Nature, Volume 16 (Google eBook)

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Sir Norman Lockyer
Macmillan Journals Limited, 1877 - Electronic journals
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Page 186 - Our doubts are traitors, And make us lose the good we oft might win, By fearing to attempt.
Page 220 - TODHUNTER— Works by I. ToDHUNTER, MA, FRS, of St. John's College, Cambridge. ' Mr. Todhunter is chiefly known to students of Mathematics as the author of a series of admirable mathematical text-books, which possess the rare qualities of being clear in style and absolutely free from mistakes, typographical or other."— SATURDAY REVIEW.
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