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" ... requires the alteration; for when any word has been used to signify an idea, that old idea will recur in the mind when the word is heard or read, rather than any new idea which we may fasten to it. And this is one reason why the received definition... "
Logic: Or, The Right Use of Reason, in the Inquiry After Truth - Page 65
by Isaac Watts - 1809 - 287 pages
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Logick: Cr, The Right Use of Reason in the Enquiry After Truth. With ..., Part 4

Isaac Watts - Logic - 1736 - 365 pages
...unlefs great -Neceflity require the Alteration :teration ; for when any Word has been ufed to fignify an Idea, that old Idea will recur in the Mind when...heard or read, rather than any new Idea which we may fatten to it. And this is one Reafon why the received Definition of Names fhould be changed as little...
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Logick: Or, The Right Use of Reason in the Enquiry After Truth

Isaac Watts - Conduct of life - 1755 - 365 pages
...of them, uulefs great Neceflity require the Alteration ; for when any Word has been ufed to fignify an Idea, that old Idea will recur in the Mind when...heard or read, rather than any new Idea which we may faften to it. And this is one Reafon why the received Definition of Names fhould Jbe changed as littk...
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Logick: Or, The Right Use of Reason in the Inquiry After Truth. With a ...

Isaac Watts - Conduct of life - 1763 - 365 pages
...Neceflily require the . Al<4. • . te rational alteration ; for when any Word has been ufed to fignify an Idea, that old Idea will recur in the Mind, when...heard or read, rather than any new Idea which we may faften to it. And this is one Reafon why the received Definition of Names fhould be changed as little...
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Logic: Or, the Right Use of Reason in the Inquiry After Truth ..., Part 4

Isaac Watts - 1792 - 326 pages
...them, unlefs great neceffity requires the alteration ; for, when any word has been ufed to fignify an idea, that old idea will recur in the mind when...heard or read, rather than any new idea which we may faften to it. And this is one reafon why the received definition of names fhould be changed as little...
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Logick: or, the right use of reason, in the enquiry after truth, ... By ...

Isaac Watts - 1797 - 324 pages
...them, unlefs gieat neceflity requires the alteration ; for when any word has been ufed. to fignify an idea, that old idea will recur in the mind when the word is h^aidwar'eead rather than any new idea which we may fafterf to it. And this is one resfon why the received...
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Logick; Or, The Right Use of Reason in the Inquiry After Truth: With a ...

Isaac Watts - Conduct of life - 1801 - 365 pages
...free from ambiguity. Though names are in their original merely arbitrary, yet we should always keep to the established meaning of them, unless great necessity...fasten to it. And this is one reason why the received definition of names should be changed as little as possible. But I add farther, that though a word...
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Logic, Or, The Right Use of Reason in the Enquiry After Truth: With a ...

Isaac Watts - Conduct of life - 1802 - 300 pages
...of them, unlefs great neceflity require the alteration ; for when any word has been ufed to fignify an idea, that old idea will recur in the mind, •when...heard or read, rather than any new idea which we may faftcn to it. And this is one reafon why the received definition of names fhould be changed as little...
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Logic; Or, the Right Use of Reason in the Enquiry After Truth: With a ...

Isaac Watts - Conduct of life - 1811 - 284 pages
...arbitrary, yet we should always keep to the established meaning of them, no-less great necessity require the alteration : for when Any word has been used to...fasten to it. And this is one reason why the received definition of names should be changed as little as possible. But I add farther, that though a word...
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The Works of the Rev. Isaac Watts D.D. in Nine Volumes, Volume 7

Isaac Watts - Dissenters, Religious - 1813
...original merely arbitrary, yet we should always keep to the established meaning of thuin, unless threat necessity requires the alteration ; for when any word...signify an idea, that old idea will recur in the mind «he» the word is heard or read rather than any new idea which we may fasten to it. And this is one...
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The London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of ..., Volume 18, Part 2

Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)
...recur again. Calamy. The second cause we know, but trouble not ourstlves to recur to the first. Wake . When any word has been used to signify an idea, that...idea will recur in the mind when the word is heard. Watu. RECURE', va Re and cure. To recover from sickness or labor. Not in use. Through wise handling...
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