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" I said to myself, left stranded at the commencement of my voyage, with a well-equipped ship and a rudder, but no sail ; without any real desire for the ends which I had been so carefully fitted out to work for: no delight in virtue, or the general good,... "
Adolescence: its psychology and its relations to physiology, anthropology ... - Page 567
by Granville Stanley Hall - 1904
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Autobiography

John Stuart Mill - 1873
...preco.cious and premature analysis the inveterate habit of my mind. I was thus, as I said to myself, left stranded at the commencement of my voyage, with a,...within me, as completely as those of benevolence. I had had (as I reflected) .some gratification of vanity at too early an age : I had obtained some...
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Contributions to Natural History and Papers on Other Subjects

James Simson - American literature - 1875 - 186 pages
...general good, but also just as little in anything else [as if he had been ' a stock or a stone ']. The fountains of vanity and ambition seemed to have...up within me, as completely as those of benevolence [for whom ?]. I had had (as I reflected) some gratification of vanity at too early an age Like all...
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Notes on Child Study

Edward Lee Thorndike - Child development - 1901 - 157 pages
...analysis became the inveterate habit of his mind. He adds : " I was thus, as I said to myself, left stranded at the commencement of my voyage, with a...within me, as completely as those of benevolence. I had had (as I reflected) some gratification of vanity at too early an age; I had obtained some distinction,...
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Truth and Falsehood in Religion: Six Lectures Delivered at Cambridge to ...

William Ralph Inge - Apologetics - 1906 - 176 pages
...no delight in virtue or the general good, but also just as little in anything else. The foundations of vanity and ambition seemed to have dried up within me as completely as those of benevolence." The cause of these states is, no doubt, nervous overstrain, which may arise from several causes. While...
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Youth: Its Education, Regimen, and Hygiene

Granville Stanley Hall - Education - 1917 - 379 pages
...the failure was probably irremediable, and, at all events, beyond the power of his remedies, Of pther friends, I had at that time none to whom I had any...through the winter, he went on mechanically with his task.?; thought he found in Coleridge the first description of what he was feeling; feared the idiosyncrasies...
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Great autobiographies: types and problems of manhood and womanhood

Edward Howard Griggs - Autobiography - 1908 - 50 pages
...rudder, but no sail; without any real desire for the ends which I had been so carefully fitted put to work for: no delight in virtue, or the general...within me, as completely as those of benevolence." —John Stuart Mill, Autobiography, pp. 133-139. "I found the fabric of my old and taught opinions...
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Youth: its education, regimen, and hygiene

Granville Stanley Hall - Adolescence - 1909 - 379 pages
...should not have been in the condition I was. I felt, too, that mine was not an interesting or in anyway respectable distress. There was nothing in it to attract...through the winter, he went on mechanically with his task^; thought he found in Coleridge the first description of what he was feeling; feared the idiosyncrasies...
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Harvard Classics: Volume 25

John Stuart Mill - Books and reading - 1909 - 468 pages
...precocious and premature analysis the inveterate habit of my mind. I was thus, as I said to myself, left stranded at the commencement of my voyage, with a...within me, as completely as those of benevolence. I had had (as I reflected) some gratification of vanity at too early an age : I had obtained some distinction,...
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John Stuart Mill: Autobiography, Essay on liberty

John Stuart Mill, Thomas Carlyle - Literature - 1909 - 468 pages
...precocious and premature analysis the inveterate habit of my mind. I was thus, as I said to myself, left stranded at the commencement of my voyage, with a...within me, as completely as those of benevolence. I had had (as I reflected) some gratification of vanity at too early an age: I had obtained some distinction,...
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John Stuart Mill: Autobiography, Essay on liberty

John Stuart Mill, Thomas Carlyle - Literature - 1909 - 468 pages
...work for: no delight in virtue, or the SCTera1 g^ri, byt also just,, 3§ little ffl anything jjs^jThT fountains of vanity and ambition seemed to have dried...within me, as completely as those of benevolence. I had had (as I reflected) some gratification of vanity at too early an age : I had obtained some distinction,...
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