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S. Austin Allibone, comp.  Prose Quotations from Socrates to Macaulay.  1880.
 
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  What is set down by order and division doth demonstrate that nothing is left out or omitted, but all is there.
Francis Bacon.    
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  Hardly is there a similarity detected between two or three facts, than men hasten to extend it to all others.
Sir William Hamilton.    
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  In nature it is not convenient to consider every difference that is in things, and divide them into distinct classes: this will run us into particulars, and we shall be able to establish no general truth.
John Locke.    
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  Ranking all things under general and special heads renders the nature or uses of a thing more easy to be found out, when we seek in what rank of being it lies.
Dr. Isaac Watts.    
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