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Only in part, for the innate proneness of the German mind to research must be credited with some share in the result.
One of the first things we hear of the Indians, after their discovery, is their proneness to singing and dancing.
THE INDIAN IN HIS WIGWAMHENRY R. SCHOOLCRAFT
There seems ever to have been a proneness in the brilliant and warm-blooded to fall into this vice.
He was the only human being I ever met with who had sufficient self-restraint and resolution to resist this proneness to fatten.
BYRONRICHARD EDGCUMBE
And David, notwithstanding his present proneness to discouragement, was a most winsome boy.
His early proneness to dwell upon the more recondite departments  of each science and branch of inquiry has been alluded to above.
SPARE HOURSJOHN BROWN
"To be a martyr yourself, Mistress Ward," I cried, with my ever too great proneness to let my tongue loose from restraint.
CONSTANCE SHERWOODLADY GEORGIANA FULLERTON
Meta's patient sorrow was the best remedy for proneness to such musings.
THE DAISY CHAINCHARLOTTE YONGE
Yet the Jew forgets that a thousand years of trial were requisite to cure his ancestors of their proneness to idols.
MEXICO AND ITS RELIGIONROBERT A. WILSON
There is not in human nature a more odious disposition than a proneness to contempt, which is a mixture of pride and ill-nature.
PEARLS OF THOUGHTMATURIN M. BALLOU

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