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21. Why this imperfection charged upon words.
2, 3. First, words without any, or without clear ideas.
4. Occasioned by learning names, before the ideas they be-
9. This learning very little benefits society.
10. But destroys the instruments of knowledge and com-
20. The cause of this abuse, a supposition of nature's working
21. This abuse contains two false suppositions.
22. Sixthly, a supposition that words have a certain and evi-
23. The ends of language: first, to convey our ideas.
24. Secondly, to do it with quickness.
25. Thirdly, therewith to convey the knowledge of things.
32. How in substances.
33. How in modes and relations.
34. Seventhly, figurative speech also an abuse of language.
9. Demonstration not limited to quantity.
3. Thirdly, intuitive knowledge extends itself not to all the
4. Fourthly, not demonstrative knowledge.