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On the one hand, he admits that human character is inescapably the product of innumerable conscious and unconscious modificatory social interactions, but insists at the same time that the extent to which we allow the latter to occur measures the degree of our "sensual dereliction" and effects that loss of intellectual independence which is the guarantee both of "progressive [social] improvement" and "purest [personal] delight" (PJ 2: 499-506).
Serial-verb constructions display a variety of readings, ranging from conjunctive and modificatory to causative.

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