The Commens Dictionary
Quote from ‘Hume's Argument against Miracles, and the Idea of Natural Law (Hume)’
A habit is a state of a man in consequence of which he will on occasions of a certain description act in a certain general way.
MS [R] 873:3-4 (var.); HP 2:912
‘Habit’ (pub. 06.09.15-19:19). Quote in M. Bergman & S. Paavola (Eds.), The Commens Dictionary: Peirce's Terms in His Own Words. New Edition. Retrieved from http://www.commens.org/dictionary/entry/quote-humes-argument-against-miracles-and-idea-natural-law-hume-1.