And the question whether we can know most about the psychology of human beings
or about that of animals turns upon yet another, namely: Is introspection or external observation the surer method in psychology?
Be pleased, then, to remember (First): That the actions of human beings
are not invariably governed by the laws of pure reason.
Lady Arabella looked like a soulless, pitiless being, not human, unless it revived old legends of transformed human beings
who had lost their humanity in some transformation or in the sweep of natural savagery.
He is one of the very few human beings
I have met with in the course of my life who is not to be cheated.
The animal evidently was accustomed to the association of human beings
Similar questions had vexed him from infancy, and at Oxford he had learned to say that the importance of human beings
has been vastly overrated by specialists.
Now this business of giving life to animals, making them talk and behave like human beings
, is an extremely difficult one.
Whatever its scientific accuracy was, they were at present ignorant how it would answer with human beings
But if one could be certain of nothing in dealing with creatures so incalculable as human beings
, there were explanations of Blanche Stroeve's behaviour which were at all events plausible.
A sea of fire lay before them in the darkness of the night, licking up the cabins and the bivouacs; cries of despair, howls, and imprecations reached their ears; they saw against the flames thousands of human beings
with agonized or furious faces.
It was not altogether surprising that a plantation where seven human beings
could be simultaneously effaced and nobody the wiser should be under some suspicion.
The leader of the human beings
stepped forward with upraised hands.