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Chapter V

Of the Names of mixed Modes and Relations.
They stand for abstract Ideas as other general Names.       §1. The Names of mixed Modes being general, they stand, as has
been shewn, for sorts or Species of Things, each of which has its
peculiar Essence. The Essences of these Species also, as has been
shewed, are nothing but the abstract Ideas in the Mind, to which
the Name is annexed. Thus far the Names and Essences of mixed
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Modes, have nothing but what is common to them, with other
Ideas: But if we take a little nearer survey of them, we shall find,
that they have something peculiar, which, perhaps, may deserve
our attention.
Locke Hum III, 5, §1, pp. 428-429