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PROPOSITIONS REPRESENTED.

20. We had better take "persons" as Universe. We may choose "myself" as 'Middle Term', in which case the Premisses will take the form

I am a-person-who-sent-him-to-bring-a-kitten;
I am a-person-to-whom-he-brought-a-kettle-by-mistake.

Or we may choose "he" as 'Middle Term', in which case the Premisses will take the form

He is a-person-whom-I-sent-to-bring-me-a-kitten;
He is a-person-who-brought-me-a-kettle-by-mistake.

The latter form seems best, as the interest of the anecdote clearly depends on his stupidity——not on what happened to me. Let us then make = "he"; = "persons whom I sent, &c."; and = "persons who brought, &c."

Hence,

All are ;
All are .

and the required Diagram is

   
  1 0  
  0 0  
   

[See p. 50]