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  • Commission Court, under James the Second were the first champions of our liberties; the Establishment which, under Laud, persecuted to obtain Conformity, is now certainly our surest, perhaps our only guarantee of Toleration.

    Introduction - Critical Apparatus

  • Here's what The Art of Non-Conformity is all about.

    Chris Guillebeau: The Agenda -- Part I: Ask Why

  • Conformity is good and diversity is bad, deviance; this is a standard in its own right -- normalcy.

    Archive 2007-01-01

  • Next to Chris Guillebeau’s photo in the “about” section of his blog, The Art of Non-Conformity, is the unabashedly bold statement –

    Interview with Chris Guillebeau – Blogging Superstars Part 2 | Write to Done

  • Some, accordingly, of their number practiced what was called Occasional Conformity, that is, received the Anglican sacrament just once so as to qualify.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 11: New Mexico-Philip

  • Propriety of the Thoughts, that is, the Conformity of our Conceptions to the Objects we conceive; for this is the Definition of Truth, when taken in a Physical Sense; nor in the Purity of Words and Expression, for this may be eminent in the Cold, Didactick Stile, and in the correct Writers of History and Philosophy: But Wit is that which imparts Spirit to our Conceptions and Diction, by giving them a lively and novel, and therefore an agreeable Form: And thus its Nature is limited and diversify'd from all other intellectual Endowments.

    Essay upon Wit

  • The issue is the word you used in the NS "Conformity".

    Calder's Comfort Farm: Norman Baker, trainspotting and terrorism

  • Ever since urban fixed-gear cycling entered the "Conformity" phase, every city in America and beyond has taken turns "stepping up" with a video that shows that they too know how to be like everybody else.

    Archive 2010-08-01

  • "Conformity" has nothing to do with it, which I think you know damn well, and it's disingenuous of you to say so.

    Bloggingheads!

  • "Conformity," on the Queen's part, is a word which, in all the circumstances, has rather an ugly sound; and the art of tactful management of the ladies of Court was not perhaps one in which Clarendon possessed such mastery as qualified him for the office of critic.

    Life of Edward Earl of Clarendon — Volume 02

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