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Now Intelligence possesses them by thought, a thought which is not discursive (but intuitive).
Yet the impulse to discursive commentary must be checked, for plucking flowers is a distraction from comparative botany.
VIE DE BOHMEORLO WILLIAMS
The discursive faculty then becomes what our Shakespeare, with happy precision, calls "discourse of reason."
AIDS TO REFLECTIONSAMUEL TAYLOR COLERIDGE
Who is more discursive than the Autocrat, the Czar of table-talkers; and whose productions are more charming or wiser?
The evidence of such principles is established by a long and discursive psychological discussion.
His essays are disjointed—discursive and eloquent in parts, and bare and meagre in others.
Of course letters enable you to evade some of the difficulties of the novelist's task, to be discursive, allusive and incomplete.
Again, let the required nature be the discursive power of the mind.
NOVUM ORGANUMFRANCIS BACON
The Hous of Fame is too discursive to be really effective as a whole.
CHAUCER AND HIS TIMESGRACE E. HADOW
It is scarcely necessary after that to add that it is discursive.

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