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" Faith in machinery is, I said, our besetting danger; often in machinery most absurdly disproportioned to the end which this machinery, if it is to do any good at all, is to serve; but always in machinery, as if it had a value in and for itself. "
Blackwood's Magazine - Page 243
1918
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The Victorian Age in Prose

Alan W. Bellringer, C. B. Jones - Social Science - 1988 - 241 pages
...attentively and dispassionately. Faith in machinery is, I said, our besetting danger, often in machinery most absurdly disproportioned to the end which this machinery,...machinery? what is population but machinery? what is coal but machinery? what are railroads but machinery? what is wealth but machinery? what are, even,...
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Arnold: 'Culture and Anarchy' and Other Writings

Arnold Matthew, Matthew Arnold - History - 1993 - 248 pages
...attentively and dispassionately. Faith in machinery is, I said, our besetting danger; often in machinery most absurdly disproportioned to the end which this machinery,...machinery? what is population but machinery? what is coal but machinery? what are railroads but machinery? what is wealth but machinery? what are, even,...
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Conservatism: An Anthology of Social and Political Thought from David Hume ...

Jerry Z. Muller - Philosophy - 1997 - 450 pages
...and dispassionately. Faith in machinery is, I said, our besetting danger;4 often in machinery most absurdly disproportioned to the end which this machinery,...machinery? what is population but machinery? what is coal but machinery? what are railroads but machinery? what is wealth but machinery? what are, even,...
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The Pre-Raphaelites: Writings and Sources, Volume 4

Inga Bryden - Arts, English - 1998 - 168 pages
...Faith in machinery is, I said, our besetting danger; often in machinery most absurdly cli.sproportioned to the end which this machinery, if it is to do any...machinery? what is population but machinery? what is coal but machinery? what are railroads but machinery? what is wealth but machinery? what are, even,...
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The Silent Word: Textual Meaning and the Unwritten

Robert Young, Kah Choon Ban, Robbie B. H. Goh - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1998 - 163 pages
...materialism which is fascinated by the outward shows of industrial society that Arnold parodies thus: [B]ut always in machinery, as if it had a value in...machinery? what is population but machinery? what is coal but machinery? what are railroads but machinery? what is wealth but machinery? what are, even,...
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The Study of Anglicanism

John E. Booty, Stephen Sykes, Jonathan Knight - Religion - 1998 - 517 pages
...century's obsession with organization and ma-chinery, machinery often seen as an end in itself, 'most absurdly disproportioned to the end which this machinery, if it is to do any good at all, is to serve'. 4 Against this whole tendency—which, we may note, sounds remarkably twentieth-century—Arnold set...
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Victorian Prose: An Anthology

Rosemary J. Mundhenk, LuAnn McCracken Fletcher - Literary Criticism - 1999 - 504 pages
...attentively and dispassionately. Faith in machinery is, I said, our besetting danger; often in machinery most absurdly disproportioned to the end which this machinery,...machinery? what is population but machinery? what is coal but machinery? what arc railroads but machinery? what is wealth but machinery? what are, even,...
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English Teachers: The Unofficial Guide : Researching the Philosophies of ...

Bethan Marshall - Education - 2000 - 200 pages
...beserting danger; often in machinety most absurdly disproportioned to the end which this machinety, if it is to do any good at all, is to serve; but always in machinety, as if it had a value in and fot itself. (Arnold, 1948: 48) His frustration is clear. What...
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English Teachers: The Unofficial Guide : Researching the Philosophies of ...

Bethan Marshall - Education - 2000 - 200 pages
...around him, he wrote: Faith in machinery is, I said, our besetting danger; often in machinery most absurdly disproportioned to the end which this machinery,...machinery, as if it had a value in and for itself. (Arnold, 1948: 48) His frustration is clear. What is interesting is the way he applied this mistrust...
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Rethinking Academic Politics in (re)unified Germany and the United States

John A. Weaver - EDUCATION - 2001 - 241 pages
...machinery, Arnold t 1 869. 1994) said: Faith in machinery is our besetting danger; often in machinery most absurdly disproportioned to the end, which this machinery, if it is to do am good at alL is to serve; hut always in machinery, as if it had a value in and for itself. What is...
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