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" In short, herein seems to lie the difference between idiots and madmen, that madmen put wrong ideas together, and so make wrong propositions, but argue and reason right from them; but idiots make very few or no propositions, and reason scarce * at all. "
Passages from the diary of a late physician - Page 31
by Samuel Warren - 1838
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The infirmities of genius illustrated by referring the anomalies ..., Volume 2

Richard Robert Madden - Genius - 1833
...between idiots and madmen—that madmen put wrong ideas together, and so make wrong propositions; while idiots make very few or no propositions, and reason scarce at all." "Mental aberration," says Dr. Conolly, " is the impairment of one or more of the faculties of the mind,...
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Literary remains of the late William Hazlitt. With a notice of his life, by ...

William Hazlitt - 1836
...seems to lie the difference between idiots and madmen : that madmen put wrong ideas together, and so make wrong propositions, but argue and reason right...few or no propositions, and reason scarce at all." Mr. Locke's account of Liberty and Necessity, contained in his chapter ' On Power,' has been commented...
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Literary remains of the late William Hazlitt

William Hazlitt, Baron Edward Bulwer Lytton Lytton, Sir Thomas Noon Talfourd - 1836 - 315 pages
...seems to lie the difference between idiots and madmen : that madmen put wrong ideas together, and so make wrong propositions, but argue and reason right...few or no propositions, and reason scarce at all." Mr Locke's account of Liberty and Necessity, contained in his chapter ' On Power,' has been commented...
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Literary Remains of the Late William Hazlitt: With a Notice of His ..., Volume 1

William Hazlitt - 1836 - 315 pages
...seems to lie the difference between idiots and madmen : that madmen put wrong ideas together, and so make wrong propositions, but argue and reason right...few or no propositions, and reason scarce at all." Mr Locke's account of Liberty and Necessity, contained in his chapter ' On Power,' has been commented...
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Reports of cases decided in the High court of chancery of Maryland ..., Volume 1

Maryland. High Court of Chancery, Theodorick Bland - Equity - 1836
...realities, they make right deductions from them. In short, madmen put wrong ideas together, and so make wrong propositions, but argue and reason right...few or no propositions, and reason scarce at all. The erroneous perception of some of the mental faculties, uncontrolled by its comparing faculty, often...
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The Museum of Foreign Literature, Science and Art, Volume 18

Eliakim Littell - 1831
...acquiescence, first, on the truth of Locke's distinction, laid down in his great work, [book ii. e.ii. § 12 and 13] where he mentions the difference " between...I have generally found that those persons who are mosldistinguishedfoT their powers of thought and reasoning, when of sound mind, continue to exercise...
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Passages from the Diary of a Late Physician, Volume 1

Samuel Warren - 1844
...the truth of Locke's distinction, laid down in his great work , (Book ii. c. ii. §§ 12 and 1 3 ,) where he mentions the difference "between idiots and...incorrectly, and be distinguished by their exercise of that power — when of unsound mind — their understanding retaining, even after such a shock and...
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An essay concerning human understanding. With the notes and illustr. of the ...

John Locke - 1849
...seems to lie the difference between idiots and madmen, — that madmen put wrong ideas together, and so make wrong propositions, but argue and reason right...few or no propositions, and reason scarce at all. 14. Method. — These, I think, are the first faculties and operations of the mind which it makes use...
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Locke's Essay on the Human Understanding

JOHN MURRAY - 1852
...seems to lie the difference between idiots and madmen, that madmen put wrong ideas together, and so make wrong propositions, but argue and reason right...few or no propositions, and reason scarce at all. Method.—These, I think, are the first Faculties and Operations of the mind which it makes use of...
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Passages from the diary of a late physician

Samuel Warren - 1854
...— • First, On the truth of Locke's distinction, laid down in his great work (Book ii., c. ii., gg 12 and 13), where he mentions the difference " between...incorrectly, and be distinguished by their exercise of that power when of unsound mind — their understanding retaining, even after such a shock and revolution...
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