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We cannot tell whether it depends wholly on laws, or partly on laws and partly on a collocation.
If it depends on a collocation, it will be true in all the cases in which that particular collocation exists.
The derivative law in this case depends not solely on laws, but on a collocation; and collocations cannot be reduced to any law.
Whereas Descartes made the union between them a violent collocation, Geulincx practically called it a miracle.
The collocation of "grace" and "strength" in the ninth verse is characteristic of the New Testament, and very significant.
The Swinburne collocation of delicate bosom and death is both arrestive and interesting.
PTOMAINE STREETCAROLYN WELLS
The collocation of words delighted him and inspired him to verse.
HUNTINGTOWERJOHN BUCHAN
No collocation of letters could reproduce Dougal's accent, and I will not attempt it.
HUNTINGTOWERJOHN BUCHAN
Of course the connection is demonstrable enough: one collocation of features is more readily suggestive of beauty than another.
It was no new collocation, but to see it in black on white had the same effect as strong wine.
ROYAL HIGHNESSTHOMAS MANN

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