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  • Hence the chronicler makes no secret of his antecedents, nor did they interfere with his career.
  • Antecedents, but not strictly causes) of the mental action, and sacrifices the independence of man to the omnipotence of God.
  • Immediately on his arrival, the stranger was clothed and entertained, and no inquiry was made as to his name or antecedents until the duties of hospitality had been fulfilled.
  • We see how different this metaphysical conception is from that scientific notion of cosmic evolution in which the lower stages are the antecedents and conditions of the higher.
  • Whately defined it as "a conditional syllogism with two or more antecedents in the major and a disjunctive minor."
 

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