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" Yet I am not more sure that my soul lives than I am that perverseness is one of the primitive impulses of the human heart: one of the indivisible primary faculties, or sentiments, which give direction to the character of Man. Who has not, a hundred times,... "
The American Whig Review - Seite 286
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Romancing the Shadow: Poe and Race

J. Gerald Kennedy, Liliane Weissberg - 2001 - 292 Seiten
...Black Cat," the last of which begins with a discussion of "the spirit of PERVERSENESS" and the longing "to violate that which is Law, merely because we understand it to be such." Since civil status referred to property—the power of holding it, using it, acquiring it—as the...
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Failure to Hold: The Politics of School Violence

Julie A. Webber - 2003 - 221 Seiten
...the indivisible primary faculties, or sentiments, which give direction to the character of Man. Who has not, a hundred times, found himself committing...is Law, merely because we understand it to be such? The spirit of perverseness, I say, came to my final overthrow. It was this unfathomable longing of...
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Tales of Mystery and Imagination

Edgar Allan Poe - 2003 - 456 Seiten
...the indivisible primary faculties, or sentiments, which give direction to the character of man. Who has not, a hundred times, found himself committing...a perpetual inclination, in the teeth of our best judgement, to violate that which is Law, merely because we understand it to be such? This spirit of...
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The Raven and Other Writings

Edgar Allan Poe - 2003 - 448 Seiten
...the indivisible primary faculties, or sentiments, which give direction to the character of Man. Who has not, a hundred times, found himself committing...for no other reason than because he knows he should nofi Have we not a perpetual inclination, in the teeth of our best judgment, to violate that which...
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Great Short Works of Edgar Allan Poe

Edgar Allan Poe - 2009 - 576 Seiten
...the indivisible primary faculties, or sentiments, which give direction to the character of Man. Who has not, a hundred times, found himself committing...is Law, merely because we understand it to be such? This spirit of perverseness, I say, came to my final overthrow. It was this unfathomable longing of...
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American Gothic Fiction: An Introduction

Allan Lloyd-Smith - 2004 - 197 Seiten
...the indivisible primary faculties, or sentiments, which give direction to the character of Man. Who has not, a hundred times, found himself committing...is Law, merely because we understand it to be such? This spirit of perverseness, I say, came to my final overthrow. It was this unfathomable longing of...
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The American Classics: A Personal Essay

Denis Donoghue - 2008 - 304 Seiten
...the indivisible primary faculties, or sentiments, which give direction to the character of Man. Who has not, a hundred times, found himself committing...for no other reason than because he knows he should noi. Have we not a perpetual inclination, in the teeth of our best judgment, to violate that which...
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Edgar Allan Poe: Rhetoric and Style

Brett Zimmerman - 2005 - 408 Seiten
...repetition: words BROTES i S (erotema): a rhetorical question implying strong affirmation or denial: Who has not, a hundred times, found himself committing...for no other reason than because he knows he should noti Have we not a perpetual inclination, in the teeth of our best judgment, to violate that which...
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The Metastases of Enjoyment: Six Essays on Women and Causality

Slavoj Žižek - 2005 - 221 Seiten
...soul lives, than I am that perverseness is one of the primitive impulses of the human heart. . . . Who has not, a hundred times, found himself committing a vile or a stupid action, for no other reason than because he knows he should not? Have we not a perpetual inclination,...
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Philip Roth's Rude Truth: The Art of Immaturity

Ross Posnock, Associate Professor of English Ross Posnock - 2006 - 301 Seiten
..."spirit of perverseness," of which philosophy "takes no account," and poses the rhetorical question, "have we not a perpetual inclination, in the teeth...Law, merely because we understand it to be such?" Poe's supremely rational disquisitions on man's irreducible perversity project an uncanny irony designed...
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