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[16] In all general questions, however, the essential basis is the same as in a cause or definite question. It is further pointed out that there are some questions which [p. 407] concern “things in themselves,” while others have a particular reference; an example of the former will be the question “Should a man marry?” of the latter “Should an old man marry?”; or again the question whether a man is brave will illustrate the first, while the question whether he is braver than another will exemplify the second.

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