How to use Imagined in a sentence
She closed her eyes and imagined them home in Texas.
She imagined all kinds of reasons why he wouldn't want her to go - none of them good.
He imagined Jame's creaky voice chanting it with him.
It cushioned her bare feet the way she imagined a cloud might.
She imagined the surprised look on his face — what he would say.Advertisement
He closed his eyes and imagined himself to be one of the great cats he tracked in the forest.
Megan closed her eyes and imagined she was in a rain forest along the Amazon.
Maybe she imagined his hand squeezing hers.
She skulked and imagined him doing the same in the back of the cave.
Maybe she had imagined a relationship that night in Texas.Advertisement
She was (or imagined she was) putting on paper the things which had interested her.
With trembling hands Natasha held that passionate love letter which Dolokhov had composed for Anatole, and as she read it she found in it an echo of all that she herself imagined she was feeling.
He deserved it for kissing her and making her feel things she never, ever, ever imagined she'd feel for any man, let alone a monster like him.
She imagined he looked much like the man before her, thick and strong.
She imagined him snarling over the book she pushed in and replacing the one she'd been reading.Advertisement
That happened only when, as was the case that day, her husband returned home, or a sick child was convalescent, or when she and Countess Mary spoke of Prince Andrew (she never mentioned him to her husband, who she imagined was jealous of Prince Andrew's memory), or on the rare occasions when something happened to induce her to sing, a practice she had quite abandoned since her marriage.
And it was uglier than she imagined a spaceship to be.
A whole lot better than she had imagined.... yet still a blow.
As the Guardian, he'd been her emotional support, and he'd imagined this look when she discussed how scared she was of what was going on outside the Peak.
It took too long for Brady to appear, and her stomach twisted as she imagined him blown to pieces.Advertisement
This is even better than I had imagined.
Gods, it was better than I imagined!
I imagined fields full of blue flowered borage, with her bees busying themselves on it.
Assuming that she did go down to see him, Princess Mary imagined the words he would say to her and what she would say to him, and these words sometimes seemed undeservedly cold and then to mean too much.
It was going to be much more pleasurable than she imagined.Advertisement
She held nothing back as he drove her to sensations and heights she'd never imagined.
In the distance was a dark swath of park leading up to the lit-up Eiffel Tower, which was larger than she'd imagined.
He had prepared for many scenarios, but this was beyond anything imagined.
It was so far removed from anything he had imagined.
Maybe it was because he took his time, or because there were so many opportunities that were passed over – whatever the case, it wasn't as unpleasant as she had imagined.
She walked through the gateway and imagined herself as important as the White God walking into his palace.
Her gaze remained steady, daring him to do as he imagined.
Trying to balance her time between the children, Alex and her guests proved more difficult than she imagined.
Not unnaturally the training which the younger Mill received has aroused amazement and criticism; and it is reasonable to doubt whether the material knowledge which he retained in the result was as valuable to him as his father imagined.
The change in the situation is surely not greater than can be imagined within the lifetime of Paul.
We cannot here enter into the infinite details of the other subdivisions imagined by Joachim, or into his system of perpetual concordances between the New and the Old Testaments, which, according to him, furnish the prefiguration of the third age.
From these reveries he was at length awakened by news which indicated that the consequences of Macdonald's defeat had been far more serious to the moral of that command than he had imagined.
Under the influence of an applied electric force, he imagined that the B part of the first molecule was liberated at the anode, and that the A part thus isolated united with the B part of the second molecule, which, in its turn, passed on its A to the B of the third molecule.
As we have seen, Grotthus imagined that it was the electric forces which sheared the ions past each other and loosened the chemical bonds holding the opposite parts of each dissolved molecule together.
Arrhenius pointed out that these exceptions would be brought into line if the ions of electrolytes were imagined to be separate entities each capable of producing its own pressure effects just as would an ordinary dissolved molecule.
In algebra he discovered the method of approximating to the real roots of an equation by means of continued fractions, and imagined a general process of solving algebraical equations of every degree.
The two Andradas, who imagined they could govern the young emperor as a sovereign of their own creation, encountered great opposition in the constitutional assembly, which had been opened in Rio in May 1823, to discuss the project of a new constitution.
Roscellinus appears at first to have imagined that his tritheistic theory had the sanction of Lanfranc and Anselm, and the latter was led in consequence to compose his treatise De fide Trinitatis.
It was at first very naturally imagined that the simple revival of classical and especially of Greek literature would at once produce the same brilliant results in medicine as in literature and philosophy.
Not only so, but the physician, thus fascinated by "types," and impressed by the silent monumentsof the pathological museum, was led to localize disease too much, to isolate the acts of nature, and to forget not only the continuity of the phases which lead up to the exemplary forms, or link them together, but to forget also that even between the types themselves relations of affinity must exist - and these oftentimes none the less intimate for apparent diversities of form, for types of widely different form may be, and indeed often are, more closely allied than types which have more superficial resemblance - and to forget, moreover, how largely negative is the process of abstraction by which types are imagined.
In reality, a very liberal expenditure of artillery ammunition on the part of the fleet was doing considerably less damage to the Ottoman defences than the Allied sailors imagined to be the case.
They imagined that, like other nations, they would fallbefore their superior tactics and valour; and their cupidity was inflamed by the prospect of marching to Calcutta and plundering the country.
He considered the horizontal strata of this hyperboloid as always in motion, while the remainder of the water was in a state of rest, and imagined that there was a kind of cataract in the middle of the fluid.
Thus all historians are agreed with regard to the Babylonian chronology back to the year 747 B.C., and with regard to that of Assyria back to the year 911 B.C. It is in respect of the periods anterior to these two dates that different writers have propounded differing systems of chronology, and, as might be imagined, the earlier the period we examine the greater becomes the discrepancy between the systems proposed.
In endeavouring to make a pan of less power do as much and as good work as one of greater power, they have imagined many ingenious mechanical contrivances, such as currents produced mechanically to promote evaporation and crystallization, feeding the pan from many points in order to spread the feed equally throughout the mass of sugar being cooked, and so on.
His government, too, weighed heavily upon the people, and the king was less popular than is sometimes imagined.
Bolingbroke's conversation, described by Lord Chesterfield as "such a flowing happiness of expression that even his most familiar conversations if taken down in writing would have borne the press without the least correction," his delightful companionship, his wit, good looks, and social qualities which charmed during his lifetime and made firm friendships with men of the most opposite character, can now only be faintly imagined.
More than a century was required to invent methods of investigating the conditions of the motion of systems of bodies such as Descartes imagined.
As a preliminary to examining further into the nature of molecular motion and the differences of character of this motion, let us try to picture the state of things which would exist in a mass of solid matter in which all the molecules are imagined to be at rest relatively to one another.
No molecule could possibly be imagined for which n had a negative value or the value n =1.
They were narrow but strong; no better example can be imagined of what the French call " the defects of one's qualities."
The expression was borrowed from Josephus by Luke, who wrongly imagined that Lysanias I.
This, he imagined, would compel an assailant to maintain large forces in the advanced trenches, which he proposed to attack by vertical fire from mortars.
A more serious breach could scarcely be imagined.
On the other hand, those who imagined aethers in order to explain phenomena could not specify the nature of the motion of these media, and could not prove that the media, as imagined by them, would produce the effects they were meant to explain.
The former was now mixed with Latin and classical expressions; much of the literature consists of fulsome panegyric, verses written on the marriages and funerals of nobles, with conceits and fantastic ideas, devoid of all taste, drawn from their coats of arms. The poets of this period are, as may be imagined, in most cases mere rhymesters; there are, however, a few whose names are worth recapitulating, such as Waclaw Potocki (c. 1622 - c. 1696), now known to have been the author of the Wojna Chocimska, or "War of Khotin," the same campaign which afterwards formed the subject of the epic of Krasicki.
Men who imagined that they might at any moment be caught up to meet the Lord in the air were not likely to take steps for the instruction of the generations that might come after them.
Sellmeier adopted the elastic-solid theory of the ether, and imagined the molecules to be attached to the ether surrounding them, but free to vibrate about their mean positions within a limited range.
But the fantastic relations imagined by him of planetary movements and distances to musical intervals and geometrical constructions seemed to himself discoveries no less admirable than the achievements which have secured his lasting fame.
His early life gave little indication of his subsequent activity, and up to the moment of his accession in 1855 no one ever imagined that he would be known to posterity as a great reformer.
In his Belfast address (1874), while admitting that matter as understood by Democritus is insufficient, because atoms without sensation cannot be imagined to produce sensation, he contended, nevertheless, that matter properly understood is " the promise and potency of all terrestrial life."
As may be imagined, they carried their lives in their hands in case of discovery.
These were discovered to be, not a part of Britain as was imagined at first, but a separate group by themselves, now known as the Scillies; hence it is improbable that the Phoenicians ever worked the tin-mines in Cornwall.
Here, on the 25th of October, the commissioners again met; and one of them alone, Lord Zouch, dissented from the verdict by which Mary was found guilty of having, since the 1st of June preceding, compassed and imagined divers matters tending to the destruction of Elizabeth.
When it is remembered that the woodwork is infested by the pile worm (Teredo navalis), the ravages of which were discovered in 1731, the labour and expense incurred in the construction and maintenance of the sea dikes now existing may be imagined.
The centuries of labour and self-sacrifice involved in the making of this complete and harmonious system of combined defence and reclamation are better imagined than described, and even at the present day the evidences of the struggle are far less apparent than real.
His election caused considerable surprise, and it is suggested by Ammianus Marcellinus that he was wrongly identified with another Jovian, chief notary, whose name also had been put forward, or that, during the acclamations, the soldiers mistook the name Jovianus for Julianus, and imagined that the latter had recovered from his illness.
The ultimate elements of experience must be real units, capable of being represented or imagined in isolation.
Thunderstorms are frequent and occasionally very severe, between May and September; the annual average of thunderstorms for the decennium1888-1897was 505, the greatest frequency was in May (average 100.3) and in June (average 90.7); the severity of these storms may be imagined from the fact that in a half-hour between 5 and 6 p.m.
In September 1273 the electors met and raised to the throne a Swabian noble, Rudolph, count of Habsburg, who proved to possess more energy than they had imagined possible.
He fancied that he had to deal with a mere monkish quarrel; at one time he even imagined that a little money would set the difficulty at rest.
We are told by Dr Derham in his Life of Ray that the reason of his refusal "was not (as some have imagined) his having taken the ` Solemn League and Covenant,' for that he never did, and often declared that he ever thought it an unlawful oath; but he said he could not declare for those that had taken the oath that no obligation lay upon them, but feared there might."
Sprenger arrives at this explanation by a very artificial method; and besides, Mahomet was not so simple as the Moslem traditionalists, who imagined that the Abyssinians could read a piece of the Arabic Koran.
When the sky was imagined as a cow, whc was a calf born anew every morning.
The activities of German agents, some real and many imagined, seemed to call for vigorous action.
When Miltitz arrived in Germany he discovered that the movement was much more important than the Roman Curia had imagined.
Sometimes imagined to be the " locusts " eaten by John the Baptist, on which account the tree is often called the locust-tree.
Hating as he did feudal class institutions and Tudor-Stuart traditions of arbitrary rule, 2 his attitude can be imagined toward Hamilton's oft-avowed partialities - and Jefferson assumed, his intrigues - for British class-government with its eighteenth-century measure of corruption.
It may be imagined further that, when he established himself at the Academy, his first care was to draw up a scheme of education, including arithmetic, geometry (plane and solid), astronomy, harmonics and dialectic, and that it was not until he had arranged for the carrying out of this programme that he devoted himself to the special functions of professor of philosophy.
The highest thermodynamic efficiency will be reached when the working substance is at the top of its temperature range while any heat is being received and at the bottom while any heat is being rejected - as is the case in the cycle of operations of the theoretically imagined engine of Carnot.
The economic stimulus given by such times may be imagined.
As may be imagined, this led to a rapid increase in population, mainly during the rith to 13th centuries.
The velocities referred to are the velocities of the various points of the body in any imagined motion of the body through the position in question; they obviously bear to one another the same ratios as the corresponding infinitesimal displacements.
As political writers imagined a patriarchal innocence prior to codes of law, so men of letters sought in popular unwritten poetry the freshness and simplicity which were wanting in the prevailing styles.
But neither answers to his natural appearance, or to the appearance which he is imagined to present in the earlier books.
For the Revolution had not " abolished Christianity," even among the educated classes, quite so thoroughly as it imagined.
It must not be imagined that so great a change as that implied by the Renaissance was accomplished without premonitory symptoms and previous endeavours.
The other world, with its imagined heaven and hell, haunted the conscience like a nightmare.
Humanism implied the rejection of those visions of a future and imagined state of souls as the only absolute reality, which had fascinated the imagination of the middle ages.
There is no doubt that each of these men, and Bancroft in particular, influenced the policy of the administration, yet the historian James Schouler, who has made a careful study of the Polk papers, is doubtless correct in saying that the president himself was "the framer of the public policy which he carried into so successful execution, and that instead of being led (as many might have imagined) by the more famous statesmen of his administration and party who surrounded him, he in reality led and shaped his own executive course."
If the sea be imagined as rising ioo ft., a new coast-line, with bays and estuaries indented in the valleys, would appear at the new sea-level.
It is urged, indeed, that the author of Chronicles could not have imagined a prophet to have sympathized with such a king as Zedekiah so warmly as is implied by Lamentations iv.
The great thrust-plane which is thus imagined to exist at the base of the Himalaya, corresponds with the " major thrusts " of the N.W.
It follows that of " parts " of the soul, as previous thinkers imagined, there can be no question; all that can consistently be maintained is that from the centre of the body - the heart - seven distinct air-currents are discharged to various organs, which are so many modes of the one soul's activity.'
The attendants reply as may be imagined; and Josaphat goes home more pensive than ever, dwelling on the certainty of death and on what shall be thereafter.
Some ecclesiastical historians have fondly imagined that after the sack of Rome the bishop Innocent returned to a position of predominance.
We can now consider the question how the god was imagined in the popular belief of the earliest and later periods.
The conspirators imagined that a terrorized and helpless government would readily agree to all their demands.
The name was given by Captain Cook, in his exploratory voyage in 1770, to the southern portion of the eastern coast of Australia, from some imagined resemblance of its coast-line to that of South Wales.
Such a voice of the people cannot be imagined in Judaea, but Samaria was more open than Judaea to the influence of Greek ideas.
But fire was not the simple thing that the many imagined, and Simon distinguished between its hidden and its manifest qualities, maintaining, like Locke, that the former were the cause of the latter.
Conceivably enough the story of Jeremiah's journey to Egypt (or Mizrim) may have been imagined to supply a background for the artificial prophecies ascribed to Jeremiah in chs.
Night and day, in bed, at table, at work, evil spirits, as he imagined, were repeating close to his ear the words, "Sell him, sell him."
At length the clouds broke; the light became clearer and clearer; and the enthusiast who had imagined that he was branded with the mark of the first murderer, and destined to the end of the arch-traitor, enjoyed peace and a cheerful confidence in the mercy of God.
She imagined that this was the beginning of a courtship, and began to build daydreams about becoming his principal wife, but he took no further notice of her and passed on.
The resulting confusion and uncertainty may be imagined.
But then having thought on a tender way of polishing, proper for metall, whereby, as I imagined, the figure also would be corrected to the last; I began to try, what might be effected in this kind, and by degrees so far perfected an Instrument (in the essential parts of it like that I sent to London), by which I could discern Jupiters 4 Concomitants, and shewed them divers times to two others of my acquaintance.
I was apt to suspect there might be some cause or other unknown to me which might disturb the sesquialteral proportions, for the influences of the planets one upon another seemed not great enough, though I imagined Jupiter's influence greater than your numbers determine it.
The English king no doubt imagined that he had secured a good bargain, as he had kept the princesss dowry, and yet never gave Ferdinand any practical assistance in war or peace.
Other persons imagined that he should have followed the precedent which had been set by Lord Grey in 1831, and, after a short prorogation, have reintroduced his measure in a new session.
Plucker, moreover, imagined a system of line-co-ordinates (tangential co-ordinates).
Even among his friends in youth (Sir Edward Lytton Bulwer, for example), and not improbably among the city men who wagered their p Y g Y g money in irrecoverable loans to him on the chance of his success, there may have been some who compassed the thought of Benjamin Disraeli as prime minister and peer; but at no time could any fancy have imagined him remembered so enduringly as Lord Beaconsfield has been.
How, then, could it be imagined that with six years of power from his seventieth year, the Jew "adventurer," mysterious and theatrical to the last, should fill a greater space in the mind of England twenty years after death than Peel or Palmerston after five?
Cicero says, " Physiologia naturae ratio," and such was the meaning of the name Physiologus, given to a cyclopaedia of what was known and imagined about earth, sea, sky, birds, beasts and fishes, which for a thousand years was the authoritative source of information on these matters, and was translated into every European tongue.
Space, he says, appears when we use our senses of sight and touch; succession he finds " suggested " by all the changing phenomena of sense, and by " what passes in our minds "; number is " suggested by every object of our senses, and every thought of our minds, by everything that either doth exist or can be imagined."
Lafayette, who imagined himself to be copying the American constitution, proposed that the king should have a suspensive veto.
Even on the cardinal point on which Aristotle entered into direct controversy with Plato, the definite disagreement between the two is less than at first appears; the objections of the disciple hit that part of the master's system that was rather imagined than thought; the main positive result of Platonic speculation only gains in distinctness by the application of Aristotelian analysis.
But the sanctions of this law were vaguely and, for the most part, feebly imagined; its principles were essentially unwritten, and thus referred not to the external will of an Almighty Being who claimed unquestioning submission, but rather to the reason that gods and men shared, by the exercise of which alone they could be adequately known and defined.
Of later poets, down to more recent times, perhaps the best was Sigurd of Broadfirth, many of whose prettiest poems were composed in Greenland like those of Jon Biarnisson before him, c. 1750; John Thorlaksson's translation of Milton's great epic into Eddic verse is praiseworthy in intention, but, as may be imagined, falls far short of its aim.
Misled, however, into identifying it with magnetism, he imagined circulation in the solar system to be maintained through the material compulsion of fibrous emanations from the sun, carried round by his axial rotation.
All religions are positive, or their characteristics and value are mainly determined by the manner in which the world is conceived and imagined.
He became alarmed at the responsibilities which he saw would fall upon him, and imagined that by an appearance of reform he would be able to shift on to others the responsibility for any errors he might commit.
At a period when all the world was a little mad, the parlement The had imagined a loyalist revolt, and, though it raised Fronde an armed protest, this was not against the king but of the against Mazarin and the persons to whom he had Parlenient.
Fronde The victor of Lens and Charenton imagined that every of the one was under an obligation to him, and laid claim to a dictatorship so insupportable that Anne of Austria and Mazarin assured by Gondi of the concurrence of the parlement and peoplehad him arrested.
Gail imagined that there was an organized conspiracy to belittle his learning and professional success, and there was a standing quarrel between him and his literary opponents.
I never imagined any Guardian would go to the extent that you have.
He had delayed mentioning the subject, knowing the old man, who devoured crime in the printed form and imagined it everywhere else, would stomp all over this real dilemma like a peasant in a wine vat.
The resolution of that sticky problem produced a solid, albeit abbreviated, night's sleep, surprisingly unfettered by dreams starring such names as Fitzgerald, Larkin, and Dawkins in imagined roles and sinister locations.
She didn't know what he thought from the distance, but she imagined him pissy as usual.
I didn't plan any of it, but all of a sudden, there you are, every dream you ever imagined staring you smack in the faceâ€”unbelievable optionsâ€”every kid's fantasy come true.
Whatever his intent, he was chasing her â€“ and she certainly hadn't imagined the kiss.
Carmen, if you ever feel threatened by him, get away from him as fast as you can â€“ imagined or not.
Maybe it was because he took his time, or because there were so many opportunities that were passed over â€“ whatever the case, it wasn't as unpleasant as she had imagined.
Marriage was so much more than she could have imagined â€“ and yet...
She loved him with a passion that he never could have imagined â€“ and still wasn't sure he deserved.
She imagined the surprised look on his face â€” what he would say.
The world appeared in slow motion around her, the demon's magic making her move with speed she never imagined possible.
He had never imagined anything but vengeance would ever stir his blood like the sweet, brave woman before him did!
Sometimes he imagined meeting Rob in a secluded spot and beating him to a pulp.
These are unleashed in the context of state crisis where former loyalties are replaced with highly affective commitment to rectification of imagined historical wrongs.
Upper class circles imagined that the country was overrun by Bolshevik agitators.
Even the attic, which had been converted into my bedroom, was the most perfect little bijou attic that could possibly be imagined.
We flee into the security of an imagined being, or we flee from being altogether into our own imagination.
I imagined they were responding to some report of a blocked drain, by sucking out the underground pipes along the road.
In which the radio dramatist can work on the principle that anything which can be described can be imagined.
Of course, in 1933 no-one ever imagined in their wildest dreams that he might actually try to murder them all.
He imagined opening it and letting out a nexus of multi-coloured wires, or bloody entrails.
Bloody battles were imagined, in which one race virtually exterminated another and populated the country anew.
The imagined felicity vanished, and he begged Dionysius to remove him from his seat of peril.
Then came the foresters in their scarves of Lincoln Green, making up as brave a show of England's defenders could be imagined.
By contrast, the pastoral Fula are Pulaar Burrure, " bush Fula ", imagined to lead ruder and less 87 sophisticated lives.
I imagined the graveyard that day, full of dense greenery.
The term ' race ' is sometimes used to divide humanity into different groups according to real or imagined common descent.
Also, I had fondly imagined that we would have vast quantities and that we would have made tons of jam.
And we are not quite so invincible as we always imagined.
This means that the most interesting parts of the play are overshadowed or left to the imagined prosecution lawyer Tom Morton.
Historical No-one before Hubble imagined that the spiral nebulae might be other galaxies.
Out of the haze walked the most realistic looking Master Chief ever imagined, assault rifle in hand.
An imagined funeral rite or pagan ritual with Alex listening in.
He was a more convincing prose stylist than he imagined.
Now your rack toms can be mounted closer together for a much more ergonomic setup than ever imagined.
The best bit was falling for styles that I'd imagined to be too twee or impractical.
But there's a constant undercurrent of peril, real or imagined, that keeps them on our toes.
Suppose someone imagined a blue and white striped unicorn.
And when the murderer is finally unmasked, his motives are revealed to be stranger than anyone imagined.
There is humor mixed with the wishful thinking in his imagined peasant uprising.
We usually visualize our imagined future good luck as something that will unexpectedly " come out of the blue " and surprise us.
However, I imagined that I was in a tight place, and it appeared wisest to leave the stuff alone.
A final reflection then teaches us that the nature of this universal and all-pervading substance can only be imagined by us as something analogous to our own mental life, where alone we experience the unity of a substance (which we call self) preserved in the multitude of its (mental) states.
But modern discoveries in radioactivity 2 are in favour of the existence of the atom, although they lead to the belief that the atom is not so eternal and unchangeable a thing as Dalton and his predecessors imagined, and in fact, that the atom itself may be subject to that eternal law of growth and decay of which Lucretius speaks.
In the judgment of D'Alembert the Cartesan theory was the best that the observations of the age admitted; and " its explanation of gravity was one of the most ingenious hypotheses which philosophy ever imagined."
The conclusions at which he arrives have not been so useful as he imagined, in consequence of the mechanical difficulties.
He discovered that parliamentary government after all was not the easy and plain task that Pym and Vane had imagined, and Cromwell had in the end no better justification of his rule than that which Strafford had suggested to Charles I., - "parliament refusing (to give support and co-operation in carrying on the government) you are acquitted before God and man."
There is this difference, however, between this experiment and the operation imagined by Maxwell, that when the gases have diffused the experiment cannot be repeated; and it is no more contrary to the dissipation of energy than is the fact that work may be derived at the expense of heat when a gas expands into a vacuum, for the working substance is not finally restored to its original condition; while Maxwell's "demons" may operate without limit.
Harvey proceeds to contrast this view with that of the " Medici," or followers of Hippocrates and Galen, who, " badly philosophizing," imagined that the brain, the heart, and the liver were simultaneously first generated in the form of vesicles; and, at the same time, while expressing his agreement with Aristotle in the principle of epigenesis, he maintains that it is the blood which is the primal generative part, and not, as Aristotle thought, the heart.
In addition to these great and beneficent changes, means were taken for developing more rapidly the vast natural resources of the country, public instruction received an unprecedented impetus, a considerable amount of liberty was accorded to the press, a strong spirit of liberalism pervaded rapidly all sections of the educated classes, a new imaginative and critical literature dealing with economic, philosophical and political questions sprang into existence, and for a time the young generation fondly imagined that Russia, awakening from her traditional lethargy, was about to overtake, and soon to surpass, on the path of national progress, the older nations of western Europe.
Throughout his historical career - at the Ecole Normale and the Sorbonne and in his lectures delivered to the empress Eugenie - his sole aim was to ascertain the truth, and in the defence of truth his polemics against what he imagined to be the blindness and insincerity of his critics sometimes assumed a character of harshness and injustice.
In 1806 Fischer de Waldheim, in his Tableaux syn- optiques de zoognosie (p. 181), quoting Nieremberg, extended his figure of speech, and, while justly deprecating the notion that the series of forms belonging to any particular group of creatures - the Mammalia was that whence he took his instance - could be placed in a straight line, imagined the various genera to be arrayed in a series of contiguous circles around Man as a centre.
At the same time Muller showed himself, his power of discrimination notwithstanding, to fall behind Nitzsch in one very crucial point, for he refused to the latter's Picariae the rank that had been claimed for them, and imagined that the groups associated under that name formed but a third " tribe" - Picarii - of a great order Insessores, the others being (1) the Oscines or Polymyodi - the singing birds by emphasis, whose inferior larynx was endowed with the full number of five pairs of song-muscles, and (2) the Tracheophones, composed of some South-American families.
The word Shetland is supposed to be simply a modernized rendering of the Old Norse Hjaltland, of which the meaning is variously given as "high land," "Hjalti's land" - after Hjalti, a man whose name occurs in ancient Norse literature, but of whom little else is known - and "hilt land," in allusion to an imagined, though not too obvious, resemblance in the configuration of the archipelago to the hilt of a sword.
Torricelli, observing that in a jet where the water rushed through a small ajutage it rose to nearly the same height with the reservoir from which it was supplied, imagined that it ought to move with the same velocity as if it had fallen through that height by the force of gravity, and hence he deduced the proposition that the velocities of liquids are as the square root of the head, apart from the resistance of the air and the friction of the orifice.
On the news of the battle (coupled with that of a fresh army appearing on the Korean coast),' Kuropatkin instantly sent off part of his embryo central mass to bar the mountain passes of Fenshuiling and Motienling against the imagined relentless pursuit of the victors, and prepared to shift his centre of concentration back to Mukden.
On a plane figure this solid diagram must be drawn in perspective, the third axis C being imagined to lie out of the plane of the paper.
He found in Tycho's ample legacy of first-class data precisely what enabled him to try, by the touchstone of fact, the successive hypotheses that he imagined; and his untiring patience in comparing and calculating the observations at his disposal was rewarded by a series of unique discoveries.
We control the temperature of our surroundings, eat food from around the world, and own possessions no king could have imagined.
If we have the will and if we do the work, we can make the world greater than we have ever imagined.
But I soon discovered that college was not quite the romantic lyceum I had imagined.
He again vividly recalled the details of the battle, no longer dim, but definite and in the concise form in which he imagined himself stating them to the Emperor Francis.
With the present complex forms of political and social life in Europe can any event that is not prescribed, decreed, or ordered by monarchs, ministers, parliaments, or newspapers be imagined?
The adults also reminisced about the city in years gone by and the children imagined how the city might change in the future.
The NEC turned out to be worse than any of us imagined.
But there 's a constant undercurrent of peril, real or imagined, that keeps them on our toes.
I had in fact written the letter the day before Hogmanay and imagined this pleasant visitation of the spirits of the past.
The Gordon twins' birthday party was even more rambunctious than I could have imagined.
When you first began planning your baby nursery, you probably imagined his sweet, little body snuggled securely into a bassinet or crib and didn't give a second thought to toddler furniture.
Pinning may sound like a scary undertaking, especially with a squirmy baby; however, with some practice, you will find that it is not as difficult as you once imagined.
There are more varieties than can be imagined and the prices vary widely, too.
Though Greg has always wanted a pet, Sweetie is not exactly what he had imagined.
Return policy - One danger with home décor catalog shopping is that sometimes, when you get the item in your home, it is bigger/smaller/a different color than you had imagined it to be.
This is truly a shade I never imagined I'd be able to pull off.
If you're paying a little more than, say, you ever imagined you would pay for eye shadow, you can guarantee you'll get more than just good color payoff.
Keep in mind that most people are members of a site longer than they initially imagined they would be, so you should budget for longer than you might think.
One that doesn't stink up your house or a pet that can look like any animal real or imagined?
When you think about the age we live in, you almost have to wonder where to draw the line between the real and the imagined.
Years ago, no one could have imagined that the world of online freelance work would have advanced to the point where it is today.
This creative license also provides the opportunity for your pictures to wow your audience in ways you may have never imagined.
When we encounter a threat, whether real or imagined, the body reacts with a stress response.
When the nerve impulses send the signals to your brain, it is unable to tell the difference of an imagined or real situation or occurrence.
For many people, anxiety comes from memories or imagined future events rather than what is happening in the present moment.
I didn't hear from him all weekend and imagined he was having a great time.
Busy brides to be may find that accessing their inner wedding planner is harder than they originally imagined.
She also shared that she never imagined her show would be the catalyst for her now multi-billion dollar media enterprise.
Nudity is customarily imagined as a "natural" state-since we are all born naked-and yet its powerful social and cultural regulation means that it is anything but simple or natural.
Thus, nakedness has been able to be imagined as both an indecent state needing to be covered by "culture" (clothing) and a pure state far superior to the indecent cultural masquerade of clothing.
The nakedness of "savages," for example, has been imagined as evidence of their inferior humanness-but it has also been subject to romanticization (the "naturalness" of the "noble savage").
In the Judaic tradition, however, in which the Godhead was imagined as gloriously veiled, nakedness was more likely to signify degradation, humiliation, or loss of personhood.
These plants are far more accommodating than at first was imagined.
Instead of the dozen, it should be grown by the hundred, and no prettier sight can well be imagined than a large sheet of this graceful Hyacinth, with its loose racemes of vivid amethyst flowers.
One thing that is certain, Dave Carroll and his band have received more exposure from that first United Breaks Guitars video than they could ever have imagined.
Some classical guitar players find that locating a strap for their classical guitar is more difficult that they might have imagined.
At America's Best, eyeglasses can be more affordable than you ever imagined.
With your night vision device in hand, you can explore the world of darkness and discover new things that you've never imagined.
With different lens coatings, materials, styles, and manufacturing techniques, your glasses will be more comfortable than you could have ever imagined.
True Riddick goggles (those made with the Riddick movies in mind, that is) are available and more widespread than you might have imagined.
With such a rock 'n' roll team on board, fans from all over expected a lot and were given more than they could have imagined.
Some of the greatest stories and characters were first imagined inside the realm of a video game.
Basically, the renderings re-create a real (or imagined) object, pixel by pixel.
This is well beyond what anyone ever imagined possible when the very first app for iPhone was released just three years ago.
Body dysmorphic disorder-A psychiatric disorder marked by preoccupation with an imagined physical defect.
Anxiety-Worry or tension in response to real or imagined stress, danger, or dreaded situations.
Researchers suggest the difference may occur because the high scoring fantasy players were unable to distinguish imagined popularity from actual peer acceptance.
Children at this age are also prone to powerful fantasies, which can include imagined scenarios involving abandonment or punishment.
Head Start was imagined as a comprehensive program that would provide health and nutritional services to poor children, while also developing their cognitive skills.
If you keep your eyes open and your creativity honed, you'll probably end up with a better gig than you could have imagined.
Has your backside gotten a bit bigger than you imagined?
When someone sang "Itsy-bitsy, teeny-weeny, yellow polk-a-dot bikini...", bet they never imagined the swimsuits in these micro bikini pictures!
These two factors make selenium deficiency more possible than first imagined, but for those who don't get enough selenium through diet, it is also found in supplements.
Mentally head out to the beach with your bare feet and an imagined breeze.
You may end up spending more money than you imagined if you have several oddly shaped items, or have a lot of scraps that cannot wrap anything.
Well, the time has come, but it's better than we ever imagined it, because targeted dating methods don't just send us one name--more likely dozens of names of singles who share our interests, values, and goals.
There's almost always someone out there who's up for an imagined encounter.
Before you got engaged, I'll bet you imagined what it would be like to marry this wonderful man you were dating.
She imagined you going to your prom, getting married and having children.
Instead you will be mesmerized by the designs and cuts that you have never imagined.
This was the year Harley first imagined a bicycle engine.
She's never what she appears and yet more than you imagined.
He sang, danced, and imagined his way from the television screen into our preschooler's hearts, and now videos, toys, clothing, and bedding all feature the friendly purple T-Rex.
When their car breaks down, they are in for a hair-raising time as they discover exactly why the area is closed off; they discover deadly horrors beyond anything they could have ever imagined.
The final product may not be exactly what you imagined, but you'll rest comfortably knowing that it's been edited to its best state.
If you're shooting something you've only imagined until now, your project is sure to be rife with those personal touches that make it uniquely your own.
It will be a more focused vision of what you imagined it would be.
There are many people in the world who believe that they have unique abilities, and so they seek out psychic power tests in order to confirm whether those abilities are real or imagined.
Are all of these witness events imagined or misunderstood naturally occurring phenomena, or is there something truly magical and perhaps supernatural about the Ouija board?
The Woolfelt is the clog in its original form - in essence, the show that Karl Stegmann imagined his company would design forever.
The network couldn't have imagined during the show's initial gestation that it would become a phenomenon nor could they imagine that one day GH and soap opera could be used interchangeably in a sentence.
Bill cannot get away from Lorena and Jason finds escaping the Fellowship harder than he could have imagined.
Real or imagined, vampires live in the periphery of our collective psyche.
These tattoos serve a greater purpose to allow their favorite characters, both real and imagined, a chance to carry on.
Both together will help convey the design correctly to your tattoo artist so the finished work comes out just like you imagined.
Some believe that the average individual is able to develop skills further than imagined.
Cars are not only a machine that get you from here to there, they are the vehicles that take you away from home to places where you never thought you could go, to create memories that you never would have imagined.
I imagined my box as perfect for a small Christmas gift; the box could then become part of next year's decorations or could be used to store Christmas cards, hot chocolate packets or candy.
Most of the time, they will surprise you by coming up with something even greater thatn you imagined!
And, of course, I love hearing back from my happy clients who tell me that it was even better than they imagined.
The diet soda and heart disease study is by no means conclusive, but it should get you thinking about the choices you make every day and how they can affect your health in ways you might not have imagined.
This is your first evidence that your body is capable of accomplishing more than you ever imagined.
Believe it or not, it's quite common for couples not to have the wedding night they'd imagined.
Your budget may be big or small, but these options will rev up your shopping experience and provide more options than you could have imagined.
He used the juxtaposition to show the imagined life of Americans versus the harsh reality of life on the streets.
Although grounded in modern reality, most of this movie takes place in the imagined fantasy world of Buttercup and Wesley.
At times it is very obvious that the actors are on a sound stage, but this is forgivable because they are in an imagined fantasy world in which anything is acceptable.
She is seen as an almost equal by the omnipotent being Q, who suggested that there is far more to her than can be imagined.
That's a huge example, though, and there are many more prosaic items first imagined in scifi.
Working for years in a real government research lab, with real scientists on large-scale projects gave me an understanding for big science in ways I had not imagined.
The newly imagined series included humanoid Cylons, religious experiences, and a mystery unfolding behind what truly defines humanity.
When the authors who penned those stories submitted their work, you have to wonder if somehow they imagined the day people would be reading their work on a screen in an electronic format.
Urban fantasy began to grow in popularity in the mid 1980s as the modern era caught up with the earliest worlds imagined by science fiction.
If you're serious about the game, figuring out how to work some Restaurant City cheats might help you take your virtual diner to levels you never imagined.
Sometimes she imagined a large field of marijuana, but that would have been discovered long ago.
Laughing softly at the matching shadows of her hair and skirt, she imagined it was a Christmas tree.
Fortunately, breakfast was nothing like she imagined.
She was home again, and it would be even better than she had imagined.
He actually smiled, though it was so brief that she questioned whether she had imagined it.
Oblivious as we were at the time, this meeting of the five of us was the beginning of a relationship that fused our lives together in a way we never would have imagined.
While I followed them shopping I never imagined I'd be allotted the opportunity accomplish a daring strike so successfully and leave without a trace!
The only thing she could've imagined happening was an ambush.
Damian never imagined her protector might be the towering vamp before him.
She'd never paid much attention to appliances but imagined they might be intriguing to someone who had never seen them before.
She had always imagined how it would be, but there was no way she could have imagined how wonderful it actually was.
He swiped a badge to enter what she imagined was the Mecca of all science labs, with rows of stainless steel, machines, computers, and glass.
She imagined he went to her apartment to check on Toby and was struck by her longing to return to the tiny, cluttered mess of a life that was hers.
This was the way she had always imagined it would be.
Their numbers are far greater than anything we ever imagined.
Rhyn met her gaze. She never imagined him being defeated by anything, and she felt pain at the look on his face.
Whatever his intent, he was chasing her – and she certainly hadn't imagined the kiss.
Marriage was so much more than she could have imagined – and yet...
It didn't seem possible for her to succeed at Xander's latest trial, and the consequences were far greater than anything she imagined dealing with.
But I have just been at Leyden and Amsterdam to ask after Galileo's cosmical system as I imagined I had heard of its being printed last year in Italy.
In the experiment imagined by Lord Rayleigh a porous diaphragm takes the place of the partition and trap-doors imagined by Clerk Maxwell, and the molecules sort themselves automatically on account of the difference in their average velocities for the two gases.
He immediately brought forward a scheme for improving the condi - tion of the poorer clergy by equalizing the incomes of the bishops, the reception of which at the time may be imagined, though it was substantially the same as that carried into effect by Lord Melbourne's government fifty years later.
In any case the daughter-individuals produced from the buds may be imagined as remaining attached to the parent and forming a colony of individuals in organic connexion with one another, and thus three possible cases arise.
The condition of things can be imagined by supposing that in a medusa primitively of normal build, with tentacles at the margin, the umbrella has grown down past the insertion of the tentacles.
But Buffon further imagined that innumerable "molecules organiques " are dispersed throughout the world, and that alimentation consists in the appropriation by the parts of an.
But he was certainly not a man of genius, as has long been imagined, and his success was chiefly due to the support of the papacy; once his father was dead his career was at an end, and he could no longer play a prominent part in Italian affairs.
A distinct feature of this ritual was wµocbayta (eating the flesh of the victim raw), whereby the communicants imagined that they consumed and assimilated the god represented by the victim, and thus became filled with the divine ecstasy.
Having obtained these important concessions the tsar imagined for a moment that in any further territorial changes he would be consulted and his advice allowed due weight, and he seems even to have indulged in the hope that the affairs of Europe might be directed by himself and his new ally.
On the Congo, if a man commits a murder, the community votes whether he shall die or be expelled; if the latter, a victim is killed, of which all must partake; but this is not, as might be imagined, a case of Robertson Smith's piaculum for the re-establishment of the tribal bond; for the criminal is driven out of the community.
As is well known, great efforts were made by King Edgar to reduce the number of wolves in the country, but, notwithstanding the annual tribute of 300 skins paid to him during several years by the king of Wales, he was not altogether so successful as has been commonly imagined.
A more critical situation could scarcely be imagined.
Imagined as ideal man, i.e.
Anecdotal evidence suggests that pain can be reduced by activity in the brain involved in imagined movement of the phantom limb.
Could you have imagined a store like this if you lived a century ago?
When you imagined dogs being "invented" in the future, you would naturally imagine having conversations with them.
Fast-forward a couple of decades, and the Internet has done vastly more than O'Neill could have imagined to promote open information about government.
I felt so cold, I imagined I should die before morning, and the thought comforted me.
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.
Such rich treasures must be kept in a safe place, and so she had imagined them stored in jars and vases in one part of the royal palace.
But before Pierre--who at that moment imagined himself to be Napoleon in person and to have just effected the dangerous crossing of the Straits of Dover and captured London--could pronounce Pitt's sentence, he saw a well-built and handsome young officer entering his room.
When he saw Mack and heard the details of his disaster he understood that half the campaign was lost, understood all the difficulties of the Russian army's position, and vividly imagined what awaited it and the part he would have to play.
He imagined himself as an enormously tall, powerful man who was throwing cannon balls at the French with both hands.
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.
It comforted her to reflect that she was not better as she had formerly imagined, but worse, much worse, than anybody else in the world.
She noticed this and attributed it to his general kindness and shyness, which she imagined must be the same toward everyone as it was to her.
Petya decided to go straight to where the Emperor was and to explain frankly to some gentleman-in-waiting (he imagined the Emperor to be always surrounded by gentlemen-in-waiting) that he, Count Rostov, in spite of his youth wished to serve his country; that youth could be no hindrance to loyalty, and that he was ready to...
They imagined it to be a call to arms.
When she saw an indistinct shape in the corner, and mistook his knees raised under the quilt for his shoulders, she imagined a horrible body there, and stood still in terror.
He imagined all sorts of possible contingencies, just like the younger men, but with this difference, that he saw thousands of contingencies instead of two or three and based nothing on them.
He imagined all sorts of movements of the Napoleonic army as a whole or in sections--against Petersburg, or against him, or to outflank him.
Perhaps I imagined it; perhaps I shall go in and find no one there.
Stimulated by real or imagined dangers, anxiety affects people of all ages and social backgrounds.
Across the street, she imagined the man with the rockets taking careful aim at her.
The air was chilled, still and damp, like she imagined a castle dungeon would feel.