How to use Brutes in a sentence
The walkers are big, unwieldy brutes and you do get a feeling for the sheer weight and power these machines throw about.
The innocent girl, Lisa, finds herself the object of the savage brutes ' sordid desires.
The hulking brutes fingered their weapons and showed long fangs at such insolence from a female; but they did not detain her.
The phenomena of feeling, of desire and aversion, of love and hatred, of fear and revenge, and the perception of external relations manifested in the life of brutes, imply, not only through the analogy which they display to the human faculties, but likewise from all that we can learn or conjecture of their particular nature, the superadded existence of a principle distinct from the mere mechanism of material bodies.
Master Chief, the Covenant, and the Brutes can all wall run in the first person.Advertisement
Charge the Plasma Pistol and use the big overcharge to kill 10 Brutes.
The guys get roused from their sleep in the middle of the night by some brutes and are taken to meet Brody at the "Bro Mansion".
Reason and thought, the essential quality of the soul, do not belong to the brutes; there is an impassable gulf fixed between man and the lower animals.
The other attitude, however, is that into which simple-minded Latin peasants actually lapse, as it is also that which characterizes other religions ancient or modern which use pictures or sculptures of gods, demons, men, brutes, or of particular parts and organs of the same.
Their colonists were not farmers but trappers, woodrangers, coureurs du bois, who married Indian women, and formed a mixed race known as the bois brutes.Advertisement
His views about the origin of society and language and the faculties by which man is distinguished from the brutes have many curious points of contact with Darwinism and neo-Kantianism.
Naming is what distinguishes man from the brutes.
The so-called higher virtues are mere hypocrisy, and arise from the selfish desire to be superior to the brutes.
It need not, therefore, surprise us that the man who formulated the sum of virtue in justice and benevolence was unable to be just to his own kinsfolk and reserved his compassion largely for the brutes, and that the delineator of asceticism was more than moderately sensible of the comforts and enjoyments of life.
The orations were followed by a prodigious quantity of Latin verse, which appeared in successive volumes in 1 533, 1 534, 1 539, 1 54 6 and 1547; of these, a friendly critic, Mark Pattison, is obliged to approve the judgment of Huet, who says, "par ses poesies brutes et informes Scaliger a deshonore le Parnasse"; yet their numerous editions show that they commended themselves not only to his contemporaries, but to succeeding scholars.Advertisement
Much more is to be said for the view that man's larger and more highly organized brain accounts for those mental powers in which he so absolutely surpasses the brutes.
He envied the brutes; he envied the very stones on the street, and the tiles on the houses.
I mean, that what hulking brutes are for aint they?
Apart from his parents, the two greatest influences on his life from boyhood on were both, arguably, dumb brutes.
I've said repeatedly that terrorists are by definition low-tech brutes.Advertisement
What nasty brutes they are!
For while he maintains constantly his favourite maxim "that there is nothing in the intellect which has not been in the senses" (nihil in intellectu quod non pries fuerit in sensu), while he contends that the imaginative faculty (phantasia) is the counterpart of sense - that, as it has to do with material images, it is itself, like sense, material, and essentially the same both in men and brutes; he at the same time admits that the intellect, which he affirms to be immaterial and immortal - the most characteristic distinction of humanity - attains notions and truths of which no effort of sensation or imagination can give us the slightest apprehension (Op. ii..383).
The one is commonly transitory, a sound, a tongue, a dialect merely, almost brutish, and we learn it unconsciously, like the brutes, of our mothers.