Ere quitting, for the nonce, the Sperm Whale's head, I would have you, as a sensible physiologist
, simply --particularly remark its front aspect, in all its compacted collectedness.
I had been a mere lad then, and Moreau was, I suppose, about fifty,-- a prominent and masterful physiologist
, well-known in scientific circles for his extraordinary imagination and his brutal directness in discussion.
Precisely, monsieur," replied Monte Cristo with one of those smiles that a painter could never represent or a physiologist
It was that old glory that opened the series of companions of those morning rides; a series which extended through three successive Parisian spring-times and comprised a famous physiologist
, a fellow who seemed to hint that mankind could be made immortal or at least everlastingly old; a fashionable philosopher and psychologist who used to lecture to enormous audiences of women with his tongue in his cheek (but never permitted himself anything of the kind when talking to Rita); that surly dandy Cabanel (but he only once, from mere vanity), and everybody else at all distinguished including also a celebrated person who turned out later to be a swindler.
The head of the young officer was dashed upon the paper in the midst of an awkward trembling which she mistook for fear, and in which a physiologist
would have recognized the fire of inspiration.
For example, in the animal kingdom the physiologist
has observed that no creatures are favorites, but a certain compensation balances every gift and every defect.
can discover that both depend upon the nervous system, and he may find that the movements which we call voluntary depend upon higher centres in the brain than those that are reflex.
, and still less of a metaphysician, Chief Inspector Heat rose by the force of sympathy, which is a form of fear, above the vulgar conception of time.
And then," he continued, "place beside this fact of an unlimited food supply, the newest discovery of physiologists
, that most of the ills of the human system are due to overfeeding
There are some things one says in life--as well as things one does--which come automatically, by reflex action, as the physiologists
say (meaning, no doubt, action without reflection, just as lucus is said to be derived 'a non lucendo').
Poetry was there: the left-hand corner of the room was lined with as complete a set of English classics as the right hand could show of English and foreign physiologists
others, from which some physiologists
have drawn the inference that