reasoning faculty

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  • He had almost lost the powers of speech, and the reasoning faculty seemed at an end. Cited from Tales of a Traveller, by Washington Irving
  • But however slow her reasoning faculties, her soul knew in a moment what it needed. Cited from Scottish Sketches, by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
  • Without some data the reasoning faculties of man cannot work. Cited from Physics and Politics, by Walter Bagehot
  • Man, therefore, has far outstripped them in reasoning faculty as well as in power of expression. Cited from The Humour of Homer and Other Essays, by Samuel Butler
  • He believed in nothing but himself, and the reasoning faculty with which he felt himself to be endowed. Cited from La Vendee, by Anthony Trollope
  • The reasoning faculty alone considers both itself and all other powers, and judges of the appearance of things. Cited from The World's Greatest Books, V. XIII, Ed. by Arthur Mee & J.A. Hammerton
  • Only if he is treated as a reasonable being can we expect his reasoning faculties to develop. Cited from The Nervous Child, by Hector Charles Cameron
  • His imagination, as well as his reasoning faculties, always worked together. Cited from Great Astronomers, by R. S. Ball
  • You try to think of something to say, but find, to your horror, that your reasoning faculties have left you. Cited from Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow, Jerome K. Jerome2
  • Not many days before his end, he gave us a signal proof of the integrity of his reasoning faculties. Cited from Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, No. 376, February 1847, Vol. 61
  • He then begins to analyze emotion as a reasoning faculty of the human mind.
  • His little knowledge and lesser reasoning faculties suggested no thought of a doorway. Cited from The Monster Men, by Edgar Rice Burroughs
  • But it was not the reasoning faculty that was aroused by what she saw. Cited from The Gold of the Gods, by Arthur B. Reeve
  • But we cannot help questioning the reasoning faculties of people holding such beliefs. Cited from Woman, by William J. Robinson
  • How is the pure reasoning faculty to decide upon the premises in the matter of the great Beyond? Cited from Rudolph Eucken, by Abel J. Jones
  • He should be alert, with good reasoning faculties and a man of sound judgment. Cited from The Traveling Engineers' Association, by Anonymous
  • No man is religious who represses any of his reasoning faculties. Cited from Levels of Living, by Henry Frederick Cope
  • I shall relate two more instances of the use of a reasoning faculty in these ants. Cited from The Naturalist in Nicaragua, by Thomas Belt
  • It is important, therefore, that they be held under restraint by the reasoning faculties. Cited from People's Common Sense Medical Adviser in Plain English, by R.V. Pierce
  • With the first exercise of the reasoning faculty I tried to argue against the emotion. Cited from The Conquest of Fear, by Basil King
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