by nature


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Adv.1.by nature - through inherent nature; "he was naturally lazy"
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It is also from natural causes that some beings command and others obey, that each may obtain their mutual safety; for a being who is endowed with a mind capable of reflection and forethought is by nature the superior and governor, whereas he whose excellence is merely corporeal is formect to be a slave; whence it follows that the different state of master [1252b] and slave is equally advantageous to both.
In these caverns, already prepared by nature, the eye was accustomed to dwell on huge shapes and masses, so that when art came to the assistance of nature it could not move on a small scale without degrading itself.
It aims to express the inner truth or central principles of things, without anxiety for minor details, and it is by nature largely intellectual in quality, though not by any means to the exclusion of emotion.
They say that to do injustice is, by nature, good; to suffer injustice, evil; but that the evil is greater than the good.
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Growing up near Western Pennsylvania's Allegheny Mountains, James Garrison spent most of his childhood surrounded by nature.
And whatever happens by force, follows whatever happens by nature.