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" For example, does it not require some pains and skill to form the general idea of a triangle (which is yet none of the most abstract, comprehensive, and difficult)! for it must be neither oblique nor rectangle, neither equilateral, equicrural, nor scalenon;... "
A London Encyclopaedia, Or Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature ... - Page 415
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The Works of John Locke, Esq, Volume 1

John Locke - Philosophy - 1722 - 640 pages
...eafily offer themfelves, as we are apt to imagine. For example, Does it not require fome Pains and Skill to form the general Idea of a Triangle ( which is yet none of the moft abftract, comprehenflve and difficult) for it muft be neither Oblique, nor Rectangle, neither...
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THE WORKS OF JOHN LOCKE

J. JOHNSON - 1801 - 374 pages
...easily offer themselves, as we are apt to imagine. For example, does it not require some pains and skill to form the general idea of a triangle (which is yet...difficult), for it must be neither oblique, nor rectangle, angle, neither equilateral, equicrural, nor scalenon; but all and none of these at once. In effect,...
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An Essay Concerning Human Understanding, Volume 2

John Locke - Knowledge, Theory of - 1805 - 520 pages
...easily offer themselves, as we are apt to imagine, lor example, does it not require some pains and skill to form the general idea of a triangle (which is yet...difficult), for it must be neither oblique, nor rectangle, Gh. 7. Maxims. angle, neither equilateral, equicrural, nor scalenon ; but all and none of these at...
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Elements of Intellectual Philosophy: Or, An Analysis of the Powers of the ...

Robert Eden Scott - Cognition - 1805 - 524 pages
...offer themfelves as we are ' apt to imagine. For example, does it not require fome ' pains and fkill to form the general idea of a triangle, ' (which is yet none of the moil abftrac\ comprehenfive, ' and difficult) ; for it muft be neither oblique, nor redl' angle, neither...
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An Analytical Abridgment of Locke's Essay Concerning Human Understanding

John Locke - Knowledge, Theory of - 1808 - 346 pages
...being fictions of the mind. Does it not require some pains to form the general idea of a triangle ? for it must be neither oblique nor rectangle, neither...nor scalenon, but all and none of these at once. In short, it is something imperfect, thatcannot exist, — an idea comprising some parts of several different...
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The Works of the Late Right Honourable Henry St. John, Lord ..., Volume 5

Henry St. John Bolingbroke (Viscount) - Great Britain - 1809 - 434 pages
...be (a power to form with " some " pains and skill the general idea of a triangle," for instance, " neither oblique, nor rectangle, " neither equilateral,....scalenon, " but all, and none of these at once*") let writers learn to he less dogmatical, and readers to be less implicit. It is undeniable, that there...
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An essay concerning human understanding. Also, extr. from the author's works ...

John Locke - 1819 - 460 pages
...easily offer themselves, as we are apt to imagine. For example, does it not require some pains and skill to form the general idea of a triangle (which is yet none of the tirost abstract, comprehensive, and difficult), for it must be neither oblique, nor rectangle, neither...
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An essay concerning human understanding. Also, extr. from the author's works ...

John Locke - 1819 - 468 pages
...easily offer themselves, as we are apt to imagine. For example, does it not require some pains and skill to form the general idea of a triangle (which is yet none ojfthe most abstract, comprehensive, nnd difficult), for it must be neither oblique, nor rectangle,...
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The Works of George Berkeley, Volume 1

George Berkeley - 1820 - 514 pages
...description that is here given of the general idea of a triangle, which is, neither oblique, nor rectangle, equilateral, equicrural, nor scalenon, but all and none of these at once ? XIV. Much is here said of the difficulty that abstract ideas carry with them, and the pains and skill...
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The Works of George Berkeley, Volume 1

George Berkeley - 1820 - 506 pages
...description that is here given of the general idea of a triangle, which is, neither oblique, nor rectangle, equilateral, equicrural, nor scalenon, but all and none of these at once ? XIV. Much is here said of the difficulty that abstract ideas carry with them, and the pains and skill...
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