"In the meantime there can be but two ways of knowing that Veracity is a Perfection, either it is an innate Principle, originally Imprinted on the Mind, (which I shall not endeavour to confute, Mr. Lock having done it sufficiently, nor is it needful to my Purpose)."
— Trotter, Catherine, later Cockburn, (1674?-1749)
Text transcribed from Catharine Trotter, A Defence of the Essay of Human Understanding, Written by Mr. Lock. Wherein Its Principles With Reference to Morality, Reveal'd Religion, and the Immortality of the Soul, [Sic] Are Consider'd and Justify'd: In Answer to Some Remarks on That Essay. (London: Printed for Will Turner and John Nutt, 1702. <Link to ESTC>