A System of Logic

John Stuart Mill

Book 3, Chapter 10, Footnote #01
``Impinge'' demystified

It seems hardly necessary to say that the word impinge, as a general term to express collision of forces, is here used by a figure of speech, and not as expressive of any theory respecting the nature of force.

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Sol, Book 3, Chapter 10 Of Plurality of Causes, and of the Intermixture of Effects