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before fluid is become hard and consistent, without containing any idea of the action whereby it is done. Mixed §.12. I think I shall not need to remark

modes made here, that though power and action make also of other the greatest part of mixed modes, marked ideas. by names, and familiar in the minds and mouths of men; yet other simple ideas, and their several combinations, are not excluded: much less, I think, will it be necessary for me to enumerate all the mixed modes, which have been settled, with names to them. That would be to make a dictionary of the greatest part of the words made use of in divinity, ethicks, law, and politicks, and several other sciences. All that is requisite to my present design, is, to show what sort of ideas those are which I call mixed modes, how the mind comes by them, and that they are compositions made up of simple ideas got from sensation and reflection: which, I suppose, I have done.


T. DAV*SON, Lombard-street, Whitefriars, London.

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