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§6.

framed many Axioms concerning that one Relation of Equality.

As

the rest of that kind, however they are received for Maxims

by the Mathematicians, and are unquestionable Truths; yet,

I think, that any one who considers them, will not find, that

they have a clearer self-evidence than these, that

in Numbers, which, at very first hearing, force the assent, and

carry with them an equal, if not greater clearness, than those

mathematical Axioms.

Locke* Hum* IV, 7, §6, p. 594