But when I have seen a flash of lightning and am waiting for the thunder, I have a belief-feeling analogous to memory, except that it refers to the future: I have an image of thunder, combined with a feeling which may be expressed in the words: "this will happen." So, in memory, the pastness lies, not in the content of what is believed, but in the nature of the belief-feeling.
The belief may be expressed in the words "this existed."
There is a relation between the belief-feeling and the content, making the belief-feeling refer to the content, and expressed by saying that the content is what is believed.
By his noises he expressed
anger against Red-Eye and desire to hurt Red-Eye.
Mr Jones expressed
great gratitude to the lady for the kind intentions towards him which she had expressed
, and indeed testified, by this proposal; but, besides intimating some diffidence of success from the lady's knowledge of his love to her niece, which had not been her case in regard to Mr Fitzpatrick, he said, he was afraid Miss Western would never agree to an imposition of this kind, as well from her utter detestation of all fallacy as from her avowed duty to her aunt.
The old magnates, whom Pierre knew, sat and turned to look first at one and then at another, and their faces for the most part only expressed
the fact that they found it very hot.
He readily assured her of his secrecy; again expressed
his sorrow for her distress, wished it a happier conclusion than there was at present reason to hope, and leaving his compliments for her relations, with only one serious, parting look went away.