Her arms slid around his neck of their own volition and she pressed close to him passionately returning his affection.
The top opened of its own volition, revealing an aged stone dagger with dulled edges and a chipped stone hilt.
Lost in the food fantasy, she didn't see Gabriel disappear into the jungle. Katie blinked and looked around, still uneasy with the snakelike branches that moved of their own volition overhead. She didn't know what kind of creatures followed or what other critters would live in the Immortal jungle, but she wanted nothing to do with such a weird place.
Her arms slid around his neck of their own volition and she eagerly returned his kiss.
Yet this primordial creative nature is endowed with volition with regard to its own development.
The working of the energy in the disciples is conditioned by the continued life and volition of their Master at His Father's right hand in heaven.
In ethics the term is used, like indeterminism, to denote the theory that mental change cannot always be ascribed to previously ascertained psychological states, and that volition is not causally related to the motives involved.
Spontaneous volition is free as reflective, but it is the prior act of the two.
This view of liberty of will is the only one in accordance with the facts of humanity; it excludes reflective volition, and explains the enthusiasm of the poet and the artist in the act of creation; it explains also the ordinary actions of mankind, which are done as a rule spontaneously and not after reflective deliberation.
These laws are inextricably mixed in consciousness with the data of volition and sensation, with free activity and fatal action or impression, and they guide us in rising to a personal being, a self or free cause, and to an impersonal reality, a not-me - nature, the world of force - lying out of us, and modifying us.
As I refer to myself the act of attention and volition, so I cannot but refer the sensation to some cause, necessarily other than myself, that is, to an external cause, whose existence is as certain for me as my own existence, since the phenomenon which suggests it to me is as certain as the phenomenon which had suggested my reality, and both are given in each other.
The self is found to be a cause of force, free in its action, on the ground that we are obliged to relate the volition of consciousness to the self as its cause, and its ultimate cause.
Cousin's doctrine of spontaneity in volition can hardly be said to be more successful than his impersonality of the reason through.
Sudden, unpremeditated volition may be the earliest and the most artistic, but it is not the best.