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IDEAS AS EXTERNAL ENTITIES




She (* PUSHED THE THOUGHT OF THURSDAY EVENING AWAY FROM HER.*)
[[Text: source, p.13]]
{mixed with IDEAS/EMOTIONS AS PHYSICAL OBJECTS}


What she wanted (* TO SHUT OUT WAS the wind sobbing up and down that terrace behind her, and THE CONSCIOUSNESS OF the fierce intermittent squalls of rain ... and THE CERTAINTY THAT *) ...
[[Text: source, p.136]]
{There may be a metonymy from the wind to an idea of the wind, so that three ideas are being shut out. But could perhaps be analysed as a mix with COGNIZING AS INTERACTING WITH NON-OWN-MENTAL ENTITIES}


Harriet, who was rolling her head around, and talking to herself a bit, (* STRUGGLED TO PULL AWAY FROM HER WORRIES. With effort, she turned her attention to the nurse.*)
[[Text: source, p.531]]


Their talk turned to other things as Harriet--(* SEIZED BY FEAR *)--lay with her face pressed in the pillow, very still. ... She had not bargained for (* THE BLACK HORROR THAT FELL OVER HER *..) at this thought, as if of a trap clicking shut behind her, and immediately (..* SHE TRIED TO PUSH THE THOUGHT FROM HER MIND.*..) ... She knew what he'd done, even if nobody else did. [NP] But all the same, (..* DOUBT HAD COME DOWN ON HER SUDDENLY AND WITH GREAT FORCE, and with it the fear *..) that she'd stumbled blindly into something terrible. ... [L]ike the foul taste in her mouth[,] A QUEASY FEAR NOW LINGERED CLOSE, AND WOULD NOT LEAVE HER.*)
[[Text: source, p.544]]
{Notes: (i) The "seized by fear" is conventional wording, but could be enlivened by the succeeding passage. (ii) The pushing from the mind might mean pushing *out* of the mind, in which case the thought is originally not external. See related case in next item.}


Harriet tried to (* FORCE HER UNEASINESS OUT OF HER MIND.*)
[[Text: source, p.547]]
{See note for previous item.}

`(* IDEAS ARE LIKE BEARDS.*) Men don't have them until they grow up.'
[[Text: source, p.45]]
{The quip is accredited in the text to Voltaire. NB: The likeness is perhaps purely extrinsic - qualities of the beard itself are not important?}

... (* like a traveller lost in the middle of a forest, where every path brings him back to the same spot, BEHIND EVERY THOUGHT HE INVARIABLY CAME UPON THE MEMORY *) of Madame Arnoux.
[[Text: source p.62]]

... (* he paced restlessly about INSIDE HIS DESIRE, LIKE A PRISONER IN HIS DUNGEON.*) (* A PERPETUAL ANGUISH STIFLED HIM.*)
[[Text: source p.77]]
{Mixed with IDEAS AS PHYSICAL SPACES.}

He had been (* LOST IN A CONFUSION OF EMOTIONS *) ...
[[Text: source p.71]]

The one thing that still troubled Marigold, of course, was the thought of her step-mother's arrival, and this (* HUNG OVER HER MIND LIKE A DARK ANGRY CLOUD.*) She had tried to (* PUT THE THOUGHT FROM HER *) altogether, but she discovered, to her mounting dismay, that she could not (* WAVE IT AWAY merely by shutting her eyes.*)
[[Text: source]]
{First highlighted expression: serially mixed with a PERSONIFICATION metaphor}
{"WAVE IT AWAY ... eyes": (parallel?) mixing with COGNIZING AS SEEING.}

Whatever the subsequent disappointments of the day, there was always the greater disappointment of English cricket to look forward to at night [on the radio]. It (* acted as a sort of BLOTTING PAPER, SOAKING UP *) all lesser griefs and irritations.
[[Text: source]]
{mixed with IDEAS/EMOTIONS AS PHYSICAL OBJECTS}
{NB: metaphoricity signalling in "acted as" and "a sort of"}

Did the (* RUMBLINGS [before the destruction] REACH YOU *) in America?
{"rumblings" not meant literally in the context; refers to psychological/social effects}
[[Speech: source]]
{Not sure correctly categorized here. Mixed with IDEAS/EMOTIONS AS PHYSICAL OBJECTS.
Metaphorical question.
Example of partially real and co-present source domain aspect: the (physical) rumblings in the source domain are real ones.
But in source also have the *possible* physical rumblings that could extend over the globe from a quake, etc.}

(* MY ANGER RETURNED IN A RUSH, FUELED BY DISAPPOINTMENT: *) ...
[[Text: source p.226]]
{perhaps not an example of the metaphorical view}

(* ... A TERRIBLE RAGE BEGAN TO SEIZE HOLD OF ME.*)
[[Text: source p.184]]

(* Every time I tried sending my mind back to the three black-slickered men *) (* I SHIED AWAY FROM THE MEMORY LIKE A HORSE FRIGHTENED BY FIRE.*)
[[Text: source p.183]]

(* I COULDN'T BEAR TO TOUCH THE MEMORIES.*)
[[Text: source p.183]]

(* IF I SPILLED EVERYTHING I KNEW TO BOBBY, TURNING THE WHOLE TANGLED MESS OVER TO HIM,*)
[[Text: source p.183]]

I stared at her, (* FIGHTING A RISING TIDE OF DISBELIEF.*)
[[Text: source p.30]]

(* I FELT A RUSH OF ANGER TOWARDS RONALD, JOINING THE OTHER EMOTIONS WHICH WERE SWIRLING ROUND THE SITTING ROOM. IF I STAYED HERE, THEY WOULD SUCK ME DOWN.*)
[[Text: source p.35]]

(* IT WAS THEN THAT THE IDEA SLITHERED LIKE A SNAKE INTO MY MIND, SHOWING ITSELF OPENLY FOR THE FIRST TIME*): if anyone was going to marry Vanessa Forde, why shouldn't it be me?
[[Text: source p.35]]
{May not be Ideas As External Entities. Snake could have come from, say, the unconscious mind, with "mind" in extract being conscious.}

... we've always been told [the Party chairman and the leader] should be (* SO CLOSE YOU COULDN'T FIT A CIGARETTE CASE BETWEEN THEM BUT HERE THEY'RE SO FAR APART YOU COULD [FIT] A BATTALION OF TANKS [.]*)
[[Speech: source]]

{not sure of the categorization} (* THE TWO FACTS FLOATED IN FRONT OF HIM FOR A LITTLE WHILE, *) and then he too was asleep.
[[Text: source p.109]]

(* BLIND WAVES OF PANIC SWEPT OVER AND OVER HIM. *)
[[Text: source p.161]]

(* BENEATH THE CRASHING AND ROARING OF THE SWEDE'S ANALYSIS A TINY NOTION CREPT INTO THE INSPECTOR'S HEAD. *)
[[Text: source p.157]]

For a moment (* THE THOUGHT OF PROTIMA'S IMPORTUNATE DEMANDS FOR THE REFRIGERATOR CAME INTO GHOTE'S MIND, BUT HE THRUST THE VISION LOYALLY AWAY *)
[[Text: source p.214-215]]

The ten one-rupee notes put into the drawer in the empty office, the door watched and no other means of entry, and at the end of an hour one of the ten notes missing. Full circles, except for one possible line (* THE LINE THAT HAD COME INTO HIS MIND *) as he had watched the fat halwa merchant teasing his boy so cruelly.
[[Text: source p.216]]

Once again (* IT STRUCK YOU THAT *) an actor was more likely to win sympathy from an audience than a slack-jawed garrulous Balaclava.
[[Text: source; <jab 35>]]

(* THEY TOOK IT REMARKABLY WELL REALLY *)
[[Speech: source; <jab 17>]]

(* THEY PUT THEIR THOUGHTS IN THEIR POCKETS *)
[[Text: source; <jab 36>]]

... the act of shampooing seemed to (* DISPEL SOME OF THE DARK CLOUDS THAT HUNG OVER HER. IF TOO MANY STILL REMAINED,*) she'd dye her hair, ... But there had been no relief lately. (* THE DEPRESSION JUST STRETCHED ON--- A LONG, SAD ROAD TO MORE OF THE SAME.*)
[[Text: source p.235]]

... he was the one who kept (* CRASHING INTO HER THOUGHTS, making her doubt her own perceptions,*) the one (* WHOSE WHISPERS GUIDED HER INTO DEEP TUNNELS *) that only felt like home when she was bound and blindfolded and made his prisoner.
[[Text: source p.211]]

But (* THE WHOLE EXPERIENCE WAS FINALLY CATCHING UP TO HER. IT MIGHT BURY HER LIKE AN AVALANCHE IF SHE LET IT.*)
[[Text: source p.184]]

She closed her eyes, (* DIVING INTO THE DELUGE FOR CLUES,*) for anything that might help her understand what happened.
[[Text: source p.181]]

Sara (* FOLLOWED THE LEAP HER MOTHER'S THOUGHTS HAD MADE: an accident, another of my children hurt or in trouble.*)
[[Text: source p.163]]
{possible combination with IDEAS AS INTERNAL UTTERANCES}

Tentatively, she hugged Belinda, and then (* IT CAME RUSHING BACK TO HER.*) She (* thought *) of lying beside her friend, ...
[[Text: source p.128]]

... the sound of flushing woke her up for a moment. But then Anthony took her hand, led her back to bed, and (* SHE SLID AGAIN INTO DREAMS.*)
[[Text: source p.84]]

She chewed off her lipstick, trying to strip down, (* CLAW HER WAY TO SOME SHRED OF SELF-CONFIDENCE THAT HAD TO BE THERE STILL---IT HAD BEEN THERE ONCE *)---before Anthony. But (* SHE ONLY SANK DEEPER, DANGEROUS WATERS RISING OVER HER HEAD.*)
[[Text: source p.72]]

Her plans had been so simple---maybe too simple---but (* LAID OUT IN THE DARKNESS ON THE NIGHTS SHE COULDN'T SLEEP, THEY DIDN'T SEEM OUT OF REACH.*)
[[Text: source p.31]]

And besides, Belinda knew that (* Sara's MIND WAS FOLLOWING THE TRAIL OF HER [Belinda's] THOUGHTS.*)

At that moment, (* Belinda's thoughts had turned again to *) the blood in the toilet bowl ...
[[Text: source p.31]]
{not clear that second sentence is itself a manifestation of MIND WITHIN PHYSICAL SPACE}

(* THIS THOUGHT PRESSING ON ME WHEN I AWOKE, HELD OTHER THOUGHTS IN A CONFUSED CONCOURSE, AT A DISTANCE.*)
[[Text: source p.195]]

And (* THAT BROUGHT HIM BACK AGAIN TO THE VEXING, TEASING PROBLEM *) to which as yet he could find no answer.

Why kidnap Betty Sprot?
[[Text: source p.112-3]]

`In that case,' she said, (* SHAKING OFF THE BAD MEMORY,*) `you might call him this afternoon.'
[[Text: source p.141]]

Mr. Carmichael didn't know how to (* UNTANGLE HIMSELF FROM THE CONFUSION.*)
[[Text: source p.141]]

When twelve o'clock struck, Judge Arcadio had consumed a dozen beers. (* HE WAS FLOATING IN MEMORIES.*)
[[Text: source p.25]]

But unlike me, Patrick is (* ready to *) (* PUT ALL THE OTHER STUFF ASIDE *) and make love. I'll go along, but (* inside I'm going over *) who RSVP'd and whether serving minipizzas is just asking for trouble on my new rug.
[[Text: source p.77]]

(* THE THOUGHT HUNG ABOUT THEM, EACH CONSIDERING IT IN A DIFFERENT WAY.*)
[[Text: source p.604]]

So, as the summer advanced, (* SHE PUT HER Bracken FROM HER MIND *) and concentrated all her energies on helping the moles about her.
[[Text: source p.578]]

(* AS THESE INSIGHTS ABOUT FIGHTING CAME TO Bracken,*) he began to understand other things that Medlar had taught. One of them was the idea that there is no such thing as a talon lunge by itelf: a proper fighter lunges with his whole body, which for Medlar meant with his whole spirit.
[[Text: source p.418]]

(* HE DID NOT THINK ABOUT THE ANSWER BUT RATHER WALLOWED WITH IT IN AN IMAGE OF THE STONE, WONDERING WHAT THE QUESTION MEANT.*)
[[Text: source p.315]]

(* SUCH A THOUGHT WAS SO FAR FROM HIS MIND --- INDEED, IT WAS SO FAR FROM HIS EXPERIENCE *) --- that it quite took his breath away.
[[Text: source p.201]]

Bracken's (* MIND WAS IN A WHIRL *..) ... (.* HE FELT LOST IN HIS THOUGHTS, LITERALLY LOST, FOR HE COULDN'T FIND WHERE AMONG THEM HE ACTUALLY WAS.*) ... (* HE WAS FINALLY DRAGGED --- that's what it felt like --- OUT OF THESE THESE THOUGHTS BY HULVER,*) ...
[[Text: source p.69-70]]

As a person who has dropped some grain of pearl or diamond into the grass and parts the tall blades carefully, this way and that, and searches here and there vainly, and at last spies it there at the roots, so she (* WENT THROUGH ONE THING AND ANOTHER *)...
[[Text: source p.44]]

She somehow found it threatening and disturbing, (* TORN BETWEEN SUSIE'S EASY-GOING SLUTTISHNESS AND HER OWN MORE STOLID VIEWS.*)
[[Text: source p.225]]
{Mixing with MIND AS FABRIC.}

(* FORCED HIS MIND BACK TO PLANS AND TIMETABLE.*)
[[Text: source p.128]]

He snapped the light back on, (* FORCED HIS MIND BACK TO THE ISSUE *) of the baby.
[[Text: source p.125]]

He walked to and fro across the little room, and it was as if (* THE DARK BIRD-THOUGHTS WHICH HAD BEEN TEARING ROUND AND ROUND LIKE SWIFTS HAD BEGUN TO SETTLE QUIETLY ON THE FURNITURE AND REGARD HIM WITH THEIR BRIGHT EYES.*)
[[Text: source p.581]]

It is over, she thought, (* BANISHING THESE SAD IMAGES,*) it is finished.
[[Text: source p.523]]

(* FATHER MCALISTER, by a gesture familiar to him, HANDED THE WHOLE MATTER OVER TO his Master, knowing that IT WOULD BE HANDED BACK *) to him later in a more intelligible state.
[[Text: source p.510]]
{NB: nesting within knowledge}

He tried ... to (* DRIVE AWAY HIS SUDDEN FOREBODINGS *) and hold onto Jenken's laughter as onto something good.
[[Text: source p.364]]

Now (* THE IMPLICATIONS OF HER POSITION UNFOLDED AROUND HER.*)
[[Text: source p.324]]

(* GERARD'S REFLECTIONS AND FEELINGS EXPANDED ABOUT HIM INTO A STILLED THOUGHT-CHAMBER WHEREIN HE CEASED TO HEAR THE TRAFFIC OR BE AWARE OF THE PASSERS-BY.*)
[[Text: source p.216]]

He said, '(* CRIMOND'S GOT HIS HEAD IN A CLOUD OF THEORIES, HE WON'T EVEN NOTICE YOU.*) ...'
[[Text: source p.154]]

... (* WHILE GERARD WALKED WRAPPED IN THE GREAT DARK CLOAK OF THIS THOUGHTS, *) ...
[[Text: source p.131]]

Levquist said, (* FOR HIS MIND BY SOME OTHER SECRET THOUGHTWAY HAD ALSO REACHED SINCLAIR,*)
[[Text: source p.24]]

(* SO MANY CONFUSED EMOTIONS WERE DARTING AND FLASHING ABOUT, I FELT AS IF MY HEAD WERE WRAPPED UP IN A SORT OF SPARKLING GAUZY VEIL, POSITIVELY BUNDLED UP WITH INTENSE FEELING.*)
[[Text: source p.329]]

The sad man was in an (* ABYSS OF HOPELESSNESS *)
[[Text: source]]

Until she learned to (* REDIRECT HER MORBID THOUGHTS *..) about death, (..* TO AIM THEM WHERE THEY BELONGED: ON THE KILLER,*) John Byrd.
[[Text: source]]

(* SOMETHING WAS NAGGING AT ME,*) ... It was Lena Irwin's reference yesterday to the Burton Kinsey family up in Lampoc.
[[Text: source]]
{mixed with IDEAS AS INTERNAL UTTERANCES?}

I hardly knew (* WHERE TO TAKE THE MATTER NEXT.*)
[[Text: source]]

(* HOLD ON TO THE THOUGHT.*) ...
[[Text: source]]

But even as (* HE CAUGHT AT THIS HOPE *) he ...
[[Text: source]]

(* THE IDEA CAME TO HIM to replace *) [the statue] in the garden ...
[[Text: source]]

... (* THE FACTS, THE TRUTH SLAMMED BACK AT HIM ONCE MORE,*) the reality that she had murdered ...
[[Text: source]]

But he noticed something else about the garden that (* STRUCK HIM HOLLOWLY.*)
[[Text: source]]

He didn't know how he thought of it. (* IT CAME TO HIM ON WINGS OF SERENE APPROPRIATENESS.*)
[[Text: source]]

There was something else that (* HADN'T OCCURRED TO HIM till now. HE GOT IT OUT AND CONFRONTED IT.*) ... Suppose Gerard Arnham hadn't been called that at all?
[[Text: source]]

Recalling Arnham had (* PLUNGED HIM BACK ONCE MORE INTO THE PIT OF ANXIETY AND DOUBT.*)
[[Text: source]]

(* IT STRUCK HIM PAINFULLY THAT *) ...
[[Text: source]]

(* HIS THOUGHTS DRIFTED IN HER DIRECTION, TO THE NIGHT THAT *) he had seen her steal [something].
[[Text: source]]

He would have (* SHUNNED THE IDEA *..) if he could. He would have (..* ESCAPED FROM THE KNOWLEDGE ... THAT *) ...
[[Text: source]]

He comforted himself with (* THE NOTION --- A BRILLIANT ONE THAT HAD COME TO HIM UNSOUGHT *) ---
[[Text: source]]

That first week after their reunion, (* THE NECESSITY of this creation [of a murderous fantasy for Senta's satisfaction] rather LOOMED OVER HIM. HE FELT ITS DARK PRESSURE *) even when he was most happy, ..., and (* into the deep peace *..) of the aftermath of love-making, when he should have been most free of care, (..* INTRUDED this silent staring threat.
[[Text: source]]

(* THE THOUGHT CAME UNBIDDEN AND MOST UNWELCOME, she was all right without me, ... *)
[[Text: source]]
{mixed metaphor, w IDEAS AS INTERNAL UTTERANCES}

Philip, momentarily, had a strange (* FEELING THAT CAME QUITE UNBIDDEN.*) ... (* THIS UNWELCOME REFLECTION FLED *) as fast as it had come [because ...].
[[Text: source]]
{discourse coherence}

Once (* THE IDEA of writing to her had COME TO HIM, or rather, once THE IDEA of what he should write HAD COME,*) (* his unhappiness had gone and he had been filled with hope.*)
[[Text: source]]

(* AN IDEA HAD COME TO HIM OUT OF THE AIR, OUT OF NOTHING, AN IDEA OF STUPENDOUS MAGNITUDE,*) a total solution. (* IT FELLED HIM *) so that he spoke to her in a tone of vagueness, hesitantly, unable to find the ordinary simple words.
[[Text: source]]

Still, he could write a love letter, he knew he could, (* PHRASES from the fullness of his heart and his longing WERE ALREADY COMING TO HIM,*) ...
[[Text: source]]
{mixed metaphor, with IDEAS AS INTERNAL UTTERANCES?}

There was a girl's voice at the other end [of the telephone line]. IT WAS CATCHING UP ON ME FAST WHO SHE WAS.*)
[[Text: source]]

Tom had not long to live. Sharon was about to give birth. (* THE IRONIES WERE EVERYWHERE *) but neither felt the need to dwell on them.
[[Text: source]]
{wrongly classed?}

(*IMPRISONED IN A DREAMLIKE STATE *) she kept bumping into shoppers, ...
[[Text: source]]

He had (* GIVEN ME BACK THAT BELIEF *) that anything was possible, when my (* faith in myself had perhaps begun to get frayed at the edges.*)
[[Text: source]]

(* IT HAD GOT TO ME THAT *) I didn't want anyone else to have Mick, ...
[[Text: source]]

But I was cheap. Cheap enough that (* THE IDEA *..) of paying the detective more after what he'd done so far (..* TUGGED AT ME.*)
[[Text: source]]

It kept (* COMING BACK AT ME *) like something bad, the dates, the calendar time.
[[Text: source]]
{NB: comparison may be to bad food, in which case the "coming back" is already metaphorical: MIXED METAPHOR}

He (* CAME TO HIS BELIEF *) in [psychoanalysis] slowly ...
[[Text: source]]

What if Morley was getting too close to the truth and had been eliminated as a consequence? (* I WAS TORN BETWEEN THE NOTION *..) of murder as too farfetched (..* AND THE WORRY THAT *) someone was actually getting away with it. (* I WENT BACK AND FORTH, EXPLORING THE POSSIBILITIES.*) ...{2 short sentences}... Had [Morley] been silenced? I could feel myself (* SHY AWAY FROM THE IDEA.*)
[[Text: source]]
{NB: DISCOURSE COHERENCE between "torn between", "went back and forth" and "shy away".}

Something was off here, but what? I thought about what David Barney'd said when he'd suggested Morley's death was a shade too convenient. Was there something to that? It was a question I couldn't stop and pursue at the moment, but (* IT HAD A DISQUIETING ENERGY ATTACHED TO IT.*) (* I SET THE NOTION ASIDE, BUT I HAD A FEELING IT WAS GOING TO STICK TO ME WITH A CERTAIN BURRLIKE TENACITY.*)
[[Text: source]]
{NB: DISCOURSE COHERENCE between "disquieting energy attached to it" and "going to stick to me".}

Night and day I am beset by intimations of the end---it is close now. ... through (* erosion of my happiness and self-interest *) I have come to a state where (* the grosser delusions fall from my eyes, and the inner truth becomes clear to my vision.*) I do not sleep, for at night the silence and darkness (* BRING ME CLOSER IN KNOWLEDGE TO His AWFUL POWER,*) ...
[[Text: source]]

And I can already see ... that she is in need of a companion who will stand up to her, and (* GUIDE HER AWAY FROM SOME OF THESE IMPETUOUS DECISIONS *) she is prone to making. She seems to (* GRASP IDEAS SO QUICKLY AND LIGHTLY *) that I tell myself I am dull-witted; and yet, many a time, she lacks the stamina to (* BRING THEM OUT TO THEIR LOGICAL CONCLUSION.*)
[[Text: source]]

... but I could not (* quell my sense of agitation *) at our situation. In what was it strange? What more natural than that Mr Wroe ... should offer to bring me home? ... {one sentence} ... But (* THE STRANGENESS *..) of us being in such a place together (..* SWAM BEFORE ME *) continually, and when he knocked firmly on the bedchamber door I nearly jumped out of my skin.
[[Text: source]]
{METONYMY: THING FOR IDEA}

... but once (* SHE HAD HOLD OF THE IDEA SHE WOULD NOT LET GO,*) and worried and teased me until I did agree.
[[Text: source]]

She laughs and shrugs, as if to (* SHAKE OFF GLOOMY THOUGHTS.*)
[[Text: source]]

(*THE THOUGHT HOVERED OVER HIM *) like the onset of a nightmare.
[[Text: source]]

I'm not sure whether (* THE THOUGHT CAME TO MY HEAD *) just now, or whether I actually had the thought before.
[[Speech: source]]

(Recall that according to the Platonic viewpoint, mathematical ideas have an [external] existence of their own, and (* INHABIT AN IDEAL PLATONIC WORLD,*) which is (* ACCESSIBLE VIA THE INTELLECT *) only; ...) When one (* `SEES' A MATHEMATICAL TRUTH,*) (* ONE'S CONSCIOUSNESS BREAKS INTO THIS WORLD OF IDEAS, AND MAKES DIRECT CONTACT WITH IT *) (`accessible via the intellect'). ... When mathematicians communicate, this is made possible by each one having a (* DIRECT ROUTE TO TRUTH,*) ...
[[Text: source p.428]]

The overwhelming intellectual anesthesia and emotional analgesia of sexual arousal quickly (* ENVELOPED ME, INSULATED ME,*) and I rocked faster and faster. ... The insistence of impending orgasm (* DREW ME FARTHER AND FARTHER FROM MY THOUGHTS, CLOSER AND CLOSER TO THAT SPECIAL MOMENTARY PLACE *) where all wrongs are righted... Then, (* DRIVEN FROM ALONENESS, I ROCKETED INTO THE SOFT BLACK WOMB OF THE ID *) ---
[[Text: source p.15-16]]

... when I was (* STRUCK BY AN ODD THOUGHT SEEMINGLY FROM NOWHERE: What would Jacqui see? *) [in the reflection in the cake]
[[Text: source p.47]]
{mixed metaphor}

This idea crystallized the nebulous (* MENTAL MEANDERINGS *) ...
[[Text: source p.48]]
{mixed metaphor}

And this (* HIGH PRIDE *) in being human had (* LIFTED HIM UNACCOUNTABLY TO AN INFINITE HEIGHT ABOVE THE MONSTROUS MEN AROUND HIM.*..) ... he (..* LOOKED DOWN *) upon all their sprawling eccentricities from the starry pinnacle of the commonplace.
[[Text: source p.66]]

... filled with a supernatural (* COURAGE THAT CAME FROM NOWHERE.*)
[[Text: source p.66]]

(* WE ARE WANDERING,*..) however, (..* FROM THE POINT *) ... I take it we should all agree with the original notion of a bomb ...
[[Text: source p.65]]

There was a second (* THOUGHT THAT NEVER CAME TO HIM.*) It never (* occurred *) to him to be spiritually won over to the enemy.
[[Text: source p.63]]
{NB: nesting}

Then there (* FELL UPON HIM THE GREAT TEMPTATION *) that was to (* TORMENT *) him for many days.
[[Text: source p.62]]

So far, in fact, there is no clear-cut definition of "victory" in the drug war. "We've got to be careful here " one Pentagon official confides. "(* THE MILITARY IS STILL GROPING *) with their final objective." With its prestige on the line, will the military settle for the "support" role Cheney has set for it, or will a logic of escalation take hold?
[[Text: source]]

The American-led battle to oust Saddam Hussein's forces from Kuwait is an increasingly (* DISTANT MEMORY.*)
[[Text: source]]

Students still (* MISSED THE POINT.*)
[[Text: source]]

But Carson's scholarship (* LED HIM TO A DISTURBING DISCOVERY,*) ...
[[Text: source]]

(* ON THE PSYCHOLOGICAL FRONT, AMERICANS HAVE SWUNG ABRUPTLY FROM THE HIGH OF PEACE AND PROSPERITY TO THE DREAD OF RECESSION AND WAR.*)
[[Text: source]]

That includes women, who share (* THE ALTERNATING CURRENTS OF BOREDOM AND PAIN THAT NOW COURSE THROUGH DAILY LIFE *) in the gulf.
[[Text: source]]

There are several points where (* THE AUTHOR VEERS FROM THE TRUTH.*)
[[Text: source]]

Since then the American left has been (* CAUGHT IN A CONTRADICTION.*)
[[Text: source]]

Bush conceded that he didn't yet share "this wonderful euphoric feeling" that (* HAD SWEPT UP SO MANY OF HIS COUNTRYMEN.*)
[[Text: source]]

... and by retelling stories about (* persistence *), from The Little Engine That Could to accounts of (* REAL-LIFE PEOPLE WHO CLUNG FAST TO THEIR VISION *) despite disappoinments or derision.
[[Text: source]]
{NB: most of passage is in upper case in the file}

In long-term relationships there is often a kind of gift-giving burnout, and it can cause (* COUPLES TO LEAN TOWARD THE PRACTICAL.*)
[[Text: source]]
{NB: most of passage is in upper case in the file}

I say whatever (* COMES TO MY MIND.*)
[[Speech: source]]

If this is book of mine fails to takes a straight course, it is because (* I AM LOST IN A STRANGE REGION; I HAVE NO MAP.*)
[[Text: source]]

I don't know (* WHERE MY MIND WAS*)
[[Speech: source]]
{said over phone by travel agent who had forgotten to ask for payment}

Avoiding the pitfalls of self-delusion isn't easy, since most people who are (* IN THE MIDST OF DENIAL *) don't realize it.
[[Text: source]]

It was harder to (* FACE WHY *) they suddenly weren't having sex.
[[Text: source]]

... (* MARILYN'S BRAIN HAD UNWITTINGLY SHIELDED HER FROM THE TRAUMA.*) Consequently, she felt no anger toward her father while growing up, "because I had no conscious knowledge of what he was doing to me."
[[Text: source]]

(* HE CONFRONTED THE LIMITATIONS *) of his phone work when he discovered he couldn't tell a patient had broken down in sobs.
[[Text: source]]

Not until eight months had passed and she finally checked the phone bill did (* ANNE CONFRONT THE REALITY *) of her husband's deception.
[[Text: source]]

In many cases, (* self-destructive patterns *...) engendered by denial can actually prove tougher to (...* FACE *) ...
[[Text: source]]

Deep down, though, the thought that something serious might be wrong with her physically was simply too scary to (* FACE.*)
[[Text: source]]

Though she's still having to (* CONFRONT THE CONSEQUENCES *) of defaulting on her bills, she continues to overspend.
[[Text: source]]

No longer able to refute (* THE TRUTH THAT SHE'D DODGED *) for so long, Natasha hurled her remote control at him and then kicked him out of her house.
[[Text: source]]

Those who eventually (* FACE UP TO whatever they've been DENYING ...*)
[[Text: source]]

"You can't (* LET GO OF *) something until you've (* HELD ON TO *) it for a while and recognized what its presence has meant," says social worker Marc Sadoff.
[[Text: source]]

In some cases, self-help groups, in which individuals are (* CONFRONTED BY THE PERCEPTIONS *) of others, work best, according to John Key, director of Pasadena's Center Against Abusive Behavior.
[[Text: source]]

Once the initial (* DENIAL HAS BEEN CONFRONTED *), ...
[[Text: source]]

The program forced her to (* CONFRONT WHAT SHE WAS DOING AND WHY *): ... Sixteen years later, Linda still attends weekly meetings. Seeing other members (* STRUGGLE TO CONFRONT THEIR DENIAL *) helps keep her in touch with her own.
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The sooner, of course, that individuals (* CONFRONT WHATEVER REALITY THEY'RE TRYING TO HIDE FROM *), ...
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Moreover, the Republicans have reason to worry that (* PRESIDENT BUSH WILL HAVE TO CONFRONT *) accelerating domestic and internatinal problems ...
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That's when Jamie finally realized she'd been trying to delude herself into thinking that everything would be all right. She left the next morning, (* BRUISED [N.B.: could be physically or mentally] *) but (* BUTTRESSED BY HER RESOLVE *) to quit the denial and (* FACE THE TRUTH.*)
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"If someone comes to you KNOWING you have a direct line to your spouse, the boss, tell him or her that you don't talk business at home," advises Katy Danco. "Tell your colleague to talk directly to your spouse. Otherwise, you'll be caught in the middle, with (* RESENTMENT ON BOTH SIDES.*)"
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I abhor censorship. It insults my intelligence, erodes my personal independence, and (* LIMITS MY ACCESS TO IDEAS AND INFORMATION.*)
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For example, those people who (* ADHERE TO A STRICT BIBLICAL INTERPRETATION *) of the origins of life may object to the teaching of the concept of evolution in high school biology courses.
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Furthermore, learning to play this type of game helps one develop skills such as flexibility and an (* ORIENTATION TOWARD *) independent achievement.
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When my son Matthew taught me the game, I completely (* MISSED *) the aspect of spatial integration. I treated the mazes as if they were independent, unaware that they were linked in the third dimension through stairs. I even (* MISSED *) the connections between mazes on the same level and did not realize that to leave a maze by the same door by which I entered was to go backward to an earlier maze instead of advancing to a new one.
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