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[12] Hermagoras would include among such indications as do not involve a necessary conclusion, an [p. 201] argument such as the following, “Atalanta cannot be a virgin, as she has been roaming the woods in the company of young men.” If we accept this view, I fear that we shall come to treat all inferences from a fact as indications. None the less such arguments are in practice treated exactly as if they were indications.

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