# Page:Carroll - Game of Logic.djvu/52

They have a sort of nervous dread of Attributes beginning with a negative particle. For example, such Propositions as "All not-${\displaystyle x}$ are ${\displaystyle y}$" "No ${\displaystyle x}$ are not-${\displaystyle y}$," are quite outside their system. And thus, having (from sheer nervousness) excluded a quantity of very useful forms, they have made rules which, though quite applicable to the few forms which they allow of, are no use at all when you consider all possible forms.