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Mode

In statistics, the most frequently occurring value in a given data set.
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It represents to them a mode of Individualism, an assertion on the part of the artist that he selects his own subject, and treats it as he chooses.
For what is morbidity but a mood of emotion or a mode of thought that one cannot express?
However, let us leave what is really a very sordid side of the subject, and return to the question of popular control in the matter of Art, by which I mean Public Opinion dictating to the artist the form which he is to use, the mode in which he is to use it, and the materials with which he is to work.
It is the perfection that is inherent in every mode of life, and towards which every mode of life quickens.
All sympathy is fine, but sympathy with suffering is the least fine mode.
Upon the other hand, the terrible truth that pain is a mode through which man may realise himself exercises a wonderful fascination over the world.
It was necessary that pain should be put forward as a mode of self- realisation.
This was one of the speeches of the marchande de mode to Adrienne, and the dear girl repeated it in her mind, as she sat at work on me, without the slightest distrust of the heartless selfishness it so ill concealed.
Hateful to it altogether, and a loathing, is he who will never defend himself, he who swalloweth down poisonous spittle and bad looks, the all- too-patient one, the all-endurer, the all-satisfied one: for that is the mode of slaves.
Grimwig plants, fishes, and carpenters, with great ardour; doing everything in a very singular and unprecedented manner, but always maintaining with his favourite asseveration, that his mode is the right one.
These new technologies have enabled Honda to provide the HSM1590i snowblower with a function (STi control) for switching between three selectable operating modes- auto mode, power mode, and manual mode - with a simple turn of a dial, allowing users at any level of experience to select the mode that best suits their needs.
To help maximize battery life, the device offers eight power-down modes, including Active (medium-speed) mode, Sub-active mode, and Watch mode.