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arrive at the utmost

Infinity to us also in that, which has the Infinity also of Number,

but with this difference, That in the former Considerations of the

Infinity of Space and Duration, we only use Addition of Numbers;

whereas this is like the division of an Unite into its Fractions,

wherein the Mind also can proceed

former Additions, it being indeed but the Addition still of new

Numbers: though in the Addition of the one, we can have no more

the positive

the other, we can have the

Infinity being, as I may so say, a growing and fugitive

a boundless Progression, that can stop no where.

Locke * Hum* II, 17, §12, p. 216