Definition of Overconscious
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Literary usage of Overconscious
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1. How We Think by John Dewey (1910)
"The same putting the cart before the horse, the product before the process, is found in that overconscious formulation of methods of procedure so current in ..."
2. The Cambridge History of English Literature by Adolphus William Ward, Alfred Rayney Waller (1910)
"... great pathos not by the mere '' stir" v of the scene, but by that Miltonic knowledge of word values by the conscious, and rarely overconscious) delight ..."
3. Adolescence: Its Psychology and Its Relations to Physiology, Anthropology by Granville Stanley Hall (1904)
"... the morning-glory is " simply pretty, conceited perhaps, a grisette and overconscious " ; the dahlia is "married, but at heart an old maid"; ..."
4. Poems by Coventry Kersey Dighton Patmore (1890)
"... Whence sanctity of manners flow'd ; From chance unconscious, and from what Concealment, overconscious, show'd ; Her hand's less weight upon my arm, ..."
5. A History of England and Greater Britain by Arthur Lyon Cross (1914)
"... showed himself a prince of story-tellers and narrated his entrancing tales in a style of exquisite, if rather overconscious, art. ..."
6. A Shorter History of England and Greater Britain by Arthur Lyon Cross (1920)
"... if rather overconscious art. He may prove, as some have prophesied, the herald of a new romanticism.1 Philosophy. — Among the many philosophical ..."
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