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There is, perhaps, not one of our natural passions so hard to subdue as vanity.
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Vocabulary list

osoraku
adverb
  1. perhaps; likely; probably; I dare say
ningen
noun
  1. human being; human; person; man; mankind; humankind
  2. character (of a person)
no
particle
  1. indicates possessive (occasionally ん, orig. written 乃 or 之)
  2. nominalizes verbs and adjectives
  3. substitutes for "ga" in subordinate phrases
  4. (at sentence-end, falling tone) indicates a confident conclusion (often ん)
  5. (at sentence-end) indicates emotional emphasis
  6. (at sentence-end, rising tone) indicates question
motteumareta
expression, noun or verb acting prenominally
  1. natural (ability)
motsu

te-form

motte
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to hold (in one's hand); to take; to carry
  2. to possess; to have; to own
  3. to maintain; to keep
  4. to last; to be durable; to keep; to survive
  5. to take charge of; to be in charge of
  6. to hold (meeting, etc.); to have (opportunity, etc.)
umareru

Plain Past Indicative Form

umareta
ichidan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to be born
kanjou
noun, no adjective
  1. emotion; feeling; feelings; sentiment
no
particle
  1. indicates possessive (occasionally ん, orig. written 乃 or 之)
  2. nominalizes verbs and adjectives
  3. substitutes for "ga" in subordinate phrases
  4. (at sentence-end, falling tone) indicates a confident conclusion (often ん)
  5. (at sentence-end) indicates emotional emphasis
  6. (at sentence-end, rising tone) indicates question
naka
noun
  1. inside; interior
noun, adverb
  1. among; within
noun
  1. middle; center; centre
noun, adverb
  1. during; while; middle; midst; amid
noun
  1. interval; gap
  2. mean; average
no adjective, noun
  1. second (of three, e.g. sons, volumes); middle
noun, no adjective
  1. medium grade; medium quality
noun
  1. red-light district
de
particle
  1. at; in (indicates location of action; にて is the formal literary form)
  2. at; when (indicates time of action)
  3. by; with (indicates means of action)
conjunction
  1. and then; so
auxiliary
  1. and; then (indicates continuing action; alternative form of 〜て used for some verb types)
particle
  1. let me tell you; don't you know (at sentence-end; indicates certainty, emphasis, etc.)
kyoeishin
noun
  1. vanity
kyoei
noun
  1. vanity; vainglory
shin
noun
  1. heart; mind; spirit; vitality; inner strength
  2. bottom of one's heart; core (of one's character); nature
  3. centre; center; core; heart (usu. written as 芯)
  4. heart (organ)
  5. Chinese "Heart" constellation (one of the 28 mansions)
  6. friend
hodo
noun, adverb
  1. extent; degree; measure
noun
  1. limit; bounds
  2. (span of) time
  3. (a) distance
  4. the state of; the status of; the condition of (as 〜のほど)
particle
  1. about; around; approximately; or so
  2. as much as ...; to the extent of ...; like ...
  3. the more ... the more ... (oft. as 〜ば...ほど)
osaeru

masu stem

osae
ichidan verb, transitive verb
  1. to keep within limits (e.g. spending); to restrain (e.g. emotions); to control; to curb; to hold in check
  2. to hold back (e.g. an enemy); to check; to curb; to contain; to quell; to subdue; to suppress; to repress
nikui
suffix, i adjective
  1. difficult to ...; hard to ... (after -masu stem of verb)
mono
noun
  1. thing; object; article; stuff; substance
  2. one's things; possessions; property; belongings (as 〜のもの, 〜のもん)
  3. things; something; anything; everything; nothing
  4. quality
  5. reason; the way of things
  6. used to emphasize emotion, judgment, etc.; used to indicate a common occurrence in the past (after a verb in past tense); used to indicate a general tendency; used to indicate something that should happen (formal noun often used as 〜ものだ)
noun, used as a suffix
  1. item classified as ...; item related to ...; work in the genre of ...
  2. cause of ...; cause for ...
prefix
  1. somehow; somewhat; for some reason
  2. really; truly
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle (pronounced わ in modern Japanese)
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
nai
i adjective (negative)
  1. nonexistent; not being (there)
  2. unowned; not had; unpossessed
  3. unique
  4. not; impossible; won't happen (as ...ことがない, etc.; indicates negation, inexperience, unnecessariness or impossibility)
auxiliary adjective
  1. not (after the ren'youkei form of an adjective)
  2. to not be; to have not (after the -te form of a verb)
da

Plain Presumptive Form

darou
copula
  1. be; is (plain copula)
auxiliary verb
  1. did; (have) done (た after certain verb forms; indicates past or completed action)
  2. please; do (indicates light imperative)

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