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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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The Claim to Community: Essays on Stanley Cavell and Political Philosophy

Andrew Norris - Philosophy - 2006 - 389 pages
...things commonly done; peculiarity of taste, eccentricity of conduct are shunned equally with crime, until by dint of not following their own nature they...feelings of home growth, or properly their own. Now is this, or is it not, the desirable condition of human nature?56 On the surface, Mill's remarks are...
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Reforming Liberalism: J.S. Mill's Use of Ancient, Religious, Liberal, and ...

Robert Devigne - Philosophy - 2008 - 320 pages
...the deficiency of personal impulses and preferences. . . . The mind itself is bowed to the yoke ... by dint of not following their own nature they have...opinions or feelings of home growth, or properly their own."9 Had Mill made these distinct conceptions of liberty clearer, he might have limited the confusion...
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Fraser's Magazine, Volume 9

James Anthony Froude, John Tulloch - Authors - 1874
...family, do not ask themselves — What do I prefer ? or, what would suit my character and disposition ? or, what would allow the best and highest in me to...send your son to a public school and to college, not because he gets the best education there — for sometimes it is the worst for his work in life —...
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A Book of Victorian Poetry and Prose

...family do not ask themselves — what do I prefer ? or, what would suit my 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 ? MILL, Liberty. HAPPINESS AND UNHAPPINESS...
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The Soaial and Political Doctrines of Contemporary Europe

...family do not ask themselves — what do I prefer? or, what would suit my 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? From On Liberty 4; THE LIMITS OF...
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