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 Ac’cessory.Accidental or Subjective Colours. 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
A logical accident is some property or quality which a thing possesses, but which does not essentially belong to it, as the tint of our skin, the height of our body, the redness of a brick, or the whiteness of paper. If any of these were changed, the substance would remain intact.   1

 Ac’cessory.Accidental or Subjective Colours. 


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