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I have frequently gained my first real insight into the character of parents by studying their children.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
He recalled his own criticisms of Tyndall of his complacent satisfaction in the cleverness of his experiments, and for his lack of philosophic insight.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
On the contrary I was then wiser and had more insight than at any other time, and understood all that is worth understanding in life, because.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Guided by some gift of insight, on taking up the management of the estates he at once unerringly appointed as bailiff, village elder, and delegate, the very men the serfs would themselves have chosen had they had the right to choose, and these posts never changed hands.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy Context
In short, one needs, before doing this, to carry out a prolonged probing with the aid of an insight sharpened in the acute school of research.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Context
Through this work I obtained a cursory knowledge of history and a view of the several empires at present existing in the world; it gave me an insight into the manners, governments, and religions of the different nations of the earth.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
And thus, in a few days, by the help of a very faithful memory, I got some insight into their language.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift Context
She heard him with his pit managers, with the members of his Board, with young scientists, and she was amazed at his shrewd insight into things, his power, his uncanny material power over what is called practical men.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence Context
I lay claim to no higher gift than a small insight into the glorious art of petitioning and thanksgiving, as practiced in psalmody.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper Context
Therefore, if he who rules a principality cannot recognize evils until they are upon him, he is not truly wise; and this insight is given to few.
The Prince By Nicolo Machiavelli Context
Washington knew the heart of the South from birth and training, so by singular insight he intuitively grasped the spirit of the age which was dominating the North.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois Context