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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In logic, the mnemonic name of a mood of the second figure of syllogism, consisting of three universal propositions, the major premise and conclusion being negative and the minor premise being affirmative: as, No false religion produces good moral results; all kinds of Christianity produce good moral results; therefore, no kind of Christianity is a false religion.

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    Robert Rosenthal: Is Salami and Eggs Better Than Sex?

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    Robert Rosenthal: Is Salami and Eggs Better Than Sex?

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