All this I was forced to define and describe by putting cases and making suppositions.
I enlarged myself much on these, and many other particulars to the same purpose; but his honour was still to seek; for he went upon a supposition, that all animals had a title to their share in the productions of the earth, and especially those who presided over the rest.
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It is a foolish supposition.
She paints a vivid picture, but we must remember it is all mere supposition.