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" I soon got to do the most difficult sums, always in my head, for I knew nothing of figures beyond numeration, nor had I any names for the different processes I employed. "
Human Personality and Its Survival of Bodily Death - Page 67
by Frederic William Henry Myers - 1906 - 470 pages
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Life and correspondence of Richard Whately, D.D.: late Archbishop ..., Volume 1

Richard Whately, Elizabeth Jane Whately - Religion - 1866
...discovery of the difference between even and odd numbers, whose names I was highly delighted to be told ; I soon got to do the most difficult sums, always in...head, for I knew nothing of figures beyond numeration, nor had I any names for the different processes I employed. But I believe my sums were chiefly in multiplication,...
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The Evangelical repository. Vol. 1- new

1866
...discovery of the difference between even and odd numbers, whose names I was highly delighted to be told. I soon got to do the most difficult sums, always in...head, for I knew nothing of figures beyond numeration, nur had I any names for the different processes I employed. But I believe my sums were chiefly in multiplication,...
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The British and Foreign Evangelical Review and Quarterly Record of Christian ...

Theology - 1867
...discovery of the difference between even and odd numbers, whose names I was highly delighted to be told ; I soon got to do the most difficult sums, always in my head, for I know nothing of figures beyond numeration, nor had I any names for the di:t'erent processes I employed....
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The British Quarterly Review, Volume 45

Robert Vaughan - 1867
...numbers, whose names I was highly delighted to be told ; I soon got to do the most difficult eums, always in my head, for I knew nothing of figures beyond numeration, nor had I any names for the different processes I employed. But I believe my sums were chiefly in multiplication,...
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The American Journal of Psychology, Volume 4

Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener, Karl M. Dallenbach, Madison Bentley, Edwin Garrigues Boring, Margaret Floy Washburn - Psychology - 1892
...earliest things I can remember is the discovery of the difference between even and odd numbers ; . . . I soon got to do the most difficult sums, always in...head, for I knew nothing of figures beyond numeration, nor had I any names for the different processes I employed. But I believe my sums were chiefly in multiplication,...
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Mind, Volume 4

Philosophy - 1899
...peculiar in my calculating faculty. It began to show itself at between five and six years and continued three years. I soon got to do the most difficult sums,...always in my head, for I knew nothing of figures beyond enumeration. I did these sums much quicker than any one could upon paper, and I never remember to have...
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The revival of phrenology: The mental functions of the brain: an ...

Bernard Hollander - Brain - 1901 - 512 pages
...certainly was something peculiar in my calculating faculty," wrote Whately. " It began to show itself between five and six, and lasted about three years....head, for I knew nothing of figures beyond numeration, nor had I any for the different processes I employed. But I believe my sums were chiefly in multiplication,...
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Mind Power and Privileges

Albert B. Olston - Christian Science - 1902 - 406 pages
...but a low degree of objective intelligence. Whately spoke of his own gifts in the following terms : " There was certainly something peculiar in my calculating...do the most difficult sums, always in my head, for 49 I knew nothing of figures beyond numeration. I did these sums much quicker than any one could upon...
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Psychology and common life: a survey of the present results of psychical ...

Frank Sargent Hoffman - History - 1903 - 286 pages
...eminent persons in this list was Archbishop Whately, who says of his own power in this direction : " It began to show itself at between five and six and...numeration. I did these sums much quicker than any one else could upon paper, and I never remember committing the smallest error. When I went to school, at...
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Mathematical Recreations and Essays

Harold Scott Macdonald Coxeter - Games - 1987 - 428 pages
This classic work offers scores of stimulating, mind-expanding games and puzzles: arithmetical and geometrical problems, chessboard recreations, magic squares, map-coloring ...
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