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PRINCIPAL of The MARIsch AL college, ABERDEEN.
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3.n QItno (Iosumes,

Certo sciant bomines, arter inveniendi solidas et veras

adolescere et incrementa sumere cum ipsis inventir.

BAc. DE AUGM. scienT. l. v. c. 3.

S E COND EDITION.

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TRINTED for A. STRAHAN, T. CAD ELL, JUN. AND we DAvrts;
- AND WILLIAM CREECH At EDINBURG fi :
By J. Moir, Edinburgh.

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relatives . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . - - - - - - - I9

Part V. From too artificial a structure of the sentence. 20

Part VI. From technical terms . . . .

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Part VII. From long sentences . . . . . . . . . . . . • - - - - - 22

Sect. II. The double meaning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24

Part I. Equivocation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25

Part II. Ambiguity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • - - - 33

SECT. III. The unintelligible . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56

Part I. From confusion of thought . . . . . . . . . • . . . 57

Part II. From affectation of excellence . . . . . . . . . . . 6o

Part III. From want of meaning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64

Under this the various kinds of nonsense,

1. The puerile . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67

2. The learned . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68

3. The profound . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 75

4. The marvellous . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 76

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