- n. Plural form of intellect.
“Don't look so shocked and amazed, Belinda – don't look so new, child: this funeral of my lord's intellects is to me a nightly, or, 'added her ladyship, looking at her watch and yawning,' I believe I should say a daily ceremony – six o'clock, I protest! ”
“In the realm of intellects, Dietrich tells us, we discover a fourfold order in which intellectual reality stands: at the top of this order is found what Dietrich calls intellects existing through their essence, followed by intelligent spiritual substances that are called angels, and then species and finally the individual realities included in species that are known to mind.”
“But I think Brendle is well taken if only because he puts a roadblock into the lesser angels of our intellects, which is to believe in all movements as monoliths.”
“Avicenna labels the intellects of such intuitively endowed persons “holy””
“(Spedding's edition).] all these Verulamian speculations, first submitted to King James, were lying hid here and there in English intellects, in watch for an opportunity.”
“The latter is the Wolfowitz document, a hair-brained scheme by third-rate intellects, which is the present game plan of the U.S. government, which is being carried out with virtually no deviation despite the fact that everything in it has been a fiasco from its inception.”
“They should know that their intellects were a sacred pledge intrusted to them for the good of that service, and should use them accordingly.”
“In vain did we attempt to insinuate ourselves into the good graces of the agents, and coin our intellects into such jocular remarks, as are supposed to find most favour in the eyes of facetious practitioners.”
“Hence, throughout, both in vocabulary and in grammar, the language is refashioned over and over again, according to the cast of their intellects, which is the prevailing intellect.”
“In all probability, her intellects were a little shaken, years ago, by a dreadful scandal in the family, which quite crushed them down, being very respectable, religious people --”
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