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From a drop of water a logician could infer the possibility of an Atlantic or a Niagara without having seen or heard of one or the ...
The goitre of egotism is so frequent among notable persons, that we must infer some strong necessity in nature which it subserves; ...
It is long ere we discover how rich we are. Our history, we are sure, is quite tame: we have nothing to write, nothing to infer. B ...
We infer the spirit of the nation in great measure from the language, which is a sort of monument, to which each forcible individu ...
What a noble privilege is it of human reason to attain the knowledge of the supreme Being; and, from the visible works of nature, ...
To punish a man because he has committed a crime, or because he is believed, though unjustly, to have committed a crime, is not pe ...
Certainly (said Hippothadee) some of our doctors say that the first woman in the world, whom the Hebrews name Eve, would hardly ha ...
The general nature of the speech act fallacy can be stated as follows, using "good" as our example. Calling something good is char ...
It is from her father that she begins to infer messages that will linger a lifetime--"I am, or am not, considered by men to be pre ...
Though there are wreck-masters appointed to look after valuable property which must be advertised, yet undoubtedly a great deal of ...
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