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[7] For such backward glances place us at a disadvantage, because our search for our premeditated ideas makes us miss others, and we draw [p. 133] our matter from our memory rather than from the subject on which we are speaking. And even if we are to rely on our memory and our subject alike, there are more things that may be discovered than ever yet have been.

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