All this strangely conflicted with Betts' preconceived opinion
of a French woman's selfishness, and, while he was disposed to believe his adored perfection, he almost feared it was a trick.
The day will come when this will be given as a curious illustration of the blindness of preconceived opinion
. These authors seem no more startled at a miraculous act of creation than at an ordinary birth.
Copperfield, and I had to lay claim to myself, and they had to divest themselves of a preconceived opinion
that Traddles was Mr.
She is handsome - or rather I should say distinguished and interesting - in her appearance, but by no means amiable - a woman liable to take strong prejudices, I should fancy, and stick to them through thick and thin, twisting everything into conformity with her own preconceived opinions
- too hard, too sharp, too bitter for my taste.'
It is time that you should return to your countrymen, to deliver up some of those stores of experimental knowledge that you have doubtless obtained by so long a sojourn in the wilds, which, however they may be corrupted by preconceived opinions
, will prove acceptable bequests to those whom, as you say, you must shortly leave for ever."
But to judge some people impartially we must renounce certain preconceived opinions
and our habitual attitude to the ordinary people about us.
, foregone determinations, are all I have at this hour to stand by: there I plant my foot."
Clodfelter added that although voters may form a preconceived opinion
of a candidate based on his or her party affiliation, nonpartisan elections allow voters to get to know the individual on a personal basis.
Cloth, $ 140.00--This book explores the main themes of Descartes's metaphysics, depicting them as the fruit of the will's struggle to escape from the influence of preconceived opinion
into the true liberty of alignment with reason.
One thing that was very apparent in my situation was the preconceived opinion
towards agency staff.
Nearly everyone over the age of about 30 has a preconceived opinion