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gentleman expressed doubts about this in the presence of Wallis, and not
absurdly. For the matter warrants a proof, in any case, and it cannot be
assumed as were self»evident, as many have done.
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OF INNATE NOTIONS
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Whether there are innate principles in the mind of man.
PHILALETHES. When I re-crossed the Channel after ﬁnishing my
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1. God always acts with the mark of perfection or wisdom.
2. Not every possible thing attains existence.
To these one can add:
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