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Testimony Its Posture in the Scientific World (Classic Reprint)
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acknowledged natural laws afterwards alleged facts alleged new fact appears ascertained natural laws attested believe bird caution Christian corre course of nature crocodile cultivated deemed disbelieved doubt Dr Abercrombie Dr Chalmers error evidence external facts extraordinary facts fact presented faith fall of meteoric fallacious fidelity force is impossible give Herodotus human testimony hypothesis impostures incredulity insensibility Lavoisier laws of nature magnet marvellous facts matters of illusion mesmeric sleep meteoric stones mono-ideised multitude never number of credible number of honest occasional ordinary palpable fact personal observation phenomena philosopher philosophy physicist's view plain and palpable Plausac plover possible presume presumptive character principle priori objections professes proved reason receive reception of facts rejected relation repudiate SCIENTIFIC WORLD seen senses shew Sir John speak statement sufficient number suspicion tell things tooth of gold true truth unhesi universal false verity of miracles view of testimony vouched whole wholly witness-ship wonderful