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" I confess I am not charmed with the ideal of life held out by those who think that the normal state of human beings is that of struggling to get on... "
Blackwood's Magazine - Page 410
1848
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Principles of Political Economy: With Some of Their Applications ..., Volume 2

John Stuart Mill - 1899
...towards it by political economists of the old school. I am inclined to believe that it would be, on tlie whole, a very considerable improvement on our present...human beings is that of struggling to get on ; that tlie trampling, crashing, elbowing, and treading on each other'? heels, which form the existing type...
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University of Iowa Studies in the Social Sciences, Volume 2

1900
...isolated from his broad view of social amelioration — his socialistic view in which he says that he is "not charmed with the ideal of life held out by those...elbowing, and treading on each other's heels, which from the existing type of social life, are the most desirable lot of human kind, or anything but the...
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The Economic Review

1900
...aspect, and its excesses are a favourite subject of moral denunciation. Mr. Mill, among others, is " not charmed with the ideal of life held out by those...of human beings is that of struggling to get on." " The best state for human nature," on the contrary, in his opinion, "is that in which, while no one...
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The English Utilitarians, Volume 3

Leslie Stephen - 1900
...If we are unable to grow richer, is the loss of wealth so great a misfortune? He turns to think of the 'trampling, crushing, elbowing, and treading on...each other's heels which form the existing type of human life.'8 Is such a state desirable ? In America, where all privileges are abolished, poverty unknown,...
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The Evolution of Modern Money

William Warrand Carlile - 1901 - 373 pages
...aspect, and its excesses are a favourite subject of moral denunciation. Mr. Mill, among others, is " not charmed with the ideal of life held out by those...of human beings is that of struggling to get on." " The best state for human nature," on the contrary, in his opinion, " is that in which, while no one...
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The Political Ideas of Modern Japan

Kiyoshi Karl Kawakami - 1903 - 208 pages
...isolated from his broad view of social amelioration—his socialistic view in which he says that he is " not charmed with the ideal of life held out by those...elbowing, and treading on each other's heels, which from the existing type of social life, are the most desirable lot of human kind, or anything but the...
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The American Journal of Psychology, Volume 17

Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener, Karl M. Dallenbach, Madison Bentley, Edwin Garrigues Boring, Margaret Floy Washburn - 1906
...Stationary State, says, "While minds are coarse they require coarse stimuli, and let them have them. I confess I am not charmed with the ideal of life...beings is that of struggling to get on ; that the tramping, crushing, elbowing, and treading on each other's heels, which form the existing type of social...
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English Prose: Selections, Volume 5

Sir Henry Craik - 1907
...unaffected aversion so generally manifested towards it by political economists of the old school. I am inclined to believe that it would be, on the whole, a very con-- siderable improvement on our present condition. I confess I am not charmed with the ideal of...
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The Unity of the Spirit: Proceedings and Papers of the First Congress of the ...

National Federation of Religious Liberals (U.S.). Congress - 1909 - 287 pages
...that is rather the field of the conquests of democracy. — Matthew Arnold. I confess I am not at all charmed with the ideal of life held out by those who...each other's heels, which form the existing type of human life, are the most desirable lot of humankind, or anything but the disagreeable symptoms of one...
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Principles of Political Economy: With Some of Their Applications to Social ...

John Stuart Mill - 1909 - 1013 pages
...be, on the whole, a very considerahle improvement on our present condition. I confess I am not chirm* with the ideal of life held out by those who think that the normil sW of human beings is that of struggling to get on ; that the trample crushing, elbowing, and...
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