But the truth being that he was my best protector and friend, and did me more good than all the masters put together, an irrational impulse
seized me to pick him up, or go down with him.
But instead of hurrying ahead, I felt an irrational impulse
to listen to the man.
Woolf's novel suggests that an irrational impulse
must be incorporated into the formal arrangement of the genre that reflects an evolving and modernist subjectivity.
It's as if they think some irrational impulse
this weekend led almost one third of the electorate to vote for the National Front (FN) in regional polls.
Goodwin certainly wouldn't have been the first one forced to admit that an irrational impulse
had caused him to do something he later regretted.
Yet that irrational impulse
is not choiceworthy, since the plot has been laid to destroy the suitors the next day, and if Odysseus were to act now he would be exposed and the plot would fail.
Do not yield to some wild, irrational impulse
to venture out of your house, even for an instant.
This may result in you waking up in the hour before the dawn with an irrational impulse
to get married.
Indeed, the behavior of guests and staff is often seen as so grotesque that the piece achieves a visionary intensity: one soon understands that this is a description of Hell as resort hotel, a morality tale of greed, callousness, irrational impulse
and majestic disregard for hygiene, which wonderfully illuminates the vilest in us all without for a moment losing its credibility as the absolute truth or its effectiveness as a sort of cautionary example.
The time between the beginning of the war and Pierre's sudden decision to go to the army is filled with an abrupt change of spiritual states and irrational impulses
However, to maintain enough social order to enable societies to function, these irrational impulses
or residuas must be given a rational veneer.