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{Left margin, top of page: "Logic 16"}

not disposed to work upon logic as slowly, as minutely, as laboriously as he would upon any other subject whatever,-- at the very least,-- simply will have to go without learning much about the theory of reasoning from any source.

{Left margin, middle of the paragraph below: "This book calls for hard study."}

The present volume, at any rate, is written by one who does not look upon the subject as a farce. He will endeavor to make the doctrine present an exterior as little odious as possible, to correspond with its inward divine beauty, and to harmonize with the deep happiness the study brings. But he will not attempt to prostitute the science to the purposes of the purposeless. In order to enjoy it, it will be needful to have one's heart set on something remote from enjoyment.

The reader will often think that the writer makes far too much of microscopic distinctions. But

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"But he will not attempt to prostitute the science to the purposes of the purpose- less." He means "purposeful"