The Game of Logic eBook

This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 66 pages of information about The Game of Logic.

30.  “He told me you had gone away.”  “He never says one word of truth.”

31.  His songs never last an hour; A song, that lasts an hour, is tedious.

32.  No bride-cakes are wholesome; Unwholesome food should be avoided.

33.  No old misers are cheerful; Some old misers are thin.

34.  All ducks waddle; Nothing that waddles is graceful.

35.  No Professors are ignorant; Some ignorant people are conceited.

36.  Toothache is never pleasant; Warmth is never unpleasant.

37.  Bores are terrible; You are a bore.

38.  Some mountains are insurmountable; All stiles can be surmounted.

39.  No Frenchmen like plumpudding; All Englishmen like plumpudding.

40.  No idlers win fame; Some painters are not idle.

41.  No lobsters are unreasonable; No reasonable creatures expect impossibilities.

42.  No kind deed is unlawful; What is lawful may be done without fear.

43.  No fossils can be crossed in love; Any oyster may be crossed in love.

44.  “This is beyond endurance!” “Well, nothing beyond endurance has ever happened to me.”

45.  All uneducated men are shallow; All these students are educated.

46.  All my cousins are unjust; No judges are unjust.

47.  No country, that has been explored, is infested by dragons; Unexplored countries are fascinating.

48.  No misers are generous; Some old men are not generous.

49.  A prudent man shuns hyaenas; No banker is imprudent.

50.  Some poetry is original; No original work is producible at will.

51.  No misers are unselfish; None but misers save egg-shells.

52.  All pale people are phlegmatic; No one, who is not pale, looks poetical.

53.  All spiders spin webs; Some creatures, that do not spin webs, are savage.

54.  None of my cousins are just; All judges are just.

55.  John is industrious; No industrious people are unhappy.

56.  Umbrellas are useful on a journey; What is useless on a journey should be left behind.

57.  Some pillows are soft; No pokers are soft.

58.  I am old and lame; No old merchant is a lame gambler.

59.  No eventful journey is ever forgotten; Uneventful journeys are not worth writing a book about.

60.  Sugar is sweet; Some sweet things are liked by children.

61.  Richard is out of temper; No one but Richard can ride that horse.

62.  All jokes are meant to amuse; No Act of Parliament is a joke.

63.  “I saw it in a newspaper.”  “All newspapers tell lies.”

64.  No nightmare is pleasant; Unpleasant experiences are not anxiously desired.

65.  Prudent travellers carry plenty of small change; Imprudent travellers lose their luggage.

66.  All wasps are unfriendly; No puppies are unfriendly.

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