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|3 No temptation can ever be measured by the value of its object. COLETTE (1873|
-1954). French aulhor. 'Tern pi a lions," in Earthly Paradise, pi. 4. "Human Nature"
(ed. by Robert Phelps, 1 966). 4 You oughtn't to yield to temptation. Well ...
|No temptation can ever be measured by the value of its object. –Sidonie Colette |
The Problem of Immediate Gratification (the PIG) refers to the universal principle
that immediacy is much more important than magnitude of a payoff when it ...
|No temptation can ever be measured by the value of its object. The writer who |
loses his self-doubt, who gives way as he grows old to a sudden euphoria, to
prolixity, should stop writing immediately: the time has come for him to lay aside
|Bunting, Basil Temptations, when we first meet them, are like a lion that roared at |
Samson; but if we overcome them, the next time we see them we shall find a nest
... Bunyan, John No temptation can ever be measured by the value of its object.
|Colette, Sidonie Gabrielle Smokers, male and female, inject and excuse idleness |
in their lives every time they light a cigarette. - Colette ... Colette, Sidonie
Gabrielle No temptation can ever be measured by the value of its object. - Colette
|The Bank might continue to issue their notes, and the specie be exported with |
advantage to the country, while their notes ... because they could never issue
more notes than the value of the coin which would have circulated had there
been no bank. ... All advantage from the exportation of gold bullion would then
cease, and there would be no temptation to exchange ... the main object of my
enquiry, it is necessary that I should shew what is the standard measure of value
in this country, ...
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|nice, Jitbi spring And indeed, if we consider the great Objects of our Faith, the |
BleJJings pro- »f w Qbtii- jpifej to the ... than any Thing we here can suffer ; and if,
at the same Time, we believe that Christ our Saviour, who promised these
Blessings, and ... It would be impossible for Men to value any Thing, in
Comparison to the Joys of Eternity, supposing that they had a ... which the Damn'
d endure ; no Temptation, though otherwise never so insinuating, would be able
to make its Way, and ...
|from a given range issued in sequence), need bear no relationship to the object's |
properties. ... A program or a user who knows the identifier can find the object by
consulting a numerical index. ... and unique zero value, and there is no difliculty
in adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing those quantitative measurements.
... It is tempting to wonder how far this mode of thinking can extend. ... Before
collecting measurements, it makes sense to consider their intended applications.
|This will be one ol the most convenient modes ever devised of abstracting |
property from the reach of creditors. ... It is time for the old States to awake from
their repose, and see that their inheritance is not sold for a mess of pottage.
These public lands afford a most alluring temptation to those who seek for
popular favor, and the old States may rest assured that thty will ... the people
place a higher value upon public liberty; that they will consent to be the followers
of no one who does not, ...