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" He thought human life a poor thing at best, after the freshness of youth and of unsatisfied curiosity had gone by. "
Adolescence: its psychology and its relations to physiology, anthropology ... - Page 566
by Granville Stanley Hall - 1904
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 139

1874
...educational precept. His inculcations of this virtue till a large place in my childish remembrances. He thought human life a poor thing at best, after the freshness of youth and of unsatisfied curiosity had gone by. This was a topic on which he did not often speak, especially,...
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 33

1874
...with him a by-word of scornful disapprobation." He was severe, autoeratic, and morhidly logical. " He thought human life a poor thing at best, after the freshness of youth and of unsatisfied curiosity had gone by." He executed the task of educating his children, as a task, with...
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The Baptist Quarterly, Volume 8

Baptists - 1874
...bent on reforming the world. One is not surprised to learn -that the father had little joy in life. He thought human life a poor thing at best, after the freshness of youth and of unsatisfied curiosity had gone by. This was a topic on which he did not often speak, especially,...
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The higher life: its reality, experience and destiny

James Baldwin Brown - 1874
...rejected " all that is called religious belief." It does not surprise one to learn further, that " he thought human life a poor thing at best, after the freshness of youth and of unsatisfied curiosity had gone by." I fear that there is a large class of cultivated men and women...
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the quarterly review

The Quarterly Review VOL.136 January & April,1874 - 1874
...the darkness, not of intellect, but of despair, and as one lying under the shadow of Ahriman. ' He thought human life a poor thing at best, after the freshness of youth and of unsatisfied curiosity had gone by ' the noble and enduring interest in physical, historical,...
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Catholic World, Volume 18

1874
...pleasure, at least in his later years, of which alone, on this point, I can speak confidently. . . . He thought human life a poor thing at best after the freshness of youth and of unsatisfied curiosity had gone by. . . . He would sometimes say that if life were made what it might...
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The Edinburgh monthly magazine [afterw.] Blackwood's Edinburgh ..., Volume 115

1874
...but he attributed the greater number of the miscarriages in life to the overvaluing of pleasure. He thought human life a poor thing at best, after the freshness of youth and of unsatisfied curiosity had gone by. For passionate emotions of all sorts he professed the greatest...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 136

English literature - 1874
...the darkness, not of intellect, but of despair, and as one lying under the shadow of Ahriman. ' He thought human life a poor thing at best, after the freshness of youth and of unsatisfied curiosity had gone by ' the noble and enduring interest in physical, historical,...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 136

English literature - 1874
...the darkness, not of intellect, but of despair, and as one lying under the shadow oi Ahriman. ' He thought human life a poor thing at best, after the freshness of youth and of unsatisfied curiosity had gone by ' the noble and enduring interest in physical, historical,...
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The doctrine of retribution. Bampton lectures

William Jackson - 1875
...particular humour than by general principles."* The elder Mill's opinion is given by his son, thus : " He thought human life a poor thing at best, after the freshness of youth and of unsatisfied curiosity had gone by. This was a topic on which he did not often speak especially,...
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