... probably a relaxing effect upon the character. One becomes filled with emotions which habitually pass without prompting to any deed, and so the inertly sentimental condition is kept up. The remedy would be, never to suffer one's self to have an emotion... The Educator-journal - Seite 1461902Vollansicht
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...never to suffer oneself to have an emotion at a concert without expressing it afterwards in some actual way. Let the expression be the least thing in the world — speaking genially to one's aunt, or giving up one's seat in a horse-car, if nothing more heroic offers — but let it not fail...