Some articles on assuming, physical:
... leaving their tree or watery domains and assuming a physical body resembling human form ... Dryads - Dryads are tree nymphs that are capable of leaving their trees and assuming a physical body similar to human form ... leaves, wearing garments matching the colors of their specific trees and as having their trees' physical characteristics (i.e ...
Famous quotes containing the words physical and/or assuming:
“Dying is something we human beings do continuously, not just at the end of our physical lives on this earth.”
—Elisabeth Kübler-Ross (b. 1926)
“Quite generally, the familiar, just because it is familiar, is not cognitively understood. The commonest way in which we deceive either ourselves or others about understanding is by assuming something as familiar, and accepting it on that account; with all its pros and cons, such knowing never gets anywhere, and it knows not why.... The analysis of an idea, as it used to be carried out, was, in fact, nothing else than ridding it of the form in which it had become familiar.”
—Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (17701831)