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The universal principle of etymology in all languages: words are carried over from bodies and from the properties of bodies to express the things of the mind and spirit. The order of ideas must follow the order of things.

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Giambattista Vico or Giovanni Battista Vico (June 23, 1668January 23, 1744) was a Neapolitan philosopher, historian, and jurist.

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