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It supposes in that to which it is applied a present existence; and is the negation of a beginning or of an end of that existence.
PEARLS OF THOUGHTMATURIN M. BALLOU
And that, on account of the negation of all attributes, Brahman really is eternal and changeless has already been demonstrated.
In the eyes of woman, war also means the negation of civilisation and of progress.
Finally he ceased shaking his head in negation, and at last breathed regularly like a child asleep.
WITH EDGED TOOLSHENRY SETON MERRIMAN
Another reverend gentleman proceeds to denounce all I have said as the doctrine of negation.
Pain is the positive element in life, and pleasure its negation.
We can form only a "negative notion," which, we are informed, "is only the negation of a notion."
CHRISTIANITY AND GREEK PHILOSOPHYBENJAMIN FRANKLIN COCKER
The general idea is always an abstraction and, for that very reason, in some sort a negation of real life.
GOD AND THE STATEMIKHAIL ALEKSANDROVICH BAKUNIN
We can only conceive of a condition of which we have had no experience, by the two ways of symbolism and of negation.
Such a foundation had struck many devoted followers of the Founder as little better than a negation or an abdication.
FATHER STAFFORDANTHONY HOPE

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