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intelligences

In Cabbalism, the seven spirits guiding the soul through the Tree of Life.
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Now, with us, reason and intelligence are the end of nature; our production, therefore, and our manners ought to be accommodated to both these.
The fashionable intelligence says so for the comfort of the Parisians, and it knows all fashionable things.
It was the cry of the prophet who already hears emancipated humanity roaring and swarming; who beholds in the future, intelligence sapping faith, opinion dethroning belief, the world shaking off Rome.
For an instant he seemed to see this unnatural contest between a dead intelligence and a breathing mechanism only as a spectator--such fancies are in dreams; then he regained his identity almost as if by a leap forward into his body, and the straining automaton had a directing will as alert and fierce as that of its hideous antagonist.
Nature never appeals to intelligence until habit and instinct are useless.
I came to the conclusion that I was a fool, lower in the scale of intelligence than even the police of the modern romancer.
The practical effects of these two views are diametrically opposite: the first leads us to level up animal intelligence with what we believe ourselves to know about our own intelligence, while the second leads us to attempt a levelling down of our own intelligence to something not too remote from what we can observe in animals.
Often I turn with melancholy eagerness to the space reserved in the newspapers under the general heading of "Shipping Intelligence.
He then was sure that no enemy could approach, from any direction, without being discovered by his hunters; who have a quick eye for detecting the slightest signs of the proximity of Indians; and who would instantly convey intelligence to the camp.
The Man contended that he and his fellows were stronger than lions by reason of their greater intelligence.
Harriet bore the intelligence very wellblaming nobody and in every thing testifying such an ingenuousness of disposition and lowly opinion of herself, as must appear with particular advantage at that moment to her friend.
Thus, in the most brutal and formidable of the soldier class -- creatures almost on a level with women in their lack of intelligence -- it is found that, as they wax in the mental ability necessary to employ their tremendous penetrating power to advantage, so do they wane in the power of penetration itself.

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