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The Quadrature of the Circle: The Square Root of Two, and the Right-Angled ...
William Alexander. Myers
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Seite 43 - It furnishes art with all her materials, and without it judgment itself can at best but " steal wisely : " for art is only like a prudent steward that lives on managing the riches of nature.' Whatever praises may be given to works of judgment, there is not even a single beauty in them to which the invention...
Seite 72 - AXIOMS. 1. Things which are equal to the same thing are equal to one another. 2. If equals be added to equals, the wholes are equal. 3. If equals be taken from equals, the remainders are equal.
Seite 43 - Nor is it a wonder if he has ever been acknowledged the greatest of poets, who most excelled in that which is the very foundation of poetry. It is the invention that in different degrees...
Seite 73 - If a straight line meets two straight lines, so as to " make the two interior angles on the same side of it taken " together less than two right angles...
Seite 43 - And perhaps the reason why common critics are inclined to prefer a judicious and methodical genius to a great and fruitful one, is, because they find it easier for themselves to pursue their observations through an uniform and bounded walk of art, than to comprehend the vast and various extent of nature.
Seite 42 - The star that bids the shepherd fold, Now the top of heaven doth hold ; And the gilded car of day His glowing axle doth allay In the steep Atlantic stream, And the slope sun his upward beam Shoots against the dusky pole, Pacing toward the other goal Of his chamber in the east.
Seite 74 - In any right-angled triangle, the square which is described on the side subtending the right angle is equal to the sum of the squares described on the sides which contain the right angle.
Seite 67 - The circumference of every circle is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts, • called degrees, each degree into 60 minutes, and each minute into 60 seconds, etc.