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A grocer is attracted to his business by a magnetic force as great as the repulsion which renders it odious to artists.
Contact with men who wield power and authority still leaves an intangible sense of repulsion. It's very like being in close proxim ...
Without contraries is no progression. Attraction and repulsion, reason and energy, love and hate, are necessary to human existence ...
The satirist is prevented by repulsion from gaining a better knowledge of the world he is attracted to, yet he is forced by attrac ...
This instinctive repulsion which tradespeople inspire in men of sensitive feeling is one of the very rare consolations for being s ...
Culture is the suggestion, from certain best thoughts, that a man has a range of affinities through which he can modulate the viol ...
A man and a woman are new to one another throughout a life-time, in the rhythm of marriage that matches the rhythm of the year. Se ...
Anthropology has always struggled with an intense, fascinated repulsion towards its subject.... [The anthropologist] submits himse ...
Just as the office worker dreams of murdering his hated boss and so is saved from really murdering him, so it is with the author; ...
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