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The force of the guinea you have in your pocket depends wholly on the default of
a guinea in ... your neighbour's pocket. If he did not want it, it would be of no use
to you; the degree of power it possesses depends accurately upon the need or ...
IThus every material utility depends on its relative human capacity. Similarly: The
agreeableness of a thing depends not merely on its own likeableness, but on the
number of people who can be got to like it. The relative agreeableness, and ...
AD VALOREM * 89 of the smallest ale,” and of “Adonis painted by a running
brook,” depends virtually on the opinion of Demos, in the shape of Christopher
Sly. That is to say, the agreeableness of a thing depends on its relative human ...
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I saw this in a charity shop and bought it solely because it contains his wonderful fairy tale, "The King of the Golden River". I will, I'm afraid, skip the essays on art, architecture, and culture ... Read full review