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" Thus the mind itself is bowed to the yoke: even in what people do for pleasure, conformity is the first thing thought of; they like in crowds; they exercise choice only among things commonly done: peculiarity of taste, eccentricity of conduct, are shunned... "
Fraser's Magazine - Page 381
1874
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A Book of Golden Thoughts

Henry Attwell - Quotations - 1870 - 288 pages
...or (worse still) what is usually done by persons of a station and circumstances superior to my own? I do not mean that they choose what is customary,...feelings of home growth or properly their own. Now is this, or is it not, the desirable condition of human nature ? CHARACTER. J. s. Mm. 93on einem 2jienfcfyen...
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A Book of Golden Thoughts

Henry Attwell - Quotations - 1870 - 288 pages
...or (worse still)'what is usually done by persons of a station and circumstances superior to my own? I do not mean that they choose what is customary,...feelings of home growth or properly their own. Now is this, or is it not, the desirable condition of human nature ? ys ma. CHARACTER. 33on einem STOenfdjen...
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Fraser's Magazine, Volume 9

1874
...with crimes ; until by dint of not following their own nature, they have no nature to follow : thoir human capacities are withered and starved ; they become...send your son to a public school and to college, not because he gets the best educatiou there — for sometimes it is the worst for his work in life —...
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Individual liberty, legal, moral, and licentious; in which the political ...

George Vasey (miscellaneous writer.) - 1877
...with crimes; until, by dint of not following their own nature, they have no nature to follow—their human capacities are withered and starved; they become...feelings of home growth, or properly their own. Now, is this, or is it not, the desirable condition of human nature ?" And we ask this additional question—...
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On Liberty

John Stuart Mill - Liberty - 1878 - 68 pages
...do fo pleasure, conformity is the first thing p»casure, comuimuy is me nisi mini; thought of; the}' like in crowds ; they exercise choice only among things...feelings of home growth, or properly their own. Now is this, or is it not, the desirable condition of human nature ? It is so, on the Calvinistic theory....
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The Greatest Works of the Greatest Authors, Ancient and Modern ...

Literature - 1894 - 896 pages
...family do not ask themselves — what do I prefer? or, what would suit niy character and disposition? or, what would allow the best and highest in me to...feelings of home growth, or properly their own. Now is this, or is it not, the desirable condition of human nature? It is so, on the Calvinistic theory....
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On Liberty: The Subjection of Women

John Stuart Mill - Liberty - 1895 - 394 pages
...withered and starved: they become incapable of any strong wishes or native pleasures, and are gen erally without either opinions or feelings of home growth, or properly their own. Now it this, or is it not, the desirable condition of human nature ? It is so, on the Calvinistic theory....
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The University Magazine and Free Review, Volume 7

John Mackinnon Robertson, G. Astor Singer - 1897
...respectable is towards docile conformity to the custom of their narrow community, " until," as Mill says, " by dint of not following their own nature, they have...or feelings of home growth, or properly their own ". No fanatical fakir ever endured the torments that some English folk inflict upon themselves before...
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The Blight of Respectability: An Anatomy of the Disease and a Theory of ...

Walter Matthew Gallichan - Great Britain - 1897 - 129 pages
...Respectables is towards docile conformity to the custom of their narrow community, "until," as Mill says, "by dint of not following their own nature, they have...or feelings of home growth or properly their own." No fanatical fakir ever endiired the torments that some English folk inflict upon themselves before...
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The International Library of Famous Literature: Selections from ..., Volume 16

Andrew Lang, Donald Grant Mitchell - Literature - 1898 - 9822 pages
...or (worse still) what is usually done by persons of a station and circumstances superior to raine ? I do not mean that they choose what is customary,...feelings of home growth, or properly their own. Now is this, or is it not, the desirable condition of human nature ? It is so, on the Calvinistic theory....
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