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    1[June 1756] (Adams Papers)
    Drank Tea at the Majors. The Reasoning of Mathematicians is founded on certain and infallible Principles. Every Word they Use, conveys a determinate Idea, and by accurate Definitions they excite the same Ideas in the mind of the Reader that were in the mind of the Writer. When they have defined the Terms they intend to make use of, they premise a few Axioms, or Self evident Principles, that...
    22 Wednesday. (Adams Papers)
    Went to Spencer in the afternoon.—When we come into the World, our minds are destitute of all Sorts of Ideas. Our senses inform us of various Qualities in the substances around us. As we grow up our Acquaintance with Things enlarges and spreads. Colours are painted in our minds through our Eyes. All the various Modulations of Sounds, enter by our Ears. Fragrance and Fœtor, are perceived by the...
    33 Thurdsday. (Adams Papers)
    Heard Mr. Maccarty preach the Lecture, drank Tea with him, and spent the Evening at the Majors.
    44 Friday. (Adams Papers)
    4 Friday.
    55 Saturday. (Adams Papers)
    Dreamed away the afternoon.
    66 Sunday. (Adams Papers)
    Heard Mr. Maccarty all Day. Drank Tea at home with Crawford. Spent the Evening at home with Mr. Maccarty and Capt. Doolittle. A great deal of Thunder and Lightning. Ephraim Doolittle, on whom JA has much more to say in his Autobiography.
    7 –13 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thurdsday, Fryday, Saturday, Sunday.
    814 Monday. (Adams Papers)
    Drank Tea at Mr. Putnams. Spent the Evening at the Majors, with Esqrs. Chandler of Woodstock and Brewer of Worcester.—He is not a wise man and is unfit to fill any important Station in Society, that has left one Passion in his Soul unsubdued. The Love of Glory will make a General sacrifice the Interest of his Nation, to his own Fame. Avarice exposes some to Corruption and all to a Thousand...