The Commens Dictionary
Quote from ‘Reason's Rules’
A state of belief may be very unhappy in consequence of the character of the proposition believed. But it is a state in which the stimulus of doubt is allayed, and in so far is satisfactory.
MS [R] 596:12-13
‘Belief’ (pub. 15.08.17-13:31). 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-reasons-rules-17.