criterion

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The cases of dreams and fever-delirium are as hard to adjust to Professor Stout's modified criterion as to Hume's.
Why, because he distinguishes the face of a friend and of an enemy only by the criterion of knowing and not knowing.
He even declined to admit the idea privately into his mind, until he had first tested his condition by an infallible criterion of his own.