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" Men suffer all their life long under the foolish superstition that they can be cheated. But it is as impossible for a man to be cheated by any one but himself, as for a thing to be and not to be at the same time. "
The Philosophy of Rhetoric - Page 96
by George Campbell - 1801
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The Elements of Logic: In Four Books ...

William Duncan - Logic - 1802 - 239 pages
...are perfect ; or to say that all men are mortal, and yet that some men are not mortal, is to assert a thing to be and not to be at the same time. Sc. IV.... Demonstration, an Infallible Guide to Truth and Certainty. And now I think we are sufficiently...
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The Elements of Logic: In Four Books ...

Logic - 1802 - 239 pages
...are perfect ; or to say that nil men are mortal, and yet that some men are not mortal, is to assert a thing to be and not to be at the same time. Sec. IV. ...Demonstration, an Infallible Guide to Truth and Certainty. And now I think we are sufficiently...
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General Biography: Or, Lives, Critical and Historical, of the Most ..., Volume 6

John Aikin - Biography - 1807
...their velocities. He proposes two principles as the foundation of all our knowledge; the first, that it is impossible for a thing to be and not to be at the same time, which, he says, is the foundation of speculative truth. The other is, that nothing is without a sufficient...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected ...

John Dryden, Sir Walter Scott - English literature - 1808
...some things which are absolutely impossible, and others which are only so exparte; as it is absolutely impossible for a thing to be, and not to be at the same time : But for a stone to move naturally upward, is only impossible ex parte materife; but it is not impossible...
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Select Essays and Poems

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1808 - 120 pages
...that they can be cheated. But it is as impossible for a man to be cheated by any one but himself, as for a thing to be, and not to be, at the same time. There is a third silent party to all our bargains. The nature and soul of things takes on itself the...
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A Compend of History, from the Earliest Times: Comprehending a General View ...

Samuel Whelpley - History - 1808 - 354 pages
...or contradictions ; for instance, that he cannot cause two and two to be five : that he cannot cause a thing to be and not to be, at the same time : but that he can cause a thing to be at one time, and not to be at another, involves no absurdity....
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Gill's Complete Body of Practical and Doctrinal Divinity

John Gill, William Staughton - Theology - 1810 - 608 pages
...to such dignity as to have divine perfections ascribed to it; he cannot make contradictions true ; a thing to be, and not to be at the same time ; or make a thing not to have been that has been ; but then these are no prejudices to his omnipotence,...
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The Works of the Rev. Joseph Bellamy, D.D., Late of Bethlem ..., Volume 3

Joseph Bellamy - Congregational churches - 1812
...reconciled to a character against which he was not at enmity, implies a contradiction. For it supposes a thing to be, and not to be, at the same time. For a call to a reconciliation supposes enmity. Therefore the Gospel did not call Adam after his fall...
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The works...

Joseph Bellamy - 1812
...reconciled to a character against which he was not at enmity, implies a contradiction. For it supposes a thing to be, and not to be, at the same time. For a call to a reconciliation supposes enmity. Therefore the Gospel did not call Adam after his fall...
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The Analectic Magazine...: Comprising Original Reviews, Biography ..., Volume 9

1817
...original doctrine to be absurd.' No absurdity can be greater than that the same principle should prove a thing to be, and not to be, at the same time; and if, therefore, we can demonstrate that Hume's rule on this subject is equally conclusive both against,...
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