Which preposition to use with « spontaneity »
- This is why machine-work can never be thoroughly beautiful: it lacks the spontaneity of life.
- Now this idea, so universal, so identical in millions of minds, springing with such spontaneity in the midst of infinitely varied circumstances, abiding with such tenacity in every soul, can have its basis nowhere save in a Divine intention and a human possibility.
- Thus it must be admitted that plants may be contractile and locomotive; that, while locomotive, their movements may have as much appearance of spontaneity as those of the lowest animals; and that many exhibit actions, comparable to those which are brought about by the agency of a nervous system in animals.
- Here, against their own background, the two girls seemed more at their ease and showed more spontaneity than at school.
- As for Piers, she did not know what was in his mind, though she was aware for a time of a lack of spontaneity behind his tenderness which disquieted her vaguely.
- I found in you a very quick perception, and you held up a flattering mirror with great spontaneity to my mind and heartthat was probably why I liked you so much.