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abstract adjective affirmative ancient Anglo-Saxon Anglo-Saxon verb appear applied Author beginning believe body called cause CHAP Chaucer common complex conjunction consequence considered corrupt covered distinct doctrine Dutch edition effect employed English etymology existence explain expression eyes formed formerly French further German give Gothic Greek hand Hence hold ideas illustrate important impressions infra instance Italian language Latin latter learned lifted Locke Lord manner meaning merely mind nature necessary never notion noun objects observes operation origin particular past participle past tense person philosophers preposition present principles produced pronounced qualities raised reader reason received remarkable says sensations sense sensible separate signification simple speech stand STOCK stuck substantive supposed taken tell termination things thought tion Tooke true truth usage verb whole word writes written
Página 21 - Why, look you now, how unworthy a thing you make of me! You would play upon me; you would seem to know my stops; you would pluck out the heart of my mystery...
Página 9 - The consideration, then, of ideas and words as the great instruments of knowledge, makes no despicable part of their contemplation who would take a view of human knowledge in the whole extent of it. And perhaps, if they were distinctly weighed and duly considered, they would afford us another sort of logic and critic than what we have been hitherto acquainted with.
Página 102 - I own myself able to abstract in one sense, as when I consider some particular parts or qualities separated from others, with which, though they are united in some object, yet it is possible they may really exist without them. But I deny that I can abstract one from another, or conceive separately those qualities which it is impossible should exist so separated ; or that I can frame a general notion by abstracting from particulars in the manner aforesaid.
Página 101 - ... neither oblique nor rectangle, neither equilateral, equicrural, nor scalenon, but all and none of these at once? In effect, it is something imperfect that cannot exist, an idea wherein some parts of several different and inconsistent ideas are put together.
Página 224 - But besides all that endless variety of ideas or objects of knowledge, there is likewise something which knows or perceives them, and exercises divers operations, as willing, imagining, remembering, about them. This perceiving, active being is what I call mind, spirit, soul, or myself.
Página 100 - The use of words then being to stand as outward marks of our internal ideas and those ideas being taken from particular things, if every particular idea that we take in should have a distinct name, names must be endless.
Página 103 - Now if we will annex a meaning to our words, and speak only of what we can conceive, I believe we shall acknowledge, that an idea, which considered in itself is particular, becomes general, by being made to represent or stand for all other particular ideas of the same sort.
Página 103 - ... reading and discoursing, names being for the most part used as letters are in Algebra, in which, though a particular quantity be marked by each letter, yet to proceed...