In the atmosphere of the Easterly weather, as pellucid as a piece of crystal and refracting like a prism, we could see the appalling numbers of our helpless company, even to those who in more normal conditions
would have remained invisible, sails down under the horizon.
You will admit that I have taken my precautions in such manner as to be certain that my balloon will not fall; but, should it disappoint me, I should find myself on the ground in the normal conditions
imposed upon other explorers.
Somehow simultaneously, though incongruously, she was riding with the magnanimous hero upon the shore or under forest trees, and so might have continued were it not for the rebuke forcibly administered by the body, which, content with the normal conditions
of life, in no way furthers any attempt on the part of the mind to alter them.
It was as though it were my most normal condition
, and not in the least disease or depravity, so that at last all desire in me to struggle against this depravity passed.
Up-and-down did it: and the landscape, which had been showing signs of mental aberration in various directions, returned to its normal condition
of sobriety with the exception of a small yellowish-brown mouse, which continued to run wildly up and down the road, lashing its tail like a little lion.
I can only say that he looked like a hawk and she like a dove--and, now that I think of it, that is what they each did look like; and do look like in their normal condition
Elliotson, despises pain, reads with the back of his head, sees miles off, looks into next week, and performs other wonders, of which, in his own private normal condition
, he is quite incapable; so you see, in the affairs of the world and under the magnetism of friendships, the modest man becomes bold, the shy confident, the lazy active, or the impetuous prudent and peaceful.
An hour later, the air less charged with it restored the lungs to their normal condition
. By degrees the three friends recovered from their intoxication; but they were obliged to sleep themselves sober over their oxygen as a drunkard does over his wine.
Thus our expedition was at the time of the dry season, when the great river and its tributaries were more or less in a normal condition
I think, that is, it is my own personal conviction that this is the normal condition
At first she had thought that she was looking upon a shambles and that the bodies, but recently decapitated, were moving under the impulse of muscular reaction; but presently she realized that this was their normal condition
. The horror of them fascinated her, so that she could scarce take her eyes from them.
Tulliver showed, at least to the eyes of the medical man, stronger and stronger symptoms of a gradual return to his normal condition
; the paralytic obstruction was, little by little, losing its tenacity, and the mind was rising from under it with fitful struggles, like a living creature making its way from under a great snowdrift, that slides and slides again, and shuts up the newly made opening.