The Discovery of the Science of Languages: In which are Shown the Real Nature of the Parts of Speech, the Meaning which All Words Carry in Themselves, as Their Own Definitions, and the Origin of Words, Letters, Figures, Etc, Volumen2
Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1844
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Página 292 - 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 223 - For both the lignage,2 and the certain sire, From which I sprung, from me are hidden yet. For all so soon as life did me admit Into this world, and...
Página 92 - ... femelle dans le voisinage l'un de l'autre, et ne met pas leur couche nuptiale loin de leur berceau. Mais il ya une consonnance de formes bien plus intime encore que celle des deux sexes; c'est la duplicité d'organes qui existe dans chaque individu.
Página 88 - I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the ending, saith the Lord, which is, and which was, and which is to come, the Almighty,
Página 201 - English between the bark of a dog and the bark of a tree? There is none whatever, nor can there be in any language any other difference between these words than that of form.
Página 289 - To it, more than to any other cause, must be attributed the rapid and almost unopposed success of the agitation for autonomy which carried the Enabling Act (1919).
Página 117 - ... some form of contingent knowledge. In all the axioms, for example, the subject represents a contingent and the predicate a necessary truth, the former implying the latter. Thus we have the axioms, Body implies space, Succession implies time, Phenomena imply substance, Events imply a cause, and Things equal to the same thing must be equal to one another. Now the implied cannot, by any possibility, be incompatible with, but must be explicative of, that by which the former is implied. Here we have...
Página 85 - Each line of said poem, formed by a composed word, is the name of one of the letters of the Greek alphabet, rearranged, as we have it, four hundred and three years before the Christian era, under the archonship of Euclydes.