something on his mind and suddenly determines to speak out.
She drug her mind back from that thought.
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.
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.
"Never mind, my little fellows," said Mr. Lincoln "I will put you in your own cozy little bed."
Some have suggested that doing crossword puzzles helps keep the mind active.
It boggles the mind, especially when you consider that this science is in its infancy.
"I have always been so," said he, "from my childhood; I never had much mind; I was not like other children; I am weak in the head.
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.
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.
Like Alex, it was impossible to guess what was going on in his mind by the expression on his face.
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.
"My mind, my mind aches?" questioned Princess Mary.
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.
This modern branch of mathematics, unknown to the ancients, when dealing with problems of motion admits the conception of the infinitely small, and so conforms to the chief condition of motion (absolute continuity) and thereby corrects the inevitable error which the human mind cannot avoid when it deals with separate elements of motion instead of examining continuous motion.