After some delay and demur, the door grudgingly turned on its hinges a very little way, and allowed Mr.
Cruncher's attention was here diverted to the door-keeper, whom he saw making his way to Mr.
He was plainly dressed in black, or very dark grey, and his hair, which was long and dark, was gathered in a ribbon at the back of his neck; more to be out of his way than for ornament.
He had changed back to Roxy's dress, with the stoop of age added to he disguise, so that Wilson would not bother himself about a humble old women leaving a neighbor's house by the back way
in the early morning, in case he was still spying.
In a way
, he thought, he would be sorry to leave it.
If they would but 'tak a thought and mend ' their shrew-like ways they would be dear, lovable creatures enough.
There will be many little things along our way to make us glad.
There is one element which SEEMS obviously in common among the different ways of being conscious, and that is, that they are all directed to OBJECTS.
This is a dreary view, and they there fore seek ways of escaping from it.
Or is it something complex, perhaps consisting in our way of behaving in the presence of objects, or, alternatively, in the existence in us of things called "ideas," having a certain relation to objects, though different from them, and only symbolically representative of them?
We may end our preliminary catalogue with BELIEF, by which I mean that way of being conscious which may be either true or false.
Better one safe way
than a hundred on which you cannot reckon.