But even in his most sweeping reforms he never lost sight of the idiosyncrasies of the people.
The command which his idiosyncrasies had upon him is shown, for example, by reproachful speeches on the treatment of Ireland, and by a startling harangue on behalf of the Chartists, at a time when such irregularities could but damage him, a new man, where he hoped for influence and office.
Nevertheless there have been few moral philosophers who have, apart from the idiosyncrasies of their special prepossessions, set forth with clearer insight or with greater nobility of language the essential nature of the moral consciousness.
These idiosyncrasies are not confined to drugs, but are seen with a few articles of food, such as eggs and shellfish.
If we study the economy of a village, the idiosyncrasies of every individual in it are of importance.