Sentence Examples


  • Her arms slid around his neck of their own volition and she pressed close to him passionately returning his affection.
  • The top opened of its own volition, revealing an aged stone dagger with dulled edges and a chipped stone hilt.
  • Lost in the food fantasy, she didn't see Gabriel disappear into the jungle.  Katie blinked and looked around, still uneasy with the snakelike branches that moved of their own volition overhead.  She didn't know what kind of creatures followed or what other critters would live in the Immortal jungle, but she wanted nothing to do with such a weird place.
  • Her arms slid around his neck of their own volition and she eagerly returned his kiss.
  • " It seems to me," he says, " that in receiving such and such an idea the mind is passive, and that it is active only in volition; that its Psychoi deas are put in it partly by the objects which touch the senses, partly by the impressions in the brain, and partly also by the dispositions which have preceded in the mind itself and by the movements of its will."

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