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Metalogicus

by John of Salisbury, the object of which is to expose the absurdity and injurious effects of “wrangling,” or dialectics and metaphysics. He says, “Prattling and quibbling the masters call disputing or wrangling, but I am no wiser for such logic.”

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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