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" If it was not so, no proposition that is uttered in discourse would be believed, until it was examined and tried by reason ; and most men would be unable to find reasons for believing the thousandth part of what is told them. "
An inquiry into the human mind, on the principles of common sense. With an ... - Page 237
by Thomas Reid - 1823
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An Inquiry Into the Human Mind: On the Principles of Common Sense

Thomas Reid - 1810 - 478 pages
...discourse would be believed, until it was examined and tried hy reason ; and most men would be unable to find reasons for believing the thousandth part of...absolutely incapable of instruction : those who had D d 4 little 424 OF THE HUA1AN MIND. [ctlAP. & little knowledge of human life, and of the manners and...
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The Works of Thomas Reid ...: With Account of His Life and Writings, Volume 1

Thomas Reid - 1818
...diseourse would be believed, until it was examined and tried by reason ; and most men would be unable to find reasons for believing the thousandth part of what is told them. Sueh distrust and ineredulity would deprive us of the greatest benefits of soeiety, and plaee us in...
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An Inquiry Into the Human Mind, on the Principles of Common Sense

Thomas Reid - 1823 - 334 pages
...until it was examined and tried hy reason ; and most men would he unahle to find reasons for helieving the thousandth part of what is told them. Such distrust and incredulity would deprive us of the greatest henefits of society, and place us in a worse condition than that of savages. Children, on this supposition,...
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Notes to Phillipps' Treatise on the law of evidence, Part 1

Esek Cowen, Nicholas Hill, Samuel March Phillipps - 1839 - 1752 pages
...discourse would be believed until it was examined and tried by reason ; and most men would be unable to find reasons for believing the thousandth part of...place us in a worse condition than that of savages. And, as in many instances, reason, in her greatest maturity, borrows aid from testimony ; so in others,...
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The works of Thomas Reid, with selections from his unpublished letters ...

Thomas Reid - 1846
...discourse would be believed, until it was examined and tried by reason ; and most men would be unable to find reasons for believing the thousandth part of...incredulity would deprive us of the greatest benefits of Ľociety, and place us in a worse condition than that of savages. Children, on this supposition, would...
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A Treatise on the Law of Evidence, Volume 1

Simon Greenleaf - 1866 - 675 pages
...discourse would be believed, until it was examined and tried by reason ; and most men would be unable to find reasons for believing the thousandth part of...incapable of instruction ; those who had little knowledge pf human life, and of the manners and characters of men, would be in the next degree incredulous ;...
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A Treatise on the Law of Evidence, Volume 1

Simon Greenleaf - 1876
...discourse would be believed, until it was examined and tried by reason ; and most men would be unable to find reasons for believing the thousandth part of...of savages. Children, on this supposition, would be absoLAW OF EVIDENCE. influenced by their accordance with facts previously known or believed ; and this...
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Ecclesiastical Law and Rules of Evidence: With Special Reference to the ...

William J. Henry, William Logan Harris - 1879 - 501 pages
...discourse would be believed until it was examined and tried by reason, and most men would be unable to find reasons for believing the thousandth part of what is told them. Such distrust and incredulity wonld deprive us of the greatest benefits of society and place us in a worse condition than that of...
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A Treatise on the Law of Evidence, Volume 1

Simon Greenleaf - 1892
...discourse would be believed, until it was examined and tried by reason ; and most men would be unable to find reasons for believing the thousandth part of...us of the greatest benefits of society, and place ns in a worse condition than that of savages. Children, on this supposition, would be absolutely incredulous,...
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A Treatise on the Law of Evidence as Administered in England and ..., Volume 1

John Pitt Taylor - 1895
...discourse would be believed, until it was examined and tried by reason: and most men would be unable to find reasons for believing the thousandth part of...incredulity would deprive us of the greatest benefits 01 society, and place us in a worse condition than that of savages. Children, on this supposition,...
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