Chapter V, paragraph 4: “I saw another at work to calcine ice into gunpowder;

Chapter V, paragraph 4: “I saw another at work to calcine ice into gunpowder; who likewise showed me a treatise he had written concerning the malleability of fire, which he intended to publish. . . .” Chapter V, paragraph 14: “Everyone knew how laborious the usual method is of attaining to arts and sciences; whereas, by his contrivance the most ignorant person, at a reasonable charge, and with a little bodily labor, may write books in philosophy, poetry, politics, law, mathematics, and theology, without the least assistance from genius or study. He then took me to the frame . . . .” Which excerpt from the passages above illustrates description used to emphasize the importance of writing books?

I. “I saw another at work to calcine ice into gunpowder”

II. “Everyone knew how laborious the usual method is of attaining to arts and sciences”

III. “write books in philosophy, poetry, politics, law, mathematics, and theology”

I and II

I only I,

II, and III

III only

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