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" I suppose it may be of use to prevail with the busy mind of man, to be more Cautious in meddling with things exceeding its comprehension ; to stop when it is at the Utmost extent of its tether ; and to sit down in a quiet ignorance of those things, which,... "
A London Encyclopaedia, Or Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature ... - Page 372
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The Works of John Locke, Esq, Volume 1

John Locke - Philosophy - 1722 - 640 pages
...flop, when it is at the utmoft extent of its Tether; and to fit down in a quiet Ignorance of thofe Things, which, upon Examination, are found to be beyond the reach of our Capacities. We fhould not then perhaps be fo forward, out of Affcftation of an univerfal Knowledg, to raife Queftions,...
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An Essay Concerning Human Understanding: In Four Books, Volume 1

John Locke - Knowledge, Theory of - 1768 - 418 pages
...$op when it is at the urmolt Extent of its ; Tether; and to fit down in a quiet Ignorance of thofe Things, ! which, upon Examination, are found to be beyond the Reach of [ eur Capacities.}We fhould not then perhaps be fo forward, out of an Osr Capacity fuited to our State...
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The Arminian Magazine: Consisting of Extracts and Original ..., Volume 5

John Wesley - Biography - 1782 - 728 pages
...flop, when it is it the utmoft extent of its tether ; and to fit down in a quiet ignorance of thofe things, which, upon examination, are found to be" beyond the reach of our capacities. We fhou'd, not then perhaps be fo forward, out of an affeftation of an univerfal knowledge, toraife...
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An Essay Concerning Human Understanding, Volume 1

John Locke - Knowledge, Theory of - 1796 - 560 pages
...to flop when it is at the utmoft extent of its tether; and to fit down in a quiet ignorance of thofe things, which, upon examination, are found to be beyond the reach of our capacities. We (hould not then, perhaps be fo forward, out of an affectation of an univerfal knowledge, to raife...
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An Essay Concerning Human Understanding: With Thoughts on the Conduct of ...

John Locke - 1801 - 950 pages
...ftop when it is at the utmoft extent of its tether, and to lit down in a quiet ignorance of tliofc things which, upon examination, are found to be beyond the reach of our capacities. W"e fhould not then perhaps be fo forward, out of affectation of an univerfal knowledge, to raife queftiona,...
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An Essay Concerning Human Understanding; with Thoughts on the ..., Volume 1

John Locke - Knowledge, Theory of - 1801 - 340 pages
...to/ ftop when it is at the utmoft extent of its tether, and to fit down in a quiet ignorance of thofe things which, .upon examination, are found to be beyond the reach of our capacities. We mould not then perhaps be fo forward, out of affectation of an univerlal knowledge, to raife queftions,...
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An Essay Concerning Human Understanding, Volume 1

John Locke - Knowledge, Theory of - 1805 - 554 pages
...of use to prevail with the busy mind of man, to be more Cautious in meddling with things exceeding its comprehension ; to' stop when it is at the utmost extent of its tether ; and to sit down in a quiet ignorance of those things, which, upon examination, are found to be beyond the reach of our...
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An Essay Concerning Human Understanding, Volume 1

John Locke - Knowledge, Theory of - 1805 - 562 pages
...with the busy mind of man, to be mord cautious in meddling with things exceeding its compre-' hension; to stop when it is at the utmost extent of its tether ; and to sit down in a quiet ignorance of thoso things, which, upon examination, are found to be beyond the reach of our...
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An Essay Concerning Human Understanding, Volume 1

John Locke - Knowledge, Theory of - 1813 - 518 pages
...of use to prevail with the busy mind of man, to be more Cautious in meddling with things exceeding its comprehension ; to stop when it is at the Utmost extent of its tether ; and to sit down in a quiet ignorance of those things, which, upon examination, are found to be beyond the reach of our...
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An essay concerning human understanding. Also extr. from the author's works ...

John Locke - 1815 - 454 pages
...of use to prevail with the busy mind of man, to he more cautious in meddling with things exceeding its comprehension; to stop, when it is at the utmost extent of hs tether; and to sit down in a quiet ignorance of those things, which, upon examination, are found...
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