The Life of Richard Porson, M. A.: Professor of Greek in the University of Cambridge from 1792 to 1808

Longman, Green, Longman, and Roberts, 1861 - 431 páginas

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Página 128 - ... of one opinion, and making that opinion a truism which is accepted by all enlightened men, even though they have not themselves examined the evidence on which it rests. Thus, if any one in a company of ordinarily educated persons were to deny the motion of the earth, or the circulation of the blood, his statement would be received with derision, though it is probable that some of his audience would be unable to demonstrate the first truth, and that very few of them could give sufficient reasons...
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