One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- ‘In like manner, all the graces of the Spirit grow proportionably, by the special influences of divine grace.’
- ‘And if the knowledge of him be imperfect, the happiness of the creature must be proportionably imperfect.’
- ‘Which leads me to one remark: That the number in the world is proportionably very small.’
- ‘As the minuteness of the parts formed a great hindrance to my speed, I resolved, contrary to my first intention, to make the being of a gigantic stature; that is to say, about eight feet in height, and proportionably large.’
- ‘But wherever you depart, in the least, from the similarity of the cases, you diminish proportionably the evidence; and may at last bring it to a very weak analogy, which is confessedly liable to error and uncertainty.’
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