He had great moments, beautiful and noble thoughts, generous aspirations, and a heart wide and warm enough for the whole race, but he had no bounds, no shape; he was as liberal as the casing air, but he was often as vague and intangible
. I cannot say how long my passion for Ossian lasted, but not long, I fancy, for I cannot find any trace of it in the time following our removal from Ashtabula to the county seat at Jefferson.
They were troubled and feverish hours, disturbed with dreams that were intangible
, that eluded her, leaving only an impression upon her half-awakened senses of something unattainable.
Whatever the human soul may be-- informing spirit, identity, personality, consciousness--that intangible
thing Michael certainly possessed.
There was a garret above, pierced with a scuttle over his head; and down through this scuttle came a cat, suspended around the haunches by a string; she had a rag tied about her head and jaws to keep her from mewing; as she slowly descended she curved upward and clawed at the string, she swung downward and clawed at the intangible
It was she, though, who suggested that arms, ammunition, supplies and comforts be left behind in the cabin, ostensibly for that intangible
personality who had signed himself Tarzan of the Apes, and for D'Arnot should he still be living, but really, she hoped, for her forest god--even though his feet should prove of clay.
Great geniuses of every kind live on unseen, intangible
ideas; they act without themselves knowing why.
She wondered if old dreams could haunt rooms -- if, when one left forever the room where she had joyed and suffered and laughed and wept, something of her, intangible
and invisible, yet nonetheless real, did not remain behind like a voiceful memory.
"They are a little intangible
, sir," Thomson confessed, "but exceedingly important.
This was not a deliberately achieved concept; it came to her in the form of a faint and vaguely intangible
Yet for a swift instant they looked into each other's eyes, and in that instant an intangible
something seemed to flash out from all the body and spirit of Joe Ladue.
He was no longer afraid of minor things, and much of his timidity had vanished, though the unknown never ceased to press upon him with its mysteries and terrors, intangible
As it was, she grappled in the dark with an intangible
adversary about which she knew nothing.