We don't want to jump to any conclusions about anybody," Brain was saying in his staccato style.
He approached the group slowly, but with composure; but he was decidedly pale, and the eyes of Brain and Fisher had already taken in one detail of the green-clad figure more clearly than all the rest.
Since you must have observed yourself that this is no joke, and since at least half your guests must also have concluded that after all that has been said this youth MUST blow his brains out for honour's sake--I--as master of this house, and before these witnesses, now call upon you to take steps.
I have heard of such things before, but never came across, till tonight, a man who would actually shoot himself in order to gain a vulgar notoriety, or blow out his brains for spite, if he finds that people don't care to pat him on the back for his sanguinary intentions.
The Malay was thinking fast, and could von Horn have guessed what thoughts raced through the tortuous channels of that semi-barbarous brain he would have wished himself safely housed in the American prison where he belonged.
Can it be possible that, after all, his brain is defective?
I mean that, in attempting to state the PROXIMATE cause of the present event, some past event or events must be included, unless we take refuge in hypothetical modifications of brain structure.
The same stimulus will not produce the same recollection in another man who did not share your former experience, although the former experience left no OBSERVABLE traces in the structure of the brain.
If Oz will not give you any brains
you will be no worse off than you are now.
Nevertheless," interrupted the Tin Woodman, "a good heart is, I believe, much more desirable than education or brains
Well, that may be true," agreed Margolotte; "but, on the contrary, a servant with too much brains
is sure to become independent and high- and-mighty and feel above her work.
Because you have no brains
, as I have," said the Scarecrow.