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C.N. Douglas, comp.  Forty Thousand Quotations: Prose and Poetical.  1917.
 
Partiality
 
  Partiality in a parent is unlucky; for fondlings are in danger to be made fools.
L’Estrange.    
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  Partiality is generally supplemented by prejudice, and is most objectionable in family government.
Du Cœur.    
  2
  Favoritism manifests itself in all departments of government, public and private. It is the harder to avoid, because it is so natural.
Haliburton.    
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  As there is a partiality to opinions, which is apt to mislead the understanding, so there is also a partiality to studies, which is prejudicial to knowledge.
Locke.    
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  Partiality is properly the understanding’s judging according to the inclination of the will and affections, and not according to the exact truth of things, or the merits of the cause.
South.    
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