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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR LOGIC

In dealing with children what is needed is not logic but sense.

Yet in spite of all his logic he knew that something was going to happen.

Show me the fault of it: I challenge all the logic of all the Percivals.

The judges' decisions based on it were sound in logic and in law.

What logic, what process of argument secures you against this supposition?

He liked a joke, and he could tell a good story, but they must lie within the logic of fun.

He would have all the arches as light as laughter and as candid as logic.

"That was logic and eloquence," added Mowbray, turning to me.

If it be true, it is God's work to show it, for logic cannot.

What use of logic, where there was no bickering about the double-meaning words?

WORD ORIGIN

mid-14c., "branch of philosophy that treats of forms of thinking," from Old French logique (13c.), from Latin (ars) logica, from Greek logike (techne) "reasoning (art)," from fem. of logikos "pertaining to speaking or reasoning," from logos "reason, idea, word" (see logos). Meaning "logical argumentation" is from c.1600.

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