References in classic literature ?
The sane aesthetics of the first Russian author I read, however, have seemed more and more an essential part of the sane ethics of all the Russians I have read.
The old ghosts, intellectual in their inception, had been laid by a sane and normal logic.
What a sane man should be doing carrying about with him a woman's petticoat and silk stockings, may well be a puzzle to the most intelligent reader.
If they had something to conceal, their choice of means is certainly one of the most amazing ever made by sane human beings.
It sounds paradoxical, but I am inclined to think that the weakness and insanity of the curate warned me, braced me, and kept me a sane man.
These things work, if not for perfection, at least for the evolution of a sane and wholesome waterborne cruiser.
But one mark of a writer's greatness is that different minds can find in him different inspirations; and Professor Erlin, who hated the Prussians, gave his enthusiastic admiration to Goethe because his works, Olympian and sedate, offered the only refuge for a sane mind against the onslaughts of the present generation.
A man who has been three years biting his nails on a desert island, Jim, can't expect to appear as sane as you or me.
It is inconceivable that any sane man can radically disagree with one's most sane conclusions.
but methinks like-cures-like applies to him too; he grows so sane again.
I remember how on our wedding day he said "Unless some solemn duty come upon me to go back to the bitter hours, asleep or awake, mad or sane.
Perhaps in the very gust of his fury he remembered what a French restaurant knife is like and something sane within him made him give up the sudden project of cutting my heart out where I sat.