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the Mind makes use of in

able, which principally are

Infinity, even when applied to those, seems to be nothing, but the

Infinity of Number. For what else are our

Immensity, but the repeated additions of certain

parts of Duration, and Expansion with the Infinity of Number, in

which we can come to no end of Addition? For such an inexhaustible

stock, Number, of all other our

as is obvious to every one. For let a Man collect into one Sum, as

great a Number as he pleases, this Multitude, how great soever,

lessens not one jot the power of adding to it, or brings him any

nearer the end of the inexhaustible stock of Number, where still

there remains as much to be added, as if none were taken out. And

this endless

Numbers, so apparent to the Mind, is that, I think, which gives us

the clearest and most distinct

following Chapter.

Locke * Hum* II, 16, §8, p. 209