native tendency

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This means that abstraction has developed precisely by working against itself, pitting austerity against a native tendency toward indulgence.
The publication in 1986 of an exceptionally well-edited New York School issue of the journal Literatura na swiecie [World Literature] may simply have provided a fresh perspective on a native tendency known as "The New Privacy," rather than actually having redirected all on its own the current of Polish verse.