via negativa, 10

but even this is not a harmless, nor even a safe, course. Indecision here 1823

If this is not a Contradiction, I will not pretend to say what it is. 1718

this is not a common plant 1830

so *this* is not a mathematical fact 1922

this is not a correct paraphrase 1832

This is not a middle 1718

This is not a bare presence 1825

till it be old. This is not a bad practice 1822

and this is not a question 1799

between you and death : *and this is not a case for a man that is well in his wits to be quiet* 1829

this is not a quality, but a knowledge of qualities 1807

As this is not a work of reasoning, I leave the solution as I found it 1751

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September 2016

tags: Laurence Sterne; Ludwig Wittgenstein; safety; this is not a; uncertainty; via negativa