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" To conclude this consideration of the imperfection and abuse of language; the ends of language in our discourse with others being chiefly these three: first, to make known one man's thoughts or ideas to another; secondly, to do it with as much ease and... "
An Essay Towards a Practical English Grammar: Describing the Genius and ... - Page 38
by James Greenwood - 1753 - 339 pages
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An Essay Concerning Human Understanding, Volume 2

John Locke - 1796 - 554 pages
...man's thoughts or ideas to another; fecondly, to do it with as much eafe and quickncfs as poflible ; and, thirdly, thereby to convey the knowledge of things...either abufed or deficient, when it fails of any of thcfe three. Firft, words fail in the firft of thefe ends, and lay not open one man's ideas to another's...
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An Essay Concerning Human Understanding: With Thoughts on the ..., Volumes 1-3

John Locke - 1801 - 986 pages
...it li'itb as much cafe and quicinefs as is poflible i and Thirdly, Thereby to convey the kncvjleilge of things. Language is either abufed or deficient, when it fails of any of thefe three. Fir/}, Words fail in the fir ft of thefe ends," and hy not open one man's ideas to another's view;...
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The works of John Locke. To which is added the life of the author ..., Volume 1

John Locke - 1801 - 398 pages
...man's thoughts or ideas to another; secondly, to do it with as much ease and quickness as possible; and, thirdly, thereby to convey the knowledge of things : language is either abused or deficient, when it fails of any of these three. First, words fail in the first of these ends,...
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An Essay Concerning Human Understanding: With Thoughts on the Conduct of ...

John Locke - 1801 - 950 pages
...thoughts or ideas to another ; Secondly, To do it with as much eafe and quicknefs as is poflible ; and Thirdly, Thereby to convey the knowledge of things. Language is either abufedor deficient, when it fail^cf any of thefe three. Chap. 10. Of the Abuft cf Wardi. 243 F'trft,...
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An Essay Concerning Human Understanding, Volume 2

John Locke - 1805 - 520 pages
...man's thoughts or ideas to another ; secondly, to do it with as much ease and quickness as possible ; and, thirdly, thereby to convey the knowledge of things : language is either abused or deficient, when it fails of any of these three. First, words fail in the first of these ends,...
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An Essay Concerning Human Understanding, Volume 2

John Locke - 1806 - 394 pages
...thoughts or ideas to another iSecondfy* 'To do it -whh as much Cafe and quicknefs as is pofliblii.'i and thirdly, Thereby to convey, the knowledge, of...'language is either abufed or, deficient, wh.en, it fails .Q£ Vny of 'thefe three, ' '^ . ^ Firjl, Words fail in the firfl of thefe ends, and lay. not open...
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The Works of John Locke, Volume 2

John Locke - 1823 - 460 pages
...man's thoughts or ideas to another ; secondly, to do it with as much ease and quickness as possible ; and, thirdly, thereby to convey the knowledge of things : language is either abused or deficient when it fails of any of these three. First, words fail in the first of these ends,...
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An essay concerning human understanding. To which are now added, i. analysis ...

John Locke - 1824 - 518 pages
...man's thoughts or ideas to another ; secondly, to do it with as much ease and quickness as j>ossible ; and, thirdly, thereby to convey the knowledge of things: language is either abused or deficient, when it fails of any of these three. First, words fail in the first of these ends,...
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An Essay Concerning Human Understanding: To which are Now First ..., Volume 2

John Locke - 1828 - 424 pages
...man's thoughts or ideas to another; secondly, to do it with as much ease and quickness as possible ; and, thirdly, thereby to convey the knowledge of things: language is either abused or deficient when it fails of any of these three. First, words fail in the first of these ends,...
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An Essay Concerning Human Understanding: With the Author's Last Additions ...

John Locke - 1828 - 602 pages
...thoughts or ideas to one another. Secondly, To do it with as much case and quickness as possible ; and Thirdly, Thereby to convey the knowledge of things : language is either abused, or deficient, when it fails of any of these three. First , Words fail in the first of these...
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