Page:O. F. Owen's Organon of Aristotle Vol. 1 (1853).djvu/259

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she who is pregnant be pale, and this woman be pale, that this woman should be pregnant; what is true therefore will be in all the figures, but they have the above-named differences.

Either therefore the sign must be thus divided, but of these the middle must be assumed as the proof positive, (for the proof positive they say is that which produces knowledge, but the middle is especially a thing of this kind,) or we must call those from the extremes, signs, but what is from the middle a proof positive, for that is most probable, and for the most part true, which is through the first figure. We may however form a judgment of the disposition by the body, if a person grants that whatever passions are natural, change at once the body and the soul, since perhaps one who has learned music has changed his soul in some respect, but this passion is not of those which are natural to us, but such as angers and desires, which belong to natural emotions. If therefore this should be granted, and one thing should be a sign of one (passion), and we are able to lay hold of the peculiar passion and sign of each genus, we shall be able