Alma


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Hunt and his party were sojourning at the village of the Omahas, three Sioux Indians of the Yankton Alma tribe arrived, bringing unpleasant intelligence.
She had the small regular features, the blue eyes, and the broad low brow, which the Victorian painters, Lord Leighton, Alma Tadema, and a hundred others, induced the world they lived in to accept as a type of Greek beauty.
I am forced to admit that even though I had traveled a long distance to place Bowen Tyler's manuscript in the hands of his father, I was still a trifle skeptical as to its sincerity, since I could not but recall that it had not been many years since Bowen had been one of the most notorious practical jokers of his alma mater.
For a single illustration, the description of the House of Alma in Book II, Canto Nine, is a tediously literal medieval allegory of the Soul and Body; and occasional realistic details here and there in the poem at large are merely repellent to more modern taste.
And up the heights came the Saxons, as they did at the Alma.
It may be mentioned that, once the run of a piece had begun, he was sufficiently volatile, and in private life he was almost excessively so--a fact which had been noted at an early date by the keen-eyed authorities of his University, the discovery leading to his tearing himself away from Alma Mater by request with some suddenness.
They say that at Sevastopol, soon after Alma, the clever people were in a terrible fright that the enemy would attack openly and take Sevastopol at once.
STYLE: The winner's party for the 2013 Grand National at Alma de Cuba
La primera es, desde luego, el asombro de que las variadas y poderosas capacidades del alma humana puedan tener cabida en la simplicidad del caparazon de un pulgon o de la obstinacion de una garrapata.
Kenny, ha tenido el merito de reconocer el aporte que el pensamiento tomasiano puede llegar a significar para las discusiones contemporaneas de la filosofia de la mente en particular, en lo que se refiere a la union del alma y el cuerpo tema que desde Descartes se ha hecho particularmente problematico para la filosofia moderna y contemporanea.
En tiempos mas recientes el medico, historiador y filosofo Pedro Lain Entralgo, insigne representante de la "Escuela de Madrid", se ha atrevido, desde su ultima etapa de pensamiento, a romper este dualismo antropologico defendiendo que solo existe el cuerpo--debido a su original concepcion del alma.
Es en la indagacion sobre esta imagen en el hombre--mas especificamente en su mente, que es la parte mas excelsa--donde aparece el tema central de la presente investigacion: el conocimiento que el alma tiene de si misma; y es precisamente el tratamiento de esta cuestion el que nos lleva a preguntarnos si en el contexto del De Trinitate se puede hablar con propiedad de un conocimiento sustancial por parte del alma.