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This morning, as for some days past, it seems exceedingly probable that this Administration will not be re-elected.
Our discussion will be adequate; if it has as much clearness as the subject-matter admits of; for precision is not to be sought fo ...
It is the mark of an educated man to look for precision in each class of things just so far as the nature of the subject admits; i ...
The general feeling was, and for a long time remained, that one had several children in order to keep just a few. As late as the s ...
In general a thing is romantic when, as Aristotle would say, it is wonderful rather than probable; in other words, when it violate ...
I have very lately read the Prince of Abyssinia [Samuel Johnson's Rasselas]MI am almost equally charmed and shocked at it--the sty ...
I cannot be much pleased without an appearance of truth; at least of possibility--I wish the history to be natural though the sent ...
It was only too probable that among the half-converted Pagans and Jews, any rite, any form, would find favor, whilst yet unable to ...
I hope I may claim in the present work to have made it probable that the laws of arithmetic are analytic judgments and consequentl ...
Lies, fables and romances must needs be probable, but not the truth and foundation of our faith.
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