Jerry, who heard, registered, and recognized many words that were as truly tools of thought to him as they were to humans
, but who, by inarticulateness of birth and breed, could not utter these many words, nevertheless in his mental processes, used images just as articulate men use words in their own mental processes.
Difficult as this is to accomplish, it is still more difficult to persuade the human
into any organised effort to alleviate the ill conditions of the lesser animals.
Past experience suggested that the great wings were a part of some ingenious mechanical device, for the limitations of the human
mind, which is always loath to accept aught beyond its own little experience, would not permit him to entertain the idea that the creatures might be naturally winged and at the same time of human
The reason is that he escaped from being a human
when he was seven days' old; he escaped by the window and flew back to the Kensington Gardens.
Beyond these general characters their heads had little in common; each preserved the quality of its particular species: the human
mark distorted but did not hide the leopard, the ox, or the sow, or other animal or animals, from which the creature had been moulded.
When the memory of the first races felt itself overloaded, when the mass of reminiscences of the human
race became so heavy and so confused that speech naked and flying, ran the risk of losing them on the way, men transcribed them on the soil in a manner which was at once the most visible, most durable, and most natural.
--My happiness itself do I throw out into all places far and wide 'twixt orient, noontide, and occident, to see if many human
fish will not learn to hug and tug at my happiness;--
The movement of humanity, arising as it does from innumerable arbitrary human
wills, is continuous.
"They would fight among themselves, and while they fought the Mahars would fall upon them, and even though the Mahar race should die out, of what value would the emancipation of the human
race be to them without the knowledge, which you alone may wield, to guide them toward the wonderful civilization of which you have told me so much that I long for its comforts and luxuries as I never before longed for anything.
It was through nature, ennobled in this way by the semblance of passion and thought, that the poet approached the spectacle of human
Among the sentiments of most powerful operation upon the human
heart, and most highly honorable to the human
character, are those of veneration for our forefathers, and of love for our posterity.
Strange as it may seem to a human
being, all the complex apparatus of digestion, which makes up the bulk of our bodies, did not exist in the Martians.