Sentence Examples with the word profound

If the scene on Carmel is the grandest, that on Horeb is spiritually the most profound in the story of Elijah (xix.

One can see how a language not originally suited for abstract problems and theological dialectics was slowly but surely improved and made capable of expressing profound and subtle ideas.

When Betsy and I snuggled in bed, she admitted her profound disappointment in not finding Alder's Bridge a reality.

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As it was composed in rather less than six months, and as the author honestly warns us that he has given all his attention to a more profound co-ordination, instead of working out the special explanations more fully, as he had promised, we need not be surprised if the result is disappointing to those who had mastered the corresponding portion of the Positive Philosophy.

The son noticed that an expression of profound sorrow suddenly clouded his mother's face, and he smiled slightly.

From this profound foundation rise Australia, New Guinea and Melanesia, in varying slopes.

Beyond Axat its course again lies through defiles which become less profound as the river nears Carcassonne.

Hypnotic somnambulism and hypnotic catalepsy are not the only or the most profound changes of nervous condition that hypnosis can induce.

They were bound by fate, and he knew she felt the profound connection between them from the moment they met.

As he mounted the deck, Ahab abruptly accosted him, without at all heeding what he had in his hand; but in his broken lingo, the German soon evinced his complete ignorance of the White Whale; immediately turning the conversation to his lamp-feeder and oil can, with some remarks touching his having to turn into his hammock at night in profound darkness--his last drop of Bremen oil being gone, and not a single flying-fish yet captured to supply the deficiency; concluding by hinting that his ship was indeed what in the Fishery is technically called a CLEAN one (that is, an empty one), well deserving the name of Jungfrau or the Virgin.