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  • All tests are achievement tests—they reveal not inborn ability but the skills a person has acquired up to that point.

    The Myth of Innate Genius | David Shenk | May 13, 2011 | THE DAILY BEAST
  • These were proofs, had any been needed, of her inborn delight in life and her own loveliness.

  • It is the proving that bends the back, tries the patience, strains to the utmost the man's inborn Instinct of the Metal.

    Blazed Trail Stories | Stewart Edward White
  • Freedom of will would then have to be acknowledged even in inanimate things; for even fire acts according to its inborn nature.

    Plotinos: Complete Works, v. 3 | Plotinos (Plotinus)
  • Those dancing clear blue eyes betrayed the inborn love of a high-spirited nature.

    The Dreadnought of the Air | Percy F. Westerman
  • You may say that a girl of such a family cannot help being cultivated: culture is inborn.

    Girls and Women | Harriet E. Paine (AKA E. Chester}

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