applied from without

See: extrinsic
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As a result of this method Hannah, who could only have been developed by forces applied from without, was painstaking, humdrum, and limited; while Rebecca, who apparently needed nothing but space to develop in, and a knowledge of terms in which to express herself, grew and grew and grew, always from within outward.
So, too, do several of the performances, with an ostensibly lived-in feel that seems applied from without rather than felt from within.

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