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" Human nature is not a machine to be built after a model, and set to do exactly the work prescribed for it, but a tree, which requires to grow and develop itself on all sides, according to the tendency of the inward forces which make it a living thing. "
The Church Herald - Page 230
1869
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On Liberty

John Stuart Mill - Liberty - 1859 - 207 pages
...starved specimens of what nature can and will produce. Qiuman nature is not a machine to be built after a model, and set to do exactly the work prescribed for it, but a tree, which requires to grow and develope itself on all sides, according to the tendency of the inward forces which make it a i living...
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liberty

john stuart mill - 1859
...starved specimens of what nature can and will produce. Human nature is not a machine to be built after a model, and set to do exactly the work prescribed for it, but a tree, which requires to grow and develops itself on all sides, according to the tendency of the inward forces which make it. a living...
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On Liberty, Issue 57

John Stuart Mill - Liberty - 1865 - 68 pages
...starved specimens of what nature can and will produce. Human nature is not a machine to be built after a model, and set to do exactly the work prescribed for...of the inward forces which make it a living thing. It will probably be conceded that it is desirable people should exercise their understandings, and...
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Country Towns, and the Place They Fill in Modern Civilization. By the Author ...

Elizabeth C. T. Carne - Cities and towns - 1868 - 195 pages
...need another remedy. CHAPTEE III. RESTRAINT. MILL, in his work on liberty, speaks of human nature as " a tree which requires to grow and develop itself on...of the inward forces which make it a living thing." In most cases an illustration is not meant to be strictly correct, and therefore is not a fair subject...
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Medical Study, A.D. 1869: Introductory Address, at the Opening of the Ninth ...

William Holme Van Buren - Medicine - 1869 - 20 pages
...human nature is not a machine, to be built after a model, and set to do exactly the work required of it, but a tree which requires to grow and develop...of the inward forces which make it a living thing." The want of so-called classical education is a disadvantage to the American student, which requires...
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On Liberty

John Stuart Mill - Liberty - 1869 - 193 pages
...model, and set to do exactly the work prescribed for it, but a tree, which requires to grow and develope itself on all sides, according to the tendency of the inward forces which make it a living thing. It will probably be conceded that it is desirable people should exercise their understandings, and...
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Pennsylvania School Journal, Volume 22

Education - 1873
...nature is not a machine to be built after a model and set to do exactly the work prescribed for it, hut a tree, which requires to grow and develop itself on all sides, according to the tendency of the inwird forces which make it a living thing." The English universities do not commit the error, so common...
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Education, Volume 42

Education - 1922
...much to the point when he says, "Human nature is not a machine to be built after a model and set to do work prescribed for it, but a tree which requires...grow and develop itself on all sides, according to tendencies of the inward forces which make it a living thing." Hence in relation to education our attitude...
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Trade Unions: Their Origin and Objects, Influence and Efficacy

William Trant - Electronic book - 1884 - 188 pages
...also what manner of men they are that do it. . . . Human nature is not a machine to be built after a model, and set to do exactly the work prescribed for...of the inward forces which make it a living thing." There would, in a purely co-operative state of society, be no struggle, no desire on the part of men...
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Harper's Magazine, Volume 76

1888
...out, the red-haired man reads: " ' HuAN EXPOUNDER. man nature is not a machine to be built after a model, and set to do exactly the work prescribed for...itself on all sides, according to the tendency of the itiward forces which make it a living thing. It is known that the bad workmen are decidedly of opinion...
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