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- n. Archaic form of existence.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Existence.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as existence.
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Though it looks but like an imaginary kind of existency, to be before we are; yet since we are under the decree or prescience of a sure and
By a physical effect, we understand an effect with respect to its real existency; as by a moral effect, an effect in respect of its regularity.
An acquaintance of mine here interfered, and testified to the existency of the agent and his probable connection with the journals.
Do not these examples serve to make good what I said at first: that our reasons often anticipate the effect, and have so infinite an extent of jurisdiction that they judge and exercise themselves even on inanity itself and non-existency?