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He stressed the immortality of the soul, however, in the expectation that the modern human would be prone to whittle his pursuit of happiness down to the running of a little farm or store--a truly petty and unaspiring expression of materialism.
His "feeling for home" has been "made concrete" in "deep leather chairs, padded fenders and sectional bookshelves, `domes of silence' on yielding carpets, an unaspiring, comfortable sobriety" (CS 462).
Burns is also right to note that "many Hungarian films are competent to a high degree and relatively limited in scope; they are small, and make the most of that unaspiring condition" (190).