A Treatise of Human Nature -- Reprinted from the Original by David [L. A. Selby-Bigge, ed.] Hume

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The first kind arises in the soul from unknown causes. The second is derived measure from our ideas, and that originally, in a great in the following order. An SECT. II. A TREATISE OF HUMAN NATURE. 8 PART I. Of ideas, their ori gin, com position, OY. impression first strikes upon the senses, and makes us per ceive heat or cold, thirst or hunger, pleasure or pain of some kind or other. Of this impression there is a copy taken by the mind, which remains after the impression ceases and this we call an idea.

Universe to the other in collecting those ideas, which belong to any subject. One would world of ideas was think the whole intellectual once subjected to our view, and that we did nothing but pick out such as were most proper for our purpose. There may not, however, be any present, at beside those very ideas, that are thus collected by a kind of magical faculty in the soul, which, tho it be always most per fect in the greatest geniuses, and is properly what we call a genius, however inexplicable by the utmost is efforts of human understanding.

Universe to the other in collecting those ideas, which belong to any subject. One would world of ideas was think the whole intellectual once subjected to our view, and that we did nothing but pick out such as were most proper for our purpose. There may not, however, be any present, at beside those very ideas, that are thus collected by a kind of magical faculty in the soul, which, tho it be always most per fect in the greatest geniuses, and is properly what we call a genius, however inexplicable by the utmost is efforts of human understanding.

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