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 Mockery.Modish (Lady Betty), 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Modal’ity,
 
in scholastic philosophy, means the mode in which anything exists. Kant divides our judgment into three modalities: (1) Problematic, touching possible events; (2) Assertoric, touching real events; (3) Apodictic, touching necessary events.   1
 


 Mockery.Modish (Lady Betty), 

 
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