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General Truths hardly to be understood, but in verbal Propositions.
      §2. All the Knowledge we have, being only of particular or
general Truths, ’tis evident, that whatever may be done in the former
of these, the latter, which is that which with reason is most sought
after, can never be well made known, and is very seldom apprehended,
but as conceived and expressed in Words. It is not therefore out of our
way, in the Examination of our Knowledge, to enquire into the
Truth and Certainty of universal Propositions.
Locke Hum IV, 6, §2, p. 579