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" ... we oftentimes find a disease quite strip the mind of all its ideas, and the flames of a fever in a few days calcine all those images to dust and confusion, which seemed to be as lasting as if graved in marble. "
Elements of the Philosophy of the Human Mind - Page 54
by Dugald Stewart - 1827
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Essays, Biographical, Critical, and Historical, Illustrative of ..., Volume 3

Nathan Drake - English essays - 1805 - 376 pages
...quite strip the mind of all its ideas, and the flames of a fever in a few days calcine all those images to dust and confusion, which seemed to be as lasting as if graved in marble *." We have thus reviewed a period of forty-two years, from the Restoration to the accession...
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Essays Biographical, Critical, and Historical, Illustrative of the ..., Volume 2

Nathan Drake - English essays - 1805 - 378 pages
...quite strip the mind of all its ideas, and the flames of a fever in a few days calcine all those images to dust and confusion, which seemed to be as lasting as if graved in marble *." We have thus reviewed a period of forty-tvro years, from the Restoration to the accession...
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An Essay Concerning Human Understanding, Volume 1

John Locke - Knowledge, Theory of - 1805 - 554 pages
...strip the mind of all its ideas, and the flames of a fever in a few days cal$ cine eine all tho& images to dust and confusion, which seemed to be as las-ting as if graved in marble. §. 6. But concerning the ideas themselves Constantly it is easy to remark, that those that...
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An Essay on the Genius and Writings of Pope ...

Joseph Warton - 1806 - 422 pages
...strip the mind of all its ideas ; and the flames of a fever, in a few days, CALCINE all those images to dust and confusion, which seemed to be as lasting as if graved in marble."* With * Essay concerning Humair Understanding, ch. x. sect. 5. With respect to the truth...
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An Analytical Abridgment of Locke's Essay Concerning Human Understanding

John Locke - Knowledge, Theory of - 1808 - 346 pages
...strip the mind of all its Ideas ; and the flames of a fever in a few days calcine all those images to dust and confusion, which seemed to be as lasting as if graved in marble." It seems probable that the constitution of the body does sometimes influence the memory...
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Philosophical Essays

Dugald Stewart - Philosophy - 1811 - 590 pages
...fever , in a few days, calcine all those " images to dust and confusion which seemed to be as last" ing as if graved on marble." Such is the poverty of language,...are, all of them, (when considered merely as modes of expression) equally unexceptionable; because, in employing them, he, in no case, rests his reasoning...
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An Essay Concerning Human Understanding, Volume 1

John Locke - Knowledge, Theory of - 1813 - 518 pages
...strip the mind of all its ideas, and the flames of a fever in a1 few days calcine all those images to dust and confusion, which seemed to be as lasting as if graved in marble. § 6. Constantly repeated ideas can scarce be lost. BUT concerning the ideas themselves...
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The New Pocket Cyclopędia: Or, Elements of Useful Knowledge, Methodically ...

John Millard - Handbooks, vade-mecums, etc - 1813 - 704 pages
...strip the mind of all its ideas, and the flames of a fever, in a few days, calcine all those images to dust and confusion, which seemed to be as lasting as if graved in marble." 4. A good memory has these qualifications : (1.) It is ready to receive and admit, with...
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The New Art of Memory: Founded Upon the Principles Taught by M. Gregor Von ...

Gregor von Feinaigle - Memory - 1813 - 516 pages
...quite strip the mind of all its ideas, and the flames of a fever in a few days calcine all those images to dust and confusion, which seemed to be as lasting as if graved in marble." Works, vol. ip 76. «,1. 4to. 1777. more than probable that, in this respect, if the anecdote...
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The New Pocket Cyclopaedia: Or, Elements Or Useful Knowledge, Methodically ...

Encyclopaedias, John Millard - Children's encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1813 - 712 pages
...strip the mind of all its ideas, and the fla'mes of a fever, in a few days, calcine all those images to dust and confusion, which seemed to be as lasting as if graved in marble." 4. A good memory has these qualifications : (1.) It is ready to receive and admit, with...
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