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      §27. Secondly, He that has complex Ideas, without particular
names for them, would be in no better a Case than a Bookseller,
who had in his Ware-house Volumes, that lay there unbound, and
without Titles; which he could therefore make known to others,
only by shewing the loose Sheets, and communicate them only by
Tale. This Man is hindred in his Discourse, for want of Words to
communicate his complex Ideas, which he is therefore forced to make
known by an enumeration of the simple ones that compose them;
and so is fain often to use twenty Words, to express what another
Man signifies in one.
      §28. Thirdly, He that puts not constantly the same Sign for the
Locke Hum III, 10, §27, p. 505