Phrases with "embodied"

In the fourteenth century one great writer embodied the character of the time. Landmarks in Literature--French by Lytton Strachey

Leon Trotsky I embodied this in a poem which took the place of an introductory article. My Life by Leon Trotsky

Nothing that could give reality to the likeness, was lacking; the vision of my dreams stood embodied in my sight, and I looked for peace. A Strange Disappearance by Anna Katharine Green

Among her love-inspiring qualities, she sung sweetly; and it was her favourite reel to which I attempted giving an embodied vehicle in rhyme. Robert Burns by John Campbell Shairp [1879]

Zola embodied his ideal inadequately, as every man who embodies an ideal must. Emile Zola by William Dean Howells

He had entire contempt for the shouts of the mob, but the English nation, as embodied in the persons of the wise and good, he honoured and reverenced with all the depth of his nature. Milton by Mark Pattison [1879]

G. K. Chesterton The general attitude of St. Francis, like that of his Master, embodied a kind of terrible common sense. Varied Types by G. K. Chesterton [1903]

H.P. Lovecraft Through the fevered town had crept a curse which some said was greater than the plague, and which some whispered was the embodied daemon-soul of the plague itself. Herbert West — Reanimator by H.P. Lovecraft [1922]

For they must necessarily be embodied in words and ideas — and his father or uncle were mentioned — the one had proved a curse, the other a temptation. Lodore by Mary Shelley

The guilty man, awaking from sleep, thinks that he sees the specters of those he has wrongedbecause his dreams have embodied them for him. The Supernatural in Modern English Fiction by Dorothy Scarborough

He was the embodied new England, an England that had forsaken God. Peter repeated the phrase like a password. The Blanket of the Dark by John Buchan [1931]

William Hazlitt Fancy cannot be embodied any more than a simile can be painted; and it is as idle to attempt it as to personate Wall or Moonshine. Fairies are not incredible, but fairies six feet high are so. Characters of Shakespeare’s Plays by William Hazlitt [1817]

George Meredith The butcher-boy’s gallop kept her senses in motion for many hours, and that reckless equestrian embodied the idea of the vivifying pace from which she had dropped. Sandra Belloni by George Meredith [1887]

Ideal politics, whether in Church or State, had never occupied his mind, which sought rather to find its informing principles embodied in the England of his own day. Wordsworth by F. W. H. Myers [1881]

Thomas Hardy But another inn, some of whose features are also embodied in this description, the RED LION at Winfrith, still remains as a haven for the wayfarer (1912). Return of the Native by Thomas Hardy

John Hill Burton It would not have been the laws of England consolidated or embodied in a code, but a new code of laws, prepared on the utilitarian system. Introduction to the Study of the Works of Jeremy Bentham by John Hill Burton

Ann Radcliffe Who shall say that any thing is impossible to God? We know that he has made us, who are embodied spirits; he, therefore, can make unembodied spirits. A Sicilian Romance by Ann Radcliffe [1790]

George Gissing Thenceforth, her brother and his wild ways embodied for her that awful thing, infidelity. The Emancipated by George Gissing [1889]

But neither he nor I embodied that, and there lies the gist of my story. The New Machiavelli by Herbert George Wells [1911]

Henry Handel Richardson And those whose type she embodied went crazy about her. Maurice Guest by Henry Handel Richardson

She read her Bible as diligently as she read her Shakespeare, and the words of the Royal Preacher in some measure embodied her own dreary creed. Phantom Fortune by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1883]

G. K. Chesterton The difference is that a ghost is a disembodied spirit; while a god (to be worth worrying about) must be an embodied spirit. The Victorian Age in Literature by G. K. Chesterton [1913]

Edith Wharton Things didn’t settle down; as embodied in Bill Gracy they continued in a state of effervescence. The Spark by Edith Wharton

H. G. Wells I began to talk more and more decisively of the need for “general history” and to express opinions such as I embodied finally in a pamphlet “History Is One” (1919). An Experiment in Autobiography by H. G. Wells

George Gissing Thyrza, left alone with the man who for her embodied so many mysteries, let her eyes stray over the bookshelves. Thyrza by George Gissing [1887]

She did not understand that the picture of an embodied perfection is distasteful to the majority of mankind. Queen Victoria by Lytton Strachey

Louisa May Alcott But whether the sorrow was too vast to be embodied in music, or music too ethereal to uplift a mortal woe, he soon discovered that the Requiem was beyond him just at present. Little Women by Louisa May Alcott [1868]

Olaf Stapledon And for them Jesus, though they knew it not, was the divine spirit embodied in their groping species. Last Men in London by Olaf Stapledon

Algernon Blackwood Yet John Mason, in his day, had held the chair at Edinburgh University, his lectures embodied common-sense and knowledge, with acutest imaginative insight. The Bright Messenger by Algernon Blackwood [1922]

Edith Wharton Henry Prest! Hubert was forever boring us youngsters with his Henry Prest! That was the kind of chap Hubert meant to be at thirty: in his eyes Henry Prest embodied all the manly graces. New Year’s Day by Edith Wharton

Henry James Adelaide’s most frequent reference to their destitution is embodied in the remark that dear far-away Ruth’s intentions were doubtless good. The Coxon Fund by Henry James [1894]

The snow appears embodied as a luring woman. The Supernatural in Modern English Fiction by Dorothy Scarborough

In it he embodied the Flores Historiarum of his predecessor Roger, and the original part is a bold and vigorous narrative of the period (1235–59). A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature by John W. Cousin [1910]

Ruth had her reasons for making them; and if her reasons embodied a deep design, there was no harm in that either, for surely it is permissible to plot and scheme for the happiness of another. Tiny Luttrell by E. W. Hornung [1893]

George Eliot You sit with me like an embodied patience. Felix Holt the Radical by George Eliot [1866]

Thomas Hardy Yet he stood watchful in the darkness, and was ultimately rewarded by discerning a shady muffled shape that embodied itself from the field, accompanied by the scratching of silk over stubble. Two on a Tower by Thomas Hardy [1895]

H. G. Wells It embodied jealousy in sexual life as private ownership embodied jealousy in economic life. An Experiment in Autobiography by H. G. Wells

Nathaniel Hawthorne The objects that had made a shadow hitherto, embodied the brightness now. The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne [1850]

Victor Hugo The savage, in whom is embodied the free man, is nearly as restless in a palace as in a prison. The Man Who Laughs by Victor Hugo [1869]

Olaf Stapledon Never before had a great idea not merely won men’s hearts but embodied itself successfully in a new kind of social structure over half a continent. Death into Life by Olaf Stapledon

Edith Wharton His voice, his look, all the loud confident vigorous things he embodied and expressed, set her blood beating with curiosity. The Custom of the Country by Edith Wharton [1913]

H. G. Wells A great deal of that romancing embodied our bright receptiveness to things about us. An Experiment in Autobiography by H. G. Wells

Henry James I measured it as it grew, and it seemed perfectly irresistible; for it did not appear to come from within but from without, and to be embodied in the dark image at the head of the staircase. The Ghostly Rental by Henry James [1876]

H. G. Wells But, as we have related, the forces of conservativism and functional resistance embodied in the creditor and legal systems were presently able to give pause to the release of fresh energy. The Shape of Things to Come by H. G. Wells [1933]

Marie Corelli Sovrani had turned upon his adviser like an embodied thunder-cloud. The Master-Christian by Marie Corelli [1900]

Walter Scott However, already too desultory and too long, it would become intolerably tedious were I to insist farther on the peculiar sort of genius by which stories of this kind may be embodied and prolonged. Letters on Demonology and Witchcraft by Walter Scott [1831]

I could not help noting, by no means silently, this noble illustration of the principle embodied in Sic vos non vobis. The Land of Midian by Richard F. Burton [1879]

Charles Kingsley And in “Locksley Hall” and the “‘Two Voices” we find the new doubts and questions of the time embodied naturally and organically, in his own method of simple natural expression. Tennyson by Charles Kingsley

H.P. Lovecraft Perhaps it embodied architectural marvels as yet unencountered by us. At the Mountains of Madness by H.P. Lovecraft [1931]

He embodied the strength of the great British Empire, with his solidity, his frank open countenance; and the courage and determination that stood out in his big blue eyes. The Vengeance of Larose by Arthur Gask [1939]

Olaf Stapledon It was the enigma of my influence in him that he embodied in pigment as a smile. Last Men in London by Olaf Stapledon

They passed under my eyes one after another — each of them an embodied reproach of the bitterest kind, till I felt a sort of revolt wake up in me. The Shadow Line by Joseph Conrad [1917]

They want their dogmas and religious sentiments embodied in a man, just as they do their romantic fancies. The Damnation of Theron Ware by Harold Frederic [1896]

Washington Irving Kelly had written a comedy called False Delicacy, in which were embodied all the meretricious qualities of the sentimental school. The Life of Oliver Goldsmith by Washington Irving [1840]

H. G. Wells Its essential unity must be a unity of great ideas embodied in the English speech and literature. An Experiment in Autobiography by H. G. Wells

My own view of the matter is of course an hypothesis too, but it has at least some circumstantial evidence in its favour; it is embodied in the following extract from my ‘Desert of the Exodus,’ p. The Qur'an by translated by E. H. Palmer

H. G. Wells And he sees the bourgeoisie as incurably base, and the proletariat, the disinherited, embodied very largely in himself and his associates, as good. Babes In The Darkling Woods by H. G. Wells [1940]

This red thing flashed out of the cabinet, darted across the room, passing chest-high through the narrow space between the suddenly — embodied Fifth Presence and myself and vanished. Serapion by Francis Stevens

D. H. Lawrence And he was almost purely KIND, essential kindliness, embodied in an ancient, unscrupulous shrewdness. Kangaroo by D. H. Lawrence

H. G. Wells It embodied and applied ideas that were already apprehended by such liberal intelligences as old Doctor Carstall while Rud was still a rebellious undergraduate. The Holy Terror by H. G. Wells [1939]

Henry James Mrs. Assingham, precisely, represented, embodied his pledges — was, in her pleasant person, the force that had set them successively in motion. The Golden Bowl by Henry James [1904]

James Anthony Froude These grants were embodied in a charter which was set up in gold letters on the castle door. Bunyan by James Anthony Froude [1880]

G. K. Chesterton In this poem these principles of weakness and evil are embodied to him as the sicklier kind of Romanism, and the more sensual side of the French temperament. Robert Browning by G. K. Chesterton [1903]

Nathaniel Hawthorne The very ideal of ignominy was embodied and made manifest in this contrivance of wood and iron. The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne [1850]

He was the embodied evil of the world. Victory by Joseph Conrad [1914]

H. G. Wells At its best it embodied an honourable realization: “I shall do nothing worth while and nothing worth while will be done unless I pull myself together and stiffen up my conduct. The Shape of Things to Come by H. G. Wells [1933]

Andrew Lang This incomplete, incoherent presence is just what might be expected if a dreaming disembodied mind could affect an embodied mind with a hallucination. The Book of Dreams and Ghosts by Andrew Lang

Henry Adams They felt a railway train as power, yet they, and all other artists, constantly complained that the power embodied in a railway train could never be embodied in art. The Education of Henry Adams by Henry Adams [1907]

Goldwin Smith An innocent Epicurism, tempered by religious asceticism of a mild kind—such is the philosophy of The Task, and such the ideal embodied in the portrait of the happy man with which it concludes. Cowper by Goldwin Smith [1880]

Olaf Stapledon Their tradition is embodied in a huge mass of verbal and other symbolism, created by past generations of individuals, and interpreted by the present generation. Philosophy and Living by Olaf Stapledon [1939]

Bronislaw Malinowski Ideas embodied in marriage ceremonies. The Family among the Australian Aborigines by Bronislaw Malinowski [1913]

But more often he pictured her as an embodied saint admitted into the fellowship of Christ, wrapped round with a richer love than mortals knew, but reaching out warm hands to his loneliness. Witch Wood by John Buchan [1927]

Edith Wharton And the spirit on which he would have spent his hatred was not here or there, as an embodied faction, but everywhere as an intangible influence. The Valley of Decision by Edith Wharton [1902]

Was it from fear of the truth, or under that terror of the unknown embodied in this question. The House of the Whispering Pines by Anna Katharine Green

George MacDonald Like an embodied sunbeam she passed him, and danced away into the distance. At the Back of the North Wind by George MacDonald

H. G. Wells Attention, embodied particularly in Miss Fenimore, focused itself consciously on Mr. Plantagenet-Buchan. “That,” Mr. Plantagenet-Buchan improved, “is a method of apprehension. Meanwhile by H. G. Wells [1927]

George Meredith The embodied protest against our social prejudice. Evan Harrington by George Meredith [1861]

Henry James But they had been the happiest days, for when causes were embodied in foreigners (what else were the Africans?), they were certainly more appealing. The Bostonians by Henry James [1886]

Henry James He had always had a desire for public life; to cause one’s ideas to be embodied in national conduct appeared to him the highest form of human enjoyment. The Bostonians by Henry James [1886]

This, perhaps, is the earliest and most primitive application of the principle embodied in the wommera. My Tropic Isle by E. J. Banfield

Edith Wharton At the thought, her brain began to spin again, and she saw her own youth embodied before her in Anne, with Anne’s uncompromising scorns and scruples, Anne’s confident forward~looking gaze. The Mother’s Recompense by Edith Wharton [1925]

George Gissing His main conviction seemed to be that he embodied the spirit of his time, and would ere long achieve a work of notable significance, the fruit of all his experiences. The Emancipated by George Gissing [1889]

He was in evening dress, wearing a turban, and in the dusk his dark malign face seemed an embodied sneer at my helplessness. The Three Hostages by John Buchan [1924]

Instead of slaying an embodied ghost — a madman’s dream — I had murdered a living man! Last night the killing and the atrocious manner of it had been enough. Serapion by Francis Stevens

But certainly no feudal devotion of his ancestors to their chief was ever less justified by moral qualities than Scott’s loyal devotion to the fountain of honour as embodied in “our fat friend. Sir Walter Scott by Richard H. Hutton [1878]

George Gissing It leads me on to architecture in general; I ponder on huge edifices, and stand aghast before the skill and energy embodied in them. Isabel Clarendon by George Gissing [1886]

It was as if for him that were something fine, something romantic, just as for me romance had always seemed to be embodied in his features, in his glance, and to live in the air he breathed. Romance by Joseph Conrad and Ford Madox Ford [1903]

Edith Wharton Still, they doubtless embodied a negative truth, and Odo thought it probable that such intellectual diversion as he could hope for must be sought in the Bishop’s circle. The Valley of Decision by Edith Wharton [1902]

Andrew Lang As to the worship of ancestral and embodied human spirits, which (it has been so plausibly argued) is the first moment in religion, Mr. Max Müller dismisses it, here, in eleven lines and a half. Custom and Myth by Andrew Lang

James Clerk Maxwell A theory of nature from this point of view is embodied in many of our words and phrases, and is by no means extinct even in our deliberate opinions. Five of Maxwell’s Papers by James Clerk Maxwell

H. G. Wells But why, if Sir Bussy embodied a fundamental human force, had it been so easy to kill him? It was absurd even to dream of killing a fundamental force. The Autocracy of Mr. Parham by H. G. Wells [1930]

H. G. Wells The world was ripe for the lead embodied in such a phrase and it caught on very rapidly. An Experiment in Autobiography by H. G. Wells

Arthur Conan Doyle He showed me beautiful enlargements of these two wonderful pictures, and he gave me much information which is embodied in my subsequent account. The Coming of the Fairies by Arthur Conan Doyle [1922]

Sigmund Freud We have now penetrated to the wish that is embodied in this dream. The Interpretation of Dreams by Sigmund Freud [1911]

Marie Corelli What an embodied insult to the arrogance of man she was! She! — a mere woman! — and the painter of the finest picture ever seen since Raffaelle and Michael Angelo left the world to work elsewhere. The Master-Christian by Marie Corelli [1900]

You came the embodied image of my fondest dreams. The Last Man by Mary Shelley

Victor Hugo It was the confession of the shipwrecked crew of the Matutina, embodied in a report signed by the sheriff of Southwark and by the lord chancellor. The Man Who Laughs by Victor Hugo [1869]

The sun was red, but the wrong red: an angry red: and, as he dipped into the wave, discharged a lurid coppery hue that rushed in a moment like an embodied menace over the entire heavens. Hard Cash by Charles Reade [1863]