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The Heir of Redclyffe

By: Charlotte Mary Yonge

...en him a severity, an unwillingness to trust, which I believe is often the consequence of a great disappointment either in love or in friendship.’ ‘Th... ...‘Tell him his first bugle has so distracted me that I can’t answer for the consequences if I come to-night. ‘Mrs. Edmonstone came in, saying,— ‘Come, ... ...t it die away as fast as possible. It is only the rout about it that is of consequence.’ 141 Yo n g e ‘It is very odd,’ said Amy, ‘but I must dress,’... ...bastian had not surmounted his anger at this step when he learnt its fatal consequences. Ever since that time, noth- ing had prospered with him: he ha... ...s necessaries; but he had never been brought up to think self-indulgence a consequence of riches, he did not care what was said of him, he had no expe... ...was the great stone on which he had broken his best knife in a fit of geo- logical research; there was the pool where he used to skate; there the sudd...

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Familiar Studies of Men and Books

By: Robert Louis Stevenson

...any various volumes, is bound, above all things, to make that condensation logical and striking. For the only justification of his writing at all is t... ...fault, as all of us do, and openly overtaken, as not all of us are, by its consequences, to gloss the matter over, with too polite biographers, is to ... ...lainly, what every one well knows, of Burns’s profligacy, and of the fatal consequences of his marriage. And for this there are perhaps two subsidiary... ...r represent an act that was vir- tuous in itself, as attended by any other consequences than a large family and fortune. To hint that Burns’s marriage... ...timidly made elsewhere, have in them been carried boldly out to their last consequences; much that was indefinite in literary tenden- cies has attaine... ...from another point of view – to reproduce a colour, a sound, an outline, a logical argument, a physical action. He can show his readers, behind and ar... ...e nature of tragedy. The gospel according to Whitman, even if it be not so logical, has this advantage over the gospel according to Pangloss, that it ... ... the price we have to pay for cochineal. And with that murder- ous parody, logical optimism and the praises of the best of possible words went irrevoc... ... afternoon, or at morning as he lay awake in bed. With our deeper and more logical sense of life, we can have no idea how large a space in the attenti...

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Memories and Portraits

By: Robert Louis Stevenson

... erate care, and none ever had more certificates for less edu- cation. One consequence, however, of my system is that I have much less to say of Profe... ...n- sole; books of a large design, shadowing the complexity of that game of consequences to which we all sit down, the hanger-back not least. But the a... ...ng them indeed; but when they were done, I could see they were rubbish. In consequence, I very rarely showed them even to my friends; and such friends... ...r and answer arguments, not only with natural wisdom, but with candour and logical honesty. But if the subject of debate be something in the air, an a... ...t of debate be something in the air, an abstraction, an excuse for talk, a logical Aunt Sally, then may the male debater instantly abandon hope; he ma...

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And Gulliver Returns Book VI : Our Psychological Motivations

By: Lemuel Gulliver XVI

...can think our way into our behavior. I would certainly like to believe her, but the evidence points to the fact that we are psychological, not logica... ...ave probably heard, that‘s why we psychologists study our field—to throw suspicion off ourselves. ―We are afraid we won‘t be seen as logica... ...n imaging is giving us pictures of how the brain will react. Imaging often shows us that the brain will react in ways quite different from the logica... ...te different from the logical rules that we think of as our unique human ability. The limbic system in the brain often takes priority over the logica... ... 11 ―Most of don‘t want to believe it but we are psychological—not logica... ...action. So in setting both long and short term goals many of us would profit by looking at all of the options and thinking seriously about the conseq...

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