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As for the "spirit of a gentleman," its decline is so obvious as scarcely to admit of
argument. It has even been maintained that in America, the country in which the
collapse of traditional standards has been most complete, the gentleman is at a ...
The opposite case is that of the man who has emancipated himself from outer
authority in the name of the critical spirit (which will be found to be identical with
the modern spirit), but has made use of his emancipation, not to work out
How can we admit the survival of the spirit when the body is gone ?" This was
more thorough reasoning than Ssu-ma Kuang's view that the spirit fades away
when the body has decayed — a theory which still admits the spirit as something.
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Autobiographical essays by Einstein, Bertrand Russell, Dewey, Dreiser, H.G. Wells, Nansen, James Jeans, Babbitt, Arthur Keith, James Adams, H.L. Mencken, Julia Peterkin, Lewis Mumford, G.J. Nathan, Hu ... Read full review