Myriads of individuals, each one unique, live out their lives in rapt intercourse with one another, contribute their heart's pulses to the universal music, and presently vanish, giving place to others. All this age-long sequence of private living, which is the actual tissue of humanity's flesh, I cannot describe. I can only trace, as it were, the disembodied form of its growth.
As drifting logs of wood may haply meet On ocean's waters surging to and fro, And having met, drift once again apart, So, fleeting is the intercourse of men. E'en as a traveler meeting with the shade Of some o'erhung tree, awhile reposes, Then leaves its shelter to pursue his ways, So men meet friends, then part with them for ever.
An undesirable society, in other words, is one which internally and externally sets up barriers to free intercourse and communication of experience.
Speed the soft intercourse from soul to soul, And waft a sigh from Indus to the Pole.Alexander Pope
Love is something far more than desire for sexual intercourse; it is the principal means of escape from the loneliness which afflicts most men and women throughout the greater part of their lives.bertrand russell
Our country! In her intercourse with foreign nations, may she always be in the right; but our country, right or wrong. SeeAdams 5:92, Chesterton 211:46.Stephen Decatur
Friendship is a disinterested commerce between equals; love, an abject intercourse between tyrants and slaves.Oliver Goldsmith
Practically every man feels that there is in woman?an element of unreason which, when you come upon it, summarily puts an end to purely intellectual intercourse.SirAlmroth Edward Wright
War Is Merely the Continuation of Policy by Other MeansWe see, therefore, that war is not merely an act of policy but a true political instrument, a continuation of political intercourse carried on with other means. What remains peculiar to war is simply the peculiar nature of its means.
Our country – In her intercourse with foreign nations may she always be in the right, and always successful, right or wrong.Stephen Decatur
I think I have made it clear that I never intended to make enemies. But in an age when anti-foreign sentiment was running high, it was unavoidable that in my position as an advocate of open intercourse and free adoption of Western culture, I should make some adversaries.fukuzawa yukichi
As drifting logs of wood may haply meetOn ocean's waters surging to and fro,And having met, drift once again apart,So, fleeting is the intercourse of men.E'en as a traveler meeting with the shadeOf some o'erhung tree, awhile reposes,Then leaves its shelter to pursue his ways,So men meet friends, then part with them for ever.
I longed for a power of vision which might overpass that limit; which might reach the busy world, towns, regions full of life I had heard of but never seen: that I desired more of practical experience than I possessed; more of intercourse with my kind, of acquaintance with variety of character, than was here within my reach.charlotte brontë
In a patriarchal society all heterosexual intercourse is rape because women, as a group, are not strong enough to give meaningful consent.catharine mackinnon
Liberal education, which consists in the constant intercourse with the greatest minds, is a training in the highest form of modesty. … It is at the same time a training in boldness. … It demands from us the boldness implied in the resolve to regard the accepted views as mere opinions, or to regard the average opinions as extreme opinions which are at least as likely to be wrong as the most strange or least popular opinionsleo strauss
[According to] Genesis 6:1-6, there the 'children of God' have intercourse with women, producing a race of Nephilim , 'mighty men that were old, men of renown'. Enoch 6-11 describes how these heavenly beings (all named) teach the women about spells, root-cutting and plants, astrology, weapons of war, and cosmetics. The women give birth to giants, who turn to cannibalism and drinking blood. The earth cries out for help, and God orders the execution of the giants, the binding of the Watchers beneath the hill until the day of judgment, and thereafter in a fiery chasm.
[in India] Any sexual intercourse outside socially acceptable unions is likely to be regarded as prostitution.
I look for ghosts; but none will force Their way to me; 'tis falsely said That even there was intercourse Between the living and the dead.william wordsworth
That is why in tantra – Tilopa is a tantra master – deep intercourse, orgasmic intercourse, between lovers is also called Mahamudra, and two lovers in deep orgasmic state are pictured in tantric temples, in tantric books. That has become a symbol of the final orgasm.
Our country! In her intercourse with foreign nations, may she always be in the right; but our country, right or wrong.
As originally put forward , there were four cardinal premises (of phrenology), namely that: (1) the brain is the material instrument through which the mind holds intercourse with the outer world:;; (2) the mind entails a congeries of discrete mental faculties each with its own specific center or organ; (3) thesize of each organ corresponds with the functional efficiency of each faculty; and (4) the development of the organ is reflected in the shape, size and irregularities of the encompassing cranium.
Jews are not to be given public offices. Anyone instrumental in doing this is to be punished. A Jewish official is to be denied all intercourse with Christians.
Lucretius, who follows [Epicurus] in denouncing love, sees no harm in sexual intercourse provided it is divorced from passion.
The Germans themselves I should regard as aboriginal, and not mixed at all with other races through immigration or intercourse. For in former times, it was not by land but on shipboard that those who sought to emigrate would arrive; and the boundless and, so to speak, hostile ocean beyond us,is seldom entered by a sail from our world.
Modern civilization has introduced great qualifications to soften the rigours of war; and allows a degree of intercourse with enemies, and particularly with prisoners of war, which can hardly be carried on without the assistance of our Courts of justice. It is not therefore good policy to encourage these strict notions, which are insisted on contrary to morality and public convenience.