"So I see," said Sancho, "and God grant we may not light upon our graves; it is no good sign to find oneself
wandering in a graveyard at this time of night; and that, after my telling your worship, if I don't mistake, that the house of this lady will be in an alley without an outlet."
It's always a comfort to find oneself
in good company."
To wake and find oneself
left alone with one was also slightly disconcerting.
'But there is a thing such as reading for pleasure, reading to find oneself
, reading to understand other people, reading to change your life.
By doing this you are realizing the ideals of Mahatma Gandhi who had said the best way to find oneself
is to lose oneself in the service of others, he said.
How rare it is, in our high-tech world, to find oneself
completely off the track, bewildered in the wild, and then find the path home by sight and scent and memory.
But to discover that the artist is there to fix his workfor the third time in one weekis to find oneself
inside an exhibit of a whole new order, where the old rules, separating the untouchable art, invisible artists, and audience, no longer apply.
Admittedly, the non-TV critics among you might disagree, claiming there are PLENTY of less favourable situations to find oneself
in - being trapped in a hot car alongside someone with trimethylaminuria (fish odour syndrome), for example.
Stevens shows the courage it often takes to find oneself
and then to be true to that.
It is then that the reader may grow frustrated; pulled along by the authors artful current, one may find oneself
finishing a section and surprised at how little has been understood.
The French thinker Jean-Paul Sartre provided the most pressing case for human freedom, arguing that under the stare of another, the individual may find oneself
rejected by the world around one.
There is the problem of servants, knives and forks, social mores of a very strange kind, to say nothing of the occasional passed-over senior officer whose inflamed eyes and haughty demeanour present the young recruit with the dismaying feeling of having gone to the zoo as a visitor, only to find oneself
in the cage with the oldest and most unwanted inhabitant.