But the benefit is spasmodic, discontinuous, and extremely limited.
Of the discontinuous alone does the intellect form a clear idea.
Now, to modify an object, we have to perceive it as divisible and discontinuous.
We are at ease only in the discontinuous, in the immobile, in the dead.
Intuition is there, however, but vague and above all discontinuous.
Action is discontinuous, like every pulsation of life; discontinuous, therefore, is knowledge.
Very different are the discontinuous variations or mutations.
Furthermore, less material is required than for simple, discontinuous spans.
It does not, of course, follow that a discord is discontinuous.
A boy far more than a man is mentally a discontinuous being.