Jo knew nothing about philosophy or metaphysics
of any sort, but a curious excitement, half pleasurable, half painful, came over her as she listened with a sense of being turned adrift into time and space, like a young balloon out on a holiday.
cried the old gentleman, growing more and more testy at these glimpses of Clifford's metaphysics
This was a case of metaphysics
, at least as difficult for Joe to deal with, as for me.
However, I don't propose to discuss politics, sociology, or metaphysics
I should find myself, therefore, more at my ease, FACILUS NATANS, in a subject of my own choice, which would be to these hard theological questions what morals are to metaphysics
He could not give up his dancing-lessons, because he made his bread by them, and metaphysics
would not have found him in so much as salt to his bread.
There were occasional gatherings of long-coated theatrical natives who discussed metaphysics
in English and Bengali, to Mr Lurgan's great edification.
It is to Bon-Bon - but let this go no farther - it is to Bon-Bon that Kant himself is mainly indebted for his metaphysics
Everything was then viewed without metaphysics
, without exaggeration, without magnifying glass, with the naked eye.
He had long come to the conclusion that nothing amused him more than metaphysics
, but he was not so sure of their efficacy in the affairs of life.
He, being a humorist, explained to them the method of the celebrated Dickensian essay on Chinese Metaphysics
by the gentleman who read an article on China and an article on Metaphysics
and combined the information.
In fact, it is quite unpractical, and, as in this age to be practical is everything, I shall go back to Philosophy and study Metaphysics