A Manual of Logic

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Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1849 - Logic - 12 pages
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Page 115 - And found no end, in wandering mazes lost Of good and evil much they argued then, Of happiness and final misery, Passion and apathy, and glory and shame, Vain wisdom all, and false philosophy...
Page 169 - If this man were wise, he would not speak irreverently of Scripture in jest; and if he were good, he would not do so in earnest; but he does it either in jest or in earnest; therefore he is either not wise or not good
Page 219 - But God has not been so sparing to men to make them barely two-legged creatures, and left it to Aristotle to make them rational...
Page 203 - There can be no regularity or order in the life and conduct of that man, who does not give and allot a due share of his time, to retirement and reflection.
Page 179 - Take care of the pence and the pounds will take care of themselves is as true of personal habits as of money.
Page 244 - ... what kind soever escape them. I look upon these writers as Goths in poetry, who like those in architecture, not being able to come up to the beautiful simplicity of the old Greeks and Romans, have endeavoured to supply its place with all the extravagancies of an irregular fancy.
Page 207 - Are these designs, which any man, who is born a Briton, in any circumstances, in any •situation...
Page 203 - THIS great politician desisted from, and renounced his designs, when' he found them impracticable. He was of so high and independent a spirit, that he abhorred and detested being in debt. Though raised to an exalted station, she was a pattern of piety, virtue, and religion.
Page 115 - Others apart sat on a hill retired, In thoughts more elevate, and reasoned high Of Providence, Foreknowledge, Will, and Fate— Fixed fate, free will, foreknowledge absolute — And found no end, in wandering mazes lost.
Page 169 - If ^Eschines joined in the public rejoicings, he is inconsistent ; if he did not, he is unpatriotic; but he either joined, or not, therefore he is either inconsistent or unpatriotic.

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