a cat can look at a king

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a cat can look at a king

  1. Alternative form of a cat may look at a king
    • 1982, A J Ayer, “Pragmatism”, in Philosophy in the Twentieth Century, page 71:
      a doctrine which James characteristically parodied as the belief that a cat cannot look at a king unless some higher entity is looking at them both.