Slowly and painfully, recollection was attempting to reassert
itself, the hurt brain was mending, as the cause of its recent failure to function was being slowly absorbed or removed by the healing processes of perfect circulation.
If you say that all this, too, can be calculated and tabulated--chaos and darkness and curses, so that the mere possibility of calculating it all beforehand would stop it all, and reason would reassert
itself, then man would purposely go mad in order to be rid of reason and gain his point!
Casaubon, he heard her with an air of patience as if she had given a quotation from the Delectus familiar to him from his tender years, and sometimes mentioned curtly what ancient sects or personages had held similar ideas, as if there were too much of that sort in stock already; at other times he would inform her that she was mistaken, and reassert
what her remark had questioned.
I love even to see the domestic animals reassert
their native rights--any evidence that they have not wholly lost their original wild habits and vigor; as when my neighbor's cow breaks out of her pasture early in the spring and boldly swims the river, a cold, gray tide, twenty-five or thirty rods wide, swollen by the melted snow.
But out of that chaos your belief in your own prudence and sagacity reasserts
Her youth had reasserted
itself--her youth and splendid physical health.
She repeated her questions; habit reasserted
itself, and he spoke without thinking the words which were in his heart.
Having attained success and an established position in the world, he had long ago forgotten this feeling; but the habitual bent of feeling reasserted
itself, and dread of his own cowardice proved even now so strong that Alexey Alexandrovitch spent a long while thinking over the question of dueling in all its aspects, and hugging the idea of a duel, though he was fully aware beforehand that he would never under any circumstances fight one.
For an instant I thought Tars Tarkas would strike him dead, nor did the aspect of Lorquas Ptomel augur any too favorably for the brute, but the mood passed, their old selves reasserted
their ascendency, and they smiled.
As the yelping died away down the silent road, the wailing sound of "Ulla, ulla, ulla, ulla," reasserted
Then the practical common sense that had been instilled into her from her earliest consciousness, even as it had been instilled into Martin, reasserted
How long he lay there unconscious he never knew; but as reason slowly reasserted
itself in his semi-conscious state he was aware that he lay in a cool bed upon the whitest of linen in a bright and cheery room, and that upon one side close to him was an open window, the delicate hangings of which were fluttering in a soft summer breeze which blew in from a sun-kissed orchard of ripening fruit which he could see without--an old orchard in which soft, green grass grew between the laden trees, and where the sun filtered through the foliage; and upon the dappled greensward a little child was playing with a frolicsome puppy.