The aim of Transcribe Georgian Papers is to produce useable text documents of the manuscript materials and not critical editions. Please be aware this document may contain errors in the transcription.

Found an error? Please report errors and issues in the transcription to transcribegpp@wm.edu.

Locked Protected is False User is not Academic
This document fully transcribed and locked

But as we have been objected to by some & even by [[deletion]] But it appears to us, & indeed we see n [[/deletion]] wise and learned men, whether we act consistantly with ourselves, when we say that nothing is clearly perceived, yet [[deletion]] that are [[/deletion]] are accustom'd to treat of other things, & [[deletion]] that we best [[/deletion]] this present time [[deletion]] follow [[/deletion]] [[addition]] lay down [[/addition]] the precepts of duty; I [[deletion]] would [[/deletion]] [[addition]] wish [[/addition]] that our opinion [[deletion]] [[unclear]] own [[/deletion]] ^ ^ [[addition]] was well understood: [[/addition]] for we are not like those whose minds wander in error & have no ^ [[addition]] fix'd rule [[/addition]] [[deletion]] [[unclear]] [[/deletion]] to follow: for [[deletion]] [[unclear]] [[/deletion]] ^ is that mind, or rather what kind of life [[deletion]] which whose [[unclear]] is so great [[/deletion]] [[addition]] does he lead who had no one principle [[/addition]] [[deletion]] who only in [[/deletion]] ^ [[addition]] of [[/addition]] disputing [[deletion]] but also in [[/deletion]] ^ ^ ^ [[addition]] or even [[/addition]] living? But we [[deletion]] call those [[/deletion]] ^ [[addition]] as others call some [[/addition]] things [[deletion]] [[unclear]] certain or [[unclear]] [[/deletion]] others [[deletion]] [[unclear]] [[/deletion]] uncertain; so, in differing from them, ^ [[addition]] we [[/addition]] maintain that some things are probable, others improbable. Therefore what is there that should hinder me, [[addition]] from [[/addition]] follow those things which seem probable