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The learned ignore the evidence of their senses to preserve the coherence of the ideas of their imagination.


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On the road from the City of Skepticism, I had to pass through the Valley of Ambiguity.



People of the same trade seldom meet together, even for merriment and diversion, but the conversation ends in a conspiracy against the public, or in some contrivance to raise prices.

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