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«I think that anyone who comes upon a Nautilus machine suddenly will agree with me that its prototype was clearly invented at some time in history when torture was considered a reasonable alternative to diplomacy»
«God created a number of possibilities in case some of his prototypes failed -- that is the meaning of evolution.»
«There he goes. One of God's own prototypes. Some kind of high powered mutant never even considered for mass production. Too weird to live, and too rare to die.»
Author: Hunter S. Thompson
, higher power
«PILLORY, n. A mechanical device for inflicting personal distinction --prototype of the modern newspaper conducted by persons of austere virtues and blameless lives.»
«SORCERY, n. The ancient prototype and forerunner of political influence. It was, however, deemed less respectable and sometimes was punished by torture and death. Augustine Nicholas relates that a poor peasant who had been accused of sorcery was put to the torture to compel a confession. After enduring a few gentle agonies the suffering simpleton admitted his guilt, but naively asked his tormentors if it were not possible to be a sorcerer without knowing it.»
Author: Ambrose Bierce
, The Suffering
«The act of birth is the first experience of anxiety, and thus the source and prototype of the affect of anxiety.»
«No one who has seen a baby sinking back satiated from the breast and falling asleep with flushed cheeks and a blissful smile can escape the reflection that this picture persists as a prototype of the expression of sexual satisfaction in later life.»
Author: Sigmund Freud
, fall asleep
«Love is the basis of all forms of worship of which Abraham was the human prototype.»