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Solitariness  n.  Condition of being solitary.

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"Solitariness" Quotes from Famous Books

... thoughts, and poems to which the whole race has contributed—so in manifold, potent, if unperceived ways the State affects those energizings in art and thought which seem most independent of the State. The sentence of Aristotle is familiar, "The solitary man is either a brute or a god," but the solitariness whether of the Thebaid or of Fonte Avellano, of Romualdo, Damiani, or of that Yogi, who, to exhibit his hate and scorn of life, flung himself into the flames in the presence of Alexander, is yet indebted and bound by ties invisible, mystic, innumerable, to the ...
— The Origins and Destiny of Imperial Britain - Nineteenth Century Europe • J. A. Cramb

Words linked to "Solitariness" :   reclusiveness, lonesomeness, disposition, solitary, temperament

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