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" I you'll see that every human being has his shell and that you must take the shell into account. By the shell I mean the whole envelope of circumstances. There 's no such thing as an isolated man or woman; we're each of us made up of some cluster of appurtenances.... "
Uneasy Alliance: Twentieth-century American Literature, Culture and Biography - Page 17
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The portrait of a lady, Volume 1

Henry James - 1881
...about his house," said Isabel. " That is very crude of you. When you have lived as long as I, you will see that every human being has his shell, and that...shell I mean the whole envelope of circumstances. There is no such tiling as an isolated man or woman ; we are each of us made up of a cluster of appurtenances....
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Macmillan's Magazine, Volume 43

1881
...about his house," said Isabel. " That is very crude of you. When you have lived as long as I, you will see that every human being has his shell, and that...shell I mean the whole envelope of circumstances. There is no such thing as an isolated man or woman ; we are each of us made up of a cluster of appurtenances....
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The Portrait of a Lady, Volume 1

Henry James - American fiction - 1882 - 520 pages
...about his house," said Isabel. " That is very crude of you. When you have lived as long as I, you will see that every human being has his shell, and that...shell I mean the whole envelope of circumstances. There is no such thing as an isolated man or woman; we are each of us made up of a cluster of appurtenances....
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The novels and tales of Henry James

Henry James - 1908
...that as an ideal." "I don't care anything about his house," said Isabel. "That's very crude of you. When you've lived as long as I you'll see that every...shell I mean the whole envelope of circumstances. There 's no such thing as an isolated man or woman; we're each of us made up of some cluster, of appurtenances....
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The Portrait of a Lady, Volume 3

Henry James - 1908
...that as an ideal." "I don't care anything about his house," said Isabel. "That's very crude of you. When you've lived as long as I you'll see that every...shell I mean the whole envelope of circumstances. There 's no such thing as an isolated man or woman; we're each of us made up of some cluster of appurtenances....
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The Portrait of a Lady

William Allan Neilson - Fiction - 1917 - 624 pages
...about his house," said Isabel. "That is very crude of you. When you have lived as long as I, you will see that every human being has his shell, and that...shell I mean the whole envelope of circumstances. There is no such thing as an isolated man or woman ; we are each of us made up of a cluster of appurtenances....
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The Ordeal of Consciousness in Henry James

...on the subject of personal identity: 'When you've lived as long as I", says Madame Merle to Isabel, 'you'll see that every human being has his shell and...circumstances. There's no such thing as an isolated man and woman; we're each of us made up of some cluster of appurtenances. What shall we call our " self"...
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American Vision: The Films of Frank Capra

Raymond Carney - History - 1986 - 510 pages
...(or unimportance) of costume and props to the expression of the self: "When you've lived as long as 1 you'll see that every human being has his shell and...such thing as an isolated man or woman; we're each made up of some cluster of appurtenances. What shall we call our 'self? Where does it begin? Where...
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Darwin and the Emergence of Evolutionary Theories of Mind and Behavior

Robert J. Richards - Psychology - 1989 - 718 pages
...this passage from The Portrait of a Lady (New York: New American Library, [1881] 1963), p. 186: "we see that every human being has his shell, and that...shell I mean the whole envelope of circumstances. There is no such thing as an isolated man or woman; we are each of us made up of a cluster of appurtenances....
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Literature in America: An Illustrated History

Peter Conn - Literary Criticism - 1989 - 587 pages
...the irrelevance of material possessions, to which Madame Merle replies: "That's very crude of you. When you've lived as long as I you'll see that every...you must take the shell into account. By the shell 1 mean the whole envelope of circumstances. There's no such thing as an isolated man or woman; we're...
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