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  • Each the children of untutored nature, honest and open alike in their words and their dealings, their characters and their propensities were nearly the same, though Sir Hugh, more self-formed, had

    Camilla

  • She had entered the world, by a sudden and most unequal marriage, in which her choice had no part, with only two self-formed maxims for the law of her conduct.

    Camilla

  • But his talents bore no proportion to the goodness of his heart, an insuperable want of quickness, and of application in his early days, having left him, at a later period, wholly uncultivated, and singularly self-formed.

    Camilla

  • And that's where I agree with Lindy in that associations need to embrace these self-formed groups and be there to take the reigns when need be.

    Why Are We Here - Part 2

  • In the context of all the recent conversations, would this group be better served as an association or the hated term, self-formed group?

    Archive 2008-07-01

  • When it comes to these Web 2.0, self-formed groups, 99.9% will reach a point where they will have a project which will be too big for them to handle without a true management/organizational structure.

    Why Are We Here - Part 2

  • According to Petronius, dreams are not of divine origin, but self-formed:

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • There are views that some of these sleeper cells, as long as they are sleeper cells and as long as they are cells that have sort of self-formed, self-motivated, as long as they don't go somewhere to get special terror training, they can carry out an attack, but it will be relatively ineffective.

    CNN Transcript May 26, 2007

  • I figured it would be rude to reject his gift, but at the same time if I had accepted it would have only reinforced his self-formed opinion about my being a Moslem.

    Archive 2006-10-01

  • His stories are all admirable demonstrations of the power and beauty of the nobler practical virtues, of kindness, courage, humility, and all the other forms of unselfishness; but for the underlying mysteries of life and the higher meanings of art his positive and self-formed mind had very little feeling.

    A History of English Literature

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