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At the striking of the half-hour there was a stir of the weak body-a profound sigh.
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The remembered fact brought with it a degradation of mind and body-a complete unstringing of the moral fibres, which made even revenge seem an impossible output of energy.
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Her half-formed, savage mind, the slave of her body-as her body was the slave of another's will-forgot the faint and vague image of the ideal that had found its beginning in the physical promptings of her savage nature.
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And of all that range of sentiment he is the poet, a poet still alive, and in [96] possession of our inmost thoughts-dumb inquiry over the relapse after death into the formlessness which preceded life, the change, the revolt from that change, then the correcting, hallowing, consoling rush of pity; at last, far off, thin and vague, yet not more vague than the most definite thoughts men have had through three centuries on a matter that has been so near their hearts, the new body-a passing light, a mere intangible, external effect, over those too rigid, or too formless faces; a dream that lingers a moment, retreating in the dawn, incomplete, aimless, helpless; a thing with faint hearing, faint memory, faint power of touch; a breath, a flame in the doorway, a feather in the wind.
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But the luck went against him at last, and then, of course, against me; and I began to feel that suction which, as it draws the cash out of your pocket, the credit out of your bank, seems to draw also the whole internal economy out of your body-a ghastly, empty, collapsing thing.
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From this overlordship of the bachelors there had gradually risen a system of fagging, such as is or was practised in the great English public schools-enforced services exacted from the younger lads-which at the time Myles came to Devlen had, in the five or six years it had been in practice, grown to be an absolute though unwritten law of the body-a law supported by all the prestige of long-continued usage.
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Instead of looking at this composition as a piece of architecture, making a whole out of three parts, I have been much in the habit of preferring the image of an orbicular body-a sphere or dew-drop.
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That night he lay down on the same straw bed, a free man- in soul, if not in body-a hero of the most ardent character-up at fever-heat in the spiritual thermometer, or above it, and all because his heart throbbed with a noble purpose-because an object worthy of his efforts was placed before him, and because he had made up his mind to do or die in a good cause!
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With a desperate effort he turned on his side, caught the body,-as such it was,-dragged it back on the ledge, at the same moment that, freeing his head from its covering,-a feminine skirt,-he discovered it was a woman!
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Here or elsewhere, at any rate, he came under the influence of the Bellini, of Mantegna, and more particularly of Jacopo dei Barbari-the painter and engraver to whom he owed the incentive to study the proportions of the human body-a study which henceforth became the most absorbing interest of his life.
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There should be a religion of the body-a religion that will prevent deformity, that will refuse to multiply insanity, that will not propagate disease-a religion that is judged by its consequences in this world.
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These persons, infuriated by drink, were capable of anything, and to them, accordingly, the more sober parties gladly surrendered the disagreeable job of rendering the supposed vampyre perfectly innoxious, by driving a hedge-stake through his body-a proceeding which, it was currently believed, inflicted so much physical injury to the frame, as to render his resuscitation out of the question.
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Then he took off his coat, and began to unwind a rope from his body-a rope made up of all sorts of ends, thick and thin, long and short, and pieced out with leather thongs.
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This diamond was to be to the machine what the soul is to the body,-a glorious, all-pervading, mysterious principle of activity and life.
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Examples of Body-a

Example #1
Jennie bent forward eagerly, but Mrs. Davis drew her back.
Example #2
Miss Murfree, the nurse, moved to the medicine-table several times, wetting a soft piece of cotton cloth with alcohol and bathing Vesta's lips.
Example #3
For a long time no one came.
Example #4
A nature of this sort, with such capacities and ambitions, carries about with it a sense of supremacy, a natural, indispensable self-conceit which acts as the sheath to the bud, and is the condition of healthy development.
Example #5
She dropped back into the torpor of her former life and found consolation-even a certain kind of happiness-in the thought that now Nina and Dain were separated, probably for ever.
Example #6
Dain disappeared, and Taminah's heart, where lay useless and barren the seeds of all love and of all hate, the possibilities of all passions and of all sacrifices, forgot its joys and its sufferings when deprived of the help of the senses.