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negative
used in The Mill on the Floss

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  • No prayer, no striving now, would bring back that negative peace; the battle of her life, it seemed, was not to be decided in that short and easy way,—by perfect renunciation at the very threshold of her youth.
    6.3 — Book 6 Chapter 3 — Confidential Moments (27% in)
  • But to minds strongly marked by the positive and negative qualities that create severity,—strength of will, conscious rectitude of purpose, narrowness of imagination and intellect, great power of self-control, and a disposition to exert control over others,—prejudices come as the natural food of tendencies which can get no sustenance out of that complex, fragmentary, doubt-provoking knowledge which we call truth.
    6.12 — Book 6 Chapter 12 — A Family Party (87% in)

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