Careful Words

instinct (n.)

instinct (adj.)

I was now a coward on instinct.

William Shakespeare (1564-1616): King Henry IV. Part I. Act ii. Sc. 4.

The ultimate, angels' law,

Indulging every instinct of the soul

There where law, life, joy, impulse are one thing!

Robert Browning (1812-1890): A Death in the Desert.

Bright gem instinct with music, vocal spark.

William Wordsworth (1770-1850): A Morning Exercise.