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used in Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

35 uses
  • It's not a concept that has much American use, although it should have.
    Afterward (17% in)
  • The Chautauqua that is in mind for this trip was inspired by these two many months ago and perhaps, although I don't know, is related to a certain undercurrent of disharmony between them.
    Part 1 (9% in)
  • With over 27,000 on it it's getting to be something of a high-miler, an old-timer, although there are plenty of older ones running.
    Part 1 (46% in)
  • I remember, now that I think of it, I've never been cycling with them before one or two o'clock in the afternoon, although for me dawn and early morning is always the greatest time for riding.
    Part 1 (48% in)
  • "I suppose," I say, "although it doesn't sound quite right."
    Part 1 (65% in)
  • I believe in all this too," I say, looking out at the darkened prairie, "although I'm not sure of what it all means yet —I'm not sure of much of anything these days.
    Part 1 (68% in)
  • Although motorcycle riding is romantic, motorcycle maintenance is purely classic.
    Part 1 (76% in)
  • Although surface ugliness is often found in the classic mode of understanding it is not inherent in it.
    Part 1 (76% in)
  • Both are valid ways of looking at the world although irreconcilable with each other.
    Part 1 (87% in)
  • Although the sun must have disappeared behind the mountains an hour ago, there's still good light in the sky from behind the range.
    Part 2 (25% in)
  • That's a word he later used to describe a growth of knowledge that doesn't move forward like an arrow in flight, but expands sideways, like an arrow enlarging in flight, or like the archer, discovering that although he has hit the bull's eye and won the prize, his head is on a pillow and the sun is coming in the window.
    Part 2 (28% in)
  • He must have valued the fragment greatly and thought about it many times because although it doesn't fit anything else it is intense, so intense I've returned to it myself many times.
    Part 2 (29% in)
  • Many trails through these high ranges have been made and forgotten since the beginning of time, and although the answers brought back from these trails have claimed permanence and universality for themselves, civilizations have varied in the trails they have chosen and we have many different answers to the same question, all of which can be thought of as true within their own context.
    Part 2 (36% in)
  • I realize that although this is the authentic image of DeWeese himself, it's also a brand-new person who's been renewing himself continually and I'm going to have to get to know him all over again.
    Part 2 (68% in)
  • I'd judge that although it's only the middle of the afternoon, less than half an hour of direct sun remains.
    Part 2 (70% in)
  • There was a continuing split in the department along these lines which in part gave rise to, or at least accelerated the growth of, Phaedrus' wild set of ideas which no one else had ever heard of, and Jack was supportive of Phaedrus because, although he wasn't sure he knew what Phaedrus was talking about, he saw it was something a fiction writer could work with better than linguistic analysis.
    Part 2 (76% in)
  • Yet it's almost necessary mathematically to work with other zero quantities, such as points in space and time that no one thought were unreasonable at all, although there was no real difference.
    Part 2 (83% in)
  • There are thousands of them now, and although only a small portion of them can fit into this Chautauqua, this Chautauqua is clearly based on them.
    Part 3 (2% in)
  • All quarter long papers would go back to the students with comments but no grades, although the grades were entered in a book.
    Part 3 (8% in)
  • As DeWeese said, from here straight south you can go seventy-five miles through nothing but forests and snow without ever encountering a road, although there are roads to the east and the west.
    Part 3 (10% in)
  • His casuist answer had been that although pure Quality was the same for everyone, the objects that people said Quality inhered in varied from person to person.
    Part 3 (35% in)
  • Although there's no logical objection to a metaphysical trinity, a three-headed reality, such trinities are not common or popular.
    Part 3 (37% in)
  • He noted that although normally you associate Quality with objects, feelings of Quality sometimes occur without any object at all.
    Part 3 (37% in)
  • Although he'd thought of it purely in philosophical terms up to now as metaphysical, he had all along refused to define it.
    Part 3 (46% in)
  • To put it in more concrete terms: If you want to build a factory, or fix a motorcycle, or set a nation right without getting stuck, then classical, structured, dualistic subject-object knowledge, although necessary, isn't enough.
    Part 3 (69% in)
  • This sense isn't just something you're born with, although you are born with it.
    Part 3 (69% in)
  • Physical quietness seems the easiest to achieve, although there are levels and levels of this too, as attested by the ability of Hindu mystics to live buried alive for many days.
    Part 3 (77% in)
  • But although setbacks are the commonest gumption traps they're only the external cause of gumption loss.
    Part 3 (87% in)
  • When cleaning I do it the way people go to church...not so much to discover anything new, although I'm alert for new things, but mainly to reacquaint myself with the familiar.
    Part 3 (93% in)
  • It results in part from lack of kinesthesia, a failure to realize that although the externals of a cycle are rugged, inside the engine are delicate precision parts which can be easily damaged by muscular insensitivity.
    Part 3 (97% in)
  • He'll have to hear about Phaedrus, although there's much he can never know.
    Part 4 (9% in)
  • Although Phaedrus couldn't figure out why in terms of classic form, his growing romantic sensitivity told him he was on the scent of something...a quarry.
    Part 4 (44% in)
  • He said the book forced him to decide what he was in publishing for, and added that although this was almost certainly the last payment, I shouldn't be discouraged.
    Afterward (9% in)
  • What had to be seen was that the Chris I missed so badly was not an object but a pattern, and that although the pattern included the flesh and blood of Chris, that was not all there was to it.
    Afterward (69% in)
  • What is seen now so much more clearly is that although the names keep changing and the bodies keep changing, the larger pattern that holds us all together goes on and on.
    Afterward (95% in)

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