The Psychology of the Emotions

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W. Scott Publishing Company, 1897 - Ego (Psychology) - 455 pages
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Page 353 - I may therefore conclude, that the passion of laughter is nothing else but sudden glory > arising from some sudden conception of some eminency in ourselves, by comparison with the infirmity of others, or with our own formerly...
Page 371 - Twelve years ago I went to feed my flocks. The weather was hazy. I sat down upon a rock and asked myself sorrowful questions; yes, sorrowful, because I was unable to answer them. " Who has touched the stars with his hands? On what pillars do they rest?
Page 254 - ... relation becomes in a high degree active. There comes next the feeling called love of approbation. To be preferred above all the world, and that by one admired beyond all others, is to have the love of approbation gratified in a degree passing every previous experience: especially as there is added that indirect gratification of it which results from the preference being witnessed by unconcerned persons.

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