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" ... reafonable creatures •, for though we all call ourfelves fo, becaufe we are born to it if we pleafe, yet we may truly fay Nature gives us but the... "
An essay on mechanical geometry, explanatory of a set of models - Page 86
by Benjamin Donne - 1796
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Posthumous Works

John Locke - 1706 - 352 pages
...Mathematicians, as to make them reafonabje Creatures ^ for though we all call our felves fo, becaufe we1 are born to it if we pleafe, yet we may truly fay Nature gives us but the Seeds of it ^ we are born to be, if we pleafe., rational Creabut 'tis Ufe an4 Exercife only that nukes...
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The Elements of Logick: In Four Books ... Design'd Particularly for Young ...

William Duncan - Logic - 1748 - 380 pages
...the Time and Opportunity, not fo ";-much to make them Mathematicians, as to make " them reafonablc Creatures^ for though we all " call ourfelves fo, becaufe we are born to it, if we " pleafej yet we may truly fay, Nature gives ua " but the Seeds of it. We are born to be, if we *'...
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A New Introduction to the Mathematicks: Being Essays on Vulgar and Decimal ...

Benjamin Donne - Algebra - 1758 - 372 pages
...make them Mathematicians, as to make them reafona" ble Creatures ; for though we all call ou.felves fo, becaufe we " are born to it, if we pleafe ; yet we may truly fay, Nature gives " us but the Seeds of it. We are born to be, if we pleafe, ratio" nal Creature,; but 'tis Ufe and, Exercife only...
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The preceptor: containing a general course of education [ed. by R. Dodsley].

Preceptor - 1758 - 588 pages
...thofe, who have the Time " and Opportunity, not fo mucli to make them, Mathema" ticians, as to make them reafonable Creatures ; for though we *' all call ourfelves fo, becaufe we are born to it, if we pleafe j *' yet we may truly fay, Nature gives us but the Seeds of it. " We are born to be, if we pleafe,...
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An Essay Concerning Human Understanding, Volume 2

John Locke - Knowledge, Theory of - 1796 - 562 pages
...thofe who have • the time and opportunity ; not fo much to make them mathematicians, as to make them reafonable creatures ; for though we all call ourfelves fo, becaufe we are bora to it, if we pleafe j yet we may truly fay, nature gives us but the feeds of it ; we are born...
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