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By Daphne du Maurier

In Regency London, the single manner for a girl to be triumphant is to overcome males at their very own video game. So while Mary Anne Clarke seeks an get away from her squalid atmosphere in Bowling lodge Alley, she ventures first into the scurrilous global of the pamphleteers. Her own charms are such, despite the fact that, that earlier than lengthy she involves the awareness of the Duke of York.

With her flavor for luxurious and tool, Mary Anne, now a royal mistress, needs to target better. Her lofty connections let her to set up a thriving exchange in army commissions, scary a scandal that rocks the government—and brings own disgrace.

A shiny portrait of overweening ambition, Mary Anne is decided through the Napoleonic Wars and according to du Maurier's personal great-great-grandmother.

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Donde hay humo hay fuego. Así es esto. ) Por lo tanto, así. ) Cuando los lógicos indios ven en el tercer miembro una premisa universal, el cuarto es interpretado como miembro de un proceso deductivo: es la aplicación, al caso particular de la colina, de lo afirmado para el caso general en el tercer miembro. De ahí que algunos, actualmente, llamen a este miembro «raciocinio» o simplemente «deducción». Y a partir del tercer miembro considerado premisa universal tendríamos: Donde hay humo hay fuego; en la colina hay humo; por lo tanto en la colina hay fuego.

Y así, sucesivamente, dado el ejemplo, «como en una cocina», preguntar: «¿El hecho de que en la cocina haya humo y fuego significa que siempre se dan juntos el humo y el fuego? ». Obtenida la conclusión, «en la colina hay fuego», no cabe ya pregunta alguna; pero sí cabe la declaración de que todas las dudas han sido eliminadas, así como en nuestras demostraciones occidentales hacemos seguir a la conclusión un quod erat demonstrandum. En la lógica jaina y en la brahmánica el sentido de esos miembros laterales, aunque su presentación y complicación varíe, es el mismo: ir corrigiendo, rectificando, precisando, distinguiendo cada uno de los miembros del proceso.

El mismo procedimiento demostrativo en que concurrían todos los medios de conocimiento nada significaba si no determinaba, en aquel a quien iba dirigido, esta consideración «en la colina hay humo y el humo está en concomitancia invariable con el fuego». Sólo entonces la conclusión es conocimiento. Lo que en otros se desea provocar, con el procedimiento silogístico, es el reconocimiento de la concomitancia invariable, forzosa, entre dos términos. Uno de esos términos es llamado razón del otro porque este otro no puede darse sin él.

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