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" The statistician will register a growing progress, and the moralist a gradual decline: on the one hand, a progress of things; on the other, a decline of souls. The useful will take the place of the beautiful, industry of art, political economy of religion,... "
American Medicine - Page 111
1910
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Macmillan's Magazine, Volume 49

1884
...plateau with fewer and fewer undulations, without contrasts or oppositions — such will be the future aspect of human society. The statistician will register...progress of things, on the other a decline of souls. ... Is this indeed the fate reserved for the democratic era ? May not the general well-being be purchased...
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Amiel's Journal: The Journal Intime of Henri-Frédéric Amiel, Volume 1

Henri Frédéric Amiel - 1885 - 487 pages
...runs a great risk of seeing no more true individuals. By continual levelling and division of labour, society will become everything and man nothing. As...of poetry. The spleen will become the malady of a levelling age. Is this indeed the fate reserved for the democratic era ? May not the general wellbeing...
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Amiel's Journal: The Journal Intime of Henri-Frédéric Amiel

Henri Frédéric Amiel - 1885 - 487 pages
...runs a great risk of seeing no more true individuals. By continual levelling and division of labour, society will become everything and man nothing. As...of poetry. The spleen will become the malady of a levelling age. Is this indeed the fate reserved for the democratic era ? May not the general wellbeing...
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Amiel's Journal, tr. by mrs. H. Ward, Volume 1

Henri Frédéric Amiel - 1885
...disappear. A plateau with fewer and fewer undulations, without contrasts and without oppositions,—such will be the aspect of human society. The statistician...of poetry. The spleen will become the malady of a levelling age. Is this indeed the fate reserved for the democratic era ? May not the general wellbeing...
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The Unitarian Review and Religious Magazine, Volume 25

Charles Lowe, Henry Wilder Foote, John Hopkins Morison, Henry H. Barber, James De Normandie - 1886
...individuals. By continual levelling and division of labor, society will become everything and man nothing. The statistician will register a growing progress,...economy, of religion ; and arithmetic, of poetry." And, again, in still more hopeless strain: "Everywhere, you see a tendency to substitute the laws of...
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Journal: The Journal Intime

Henri Frédéric Amiel - 1887
...By continual levelling and division of labour, society will become everything and man toothing.' • As the floor of valleys is raised by the denudation...of poetry. The spleen will become the malady of a levelling age. Is this indeed the fate reserved for the democratic era? May not the general wellbeing...
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Amiel's Journal: The Journal Intime of Henri Frédéric Amiel

Henri Frédéric Amiel - 1889 - 318 pages
...runs a great risk of seeing no more true individuals. By continual levelling and division of labour, society will become everything and man nothing. As...of poetry. The spleen will become the malady of a levelling age• Is this indeed the fate reserved for the democratic era ? May not the general wellbeing...
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Classic French Course in English

William Cleaver Wilkinson - 1890 - 324 pages
...become everything and man nothing. ... A plateau with fewer and fewer undulations, without contrasts aud without oppositions — such will be the aspect of...political economy of religion, and arithmetic of poetry. He writes to himself a sort of " spiritual letter " that might almost have been Fenelon's (the date...
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Amiel's Journal: The Journal Intime of Henri-Frédéric Amiel

Henri Frédéric Amiel - 1890 - 397 pages
...contrasts and without oppositions, — such will be the aspect of human society. The st»tieti««in will register a growing progress, and the moralist...of poetry. The spleen will become the malady of a levelling age. Is this indeed the fate reserved for the democratic era ? May not the general wellbeing...
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Amiel's Journal: The Journal Intime of Henri Frédéric Amiel

Henri Frédéric Amiel - 1891 - 318 pages
...disappear. A plateau with fewer and fewer undulations, without contrasts and without oppositions,—such will be the aspect of human society. The statistician...of poetry. The spleen will become the malady of a levelling age. Is this indeed the fate reserved for the democratic era ? May not the general wellbeing...
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