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On the one hand, many psychologists, especially those of the behaviourist school, tend to adopt what is essentially a materialistic position, as a matter of method if not of metaphysics.
Between him and his mother was the most perfect sympathy, for secretly the lady was herself a devout disciple of the late and great Myron Bayne, though with the tact so generally and justly admired in her sex (despite the hardy calumniators who insist that it is essentially the same thing as cunning) she had always taken care to conceal her weakness from all eyes but those of him who shared it.
The highest Petersburg society is essentially one: in it everyone knows everyone else, everyone even visits everyone else.
Spiritual Romance, therefore, is essentially idealistic.
And as the telephone is essentially the instrument of co-working and interdependent people, it found itself suddenly welcomed as the most popular and indispensable of all the agencies that put men in touch with each other.
Petrels are the most aerial and oceanic of birds, yet in the quiet Sounds of Tierra del Fuego, the Puffinuria berardi, in its general habits, in its astonishing power of diving, its manner of swimming, and of flying when unwillingly it takes flight, would be mistaken by any one for an auk or grebe; nevertheless, it is essentially a petrel, but with many parts of its organisation profoundly modified.
Life is ESSENTIALLY appropriation, injury, conquest of the strange and weak, suppression, severity, obtrusion of its own forms, incorporation and at least, putting it mildest, exploitation.
I said to myself, holding, with the conceit so natural to Man, that Woman's intellect is essentially shallow.
There is a section of the ELCIC's constitution which is essentially "set in stone," namely, Article II, which sets out the ELCIC's Confession of Faith.
Itani has obviously not traveled very widely; otherwise, he would know that my own country, Malaysia, is essentially Muslim (60% of the population), as are Indonesia, Brunei, and parts of the Philippines.
The current measure is essentially the same, Briggs said, "with only a few minor tweaks here and there.
Around older villages a mixed-species type of forest (satoyama) remains, but this too is essentially a synthetic environment.