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in logic, are of four kinds, called A, E, I, O. “A” is a universal affirmative, and “E” a universal negative; “I” a particular affirmative, and “O” a particular negative.

“Asserit A, negat E, verum generaliter ambo!

Asserit I, negat O, sed particulariter ambo.”

A asserts and E denies some universal proposition;

I asserts and O denies, but with particular precision.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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