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There is a monster at the end of all of my novels, and I want you to feel this unbearable compulsion to turn pages and find out what it is.50 years later, ‘The Monster at the End of This Book’ is still selling — and inspiring authors | Danny Freedman | January 27, 2021 | Washington Post
It was a compulsion to build an intellectual life that blended the so-called two cultures.Five Scientists on the Heroes Who Changed Their Lives - Issue 93: Forerunners | Alan Lightman, Hope Jahren, Robert Sapolsky, | December 2, 2020 | Nautilus
According to reports, education minister Lawrence Wong said that the country believes 70% adoption could help push it to its next level of reopening, phase three—but that this could be achieved only through legal compulsion.Some prominent exposure apps are slowly rolling back freedoms | Bobbie Johnson | November 23, 2020 | MIT Technology Review
Feeling tired and exasperated and overburdened a few weeks ago after working on a long and complicated story and getting very little sleep, I sourly informed Twitter that I felt a compulsion and a God-given right to commit a venial sin.Gene Weingarten: I feel compelled to commit a venial sin | Gene Weingarten | October 29, 2020 | Washington Post
So far, these companies have experienced little pushback and are under no compulsion to change.Why Do Fast-Casual Restaurants Get a Pass on Appropriation? | Jenny Dorsey | October 5, 2020 | Eater
It is natural and created without our willing it so and without compulsion.When Gary Wright Met George Harrison: Dream Weaver, John and Yoko, and More | Gary Wright | September 29, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
And many fans may feel a compulsion to add their voice to the crowd shouting out for these rights to be protected.
Ultimately, his fascination with the drug gave way to compulsion and a struggle to break the habit.
Why should the compulsion to excel—which propels these privileged students to Oxford.Are Britain’s Private Schools Breeding Grounds For Anorexia? | Emma Woolf | March 3, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
One step too far, and ambition turns into unrealistic expectations, compulsion into craziness.Are Female Long-Distance Runners More Prone To Suicidal Depression? | Emily de la Bruyere | February 3, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
We are apt to think of these little ones as doing right only when under compulsion: but this is far from the truth.Children's Ways | James Sully
There is a restiveness in human nature that resists compulsion, even to its own manifest advantage.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4 | Jane Porter
There is no need, however, to extend the régime of compulsion over the whole field.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice | Stephen Leacock
Mr. Highcamp was a plain, bald-headed man, who only talked under compulsion.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories | Kate Chopin
Does man stand in need of compulsion before he can be brought to humble himself with sincerity?My Ten Years' Imprisonment | Silvio Pellico
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