(1) What kind of animals, what kind of brute beasts have we created in this land?(2) By definition and in brute reality the world that an organism inhabits is part of that organism.(3) And what of the brute fact that such a demand has never been met?(4) In Donald's third over he produced a brute of a ball aimed straight at Atherton's throat.(5) Of course, there's a difference between skillful intervention, mismanaged intervention, and willful ignorance of brute facts.(6) He was relieved to be somewhere peaceful rather than duking it out with Tom like some kind of brute animal, not that he wouldn't eventually fight Tom.(7) But that, in a way, is what it is to be a human being: an aesthete and yet still a savage, a moral being with a brute 's appetite.(8) Reason, Morton said, was the faculty that differentiated man from brute beasts.(9) After yesterday's brutal third round of the 105th US Open, it was a chastened field who scurried off for the sanctuary of the locker room, bruised and battered into submission by a brute of a course.(10) It depends mostly on economic strength, backed up with intimidation and brute force.(11) The public would view the woman's affair as a sad, desperate attempt to gain some comfort in the hellish life her brute of a husband had imposed on her.(12) Among the people he knows in London are Wemmick, a clerk in Jaggers' office who becomes a friend, and Bentley Drummle, a horrible brute of a boy who begins to make moves on Estella.(13) In today's society our environment and culture has shaped what was once a brute drive to reproduce, into skills and expertise which secure prominence and survival in the modern world.(14) But Carrot is actually the figure in the unconscious of every policeman and every criminal, who stands for justice, and who makes policing something more than the exercise of brute force.(15) Aesthetic values, on the other hand, are a celebration of mind over matter, a refusal to yield to the brute presence of the given, the triumph of imagination, anticipation and longing, over the world of things.(16) Eventually, though, her Catholic aspirations to Protestant gentility and heavy-handed elocution lessons failed to soothe her brute of a husband.