Sentence Examples with the word state of mind

She wished to pray but did not dare to, dared not in her present state of mind address herself to God.

On the whole, no doubt, it is the more masculine and practical side of this enthusiastic state of mind which Villehardouin shows.

Both Zeller and Hegel remark upon the difference between the calm of ancient scepticism and the perturbed state of mind evinced by many modern sceptics.

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He couldn't help but remember her agitated state of mind after learning of Fitzgerald's death.

Spencer attempts to account for the state of mind (the foundation of myths) in which man personifies and animates all phenomena.

While he fancied himself at least an experimental, if not good cook, in his present state of mind he found himself reverting to bachelor days of quick-is-best.

The European state of mind no longer lent itself to such enterprises, and, moreover, under such brief pontificates, the attenuated Roman power could not expect to succeed where Innocent III.

When the reading of Denisov's virulent reply, which took more than an hour, was over, Rostov said nothing, and he spent the rest of the day in a most dejected state of mind amid Denisov's hospital comrades, who had gathered round him, telling them what he knew and listening to their stories.

Of appeal or inquiry as to the state of mind or health of the convict, or to enable him to apply for a pardon.

In logic, ignorance is that state of mind which for want of evidence is equally unable to affirm or deny one thing or another.