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n.1.See Logic.
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With this man this is the hour of the white logic (of which more anon), when he knows that he may know only the laws of things--the meaning of things never.
Yours is the logic of youth, and no man can answer that.
The sciences of logic and psychology, which have supplied so many instruments of thought to after-ages, are based upon the analyses of Socrates and Plato.
And as a multitude of laws often only hampers justice, so that a state is best governed when, with few laws, these are rigidly administered; in like manner, instead of the great number of precepts of which logic is composed, I believed that the four following would prove perfectly sufficient for me, provided I took the firm and unwavering resolution never in a single instance to fail in observing them.
As a matter of fact it was about the only kind of logic that could be brought to bear upon my problem.
Yes," replied Conrart, "you have logic, but you are a Jansenist.