Miscellaneous Remains From The Commonplace Book Of Richard Whately; Being A Collection Of Notes And…

Paperback | January 31, 2012

byRichard Whately

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1865. Excerpt: ... acted as major, had to instruct him, in the presence of the boys, what to do and to say; and when he had had it beat into his dull brain, he repeated the very words they had heard me dictate to him, and all went on well. But if either of us was absent, nothing could be done. When / was away, the boys were indeed as ready as ever to obey him; but he was utterly at a loss to give a word of command. If he was absent, none of the boys would mind the word of command from my mouth, and all fell into confusion! LOVE AND LIKING. What is sometimes called, in a different sense from the ordinary, love (or, a different species of love; for this depends on the definition you give of the word), is more properly called Liking. 1. One whose welfare we wish for, and are desirous to promote, we love; if very much, we are ready to make great exertions and sacrifices for him: one whose company is agreeable, and the idea of whom we contemplate with pleasure, we like. 2. The two feelings are not necessarily combined, nor when they are, do they necessarily correspond in their degree. 3. Yet each tends to promote the other. We are disposed to love one whom we like, and vice versa. 4. Neither feeling, any more than any other feeling, is under the immediate and direct control of the will; yet, like other feelings, we may indirectly operate on them; for instance, by contemplating anyone's good qualities and services done to him; and as this arises, it will tend to make us exert ours Ives for his benefit and for his gratification; and to do this, tends to generate a liking for him. A man must be very disagreeable indeed who is not in some degree liked, sooner or later, by those who, from whatever cause originally, are continually watching for opportunities to serve and please him. K...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1865. Excerpt: ... acted as major, had to instruct him, in the presence of the boys, what to do and to say; and when he had had it beat into his ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:94 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.19 inPublished:January 31, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217239668

ISBN - 13:9780217239660

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