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" Napier lord of Markinston, hath set my head and hands at work with his new and admirable logarithms. I hope to see him this summer, if it please God ; for I never saw a book which pleased me better, and made me more wonder. "
Tracts on Mathematical and Philosophical Subjects: Comprising Among Numerous ... - Page 327
by Charles Hutton - 1812 - 485 pages
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Mathematical tables: containing common, hyperbolic, and logistic logarithms ...

Charles Hutton - Mathematics - 1785 - 344 pages
...the noble invention of logarithms lately discovered." And again, " Napier lord of Markinfton hath fet my head and hands at work with his new and admirable logarithms ; I hope to fee him this fummer, if it pleafe God ; for I never faw a book which plealed me better, and made me...
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The Edinburgh magazine, or Literary miscellany

Literary Criticism - 1787
...letter to Archbifhop Uiher, in the year 1615, he writes thus, " Napier, Lord of " Merchifton, hath fet my head and " hands at work with his new and " admirable Logarithms. I hope to " fee him this Summer, if it pleafe " God, for I never faw a book which " pleafed me better, and made...
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The New Annual Register, Or General Repository of History, Politics, and ...

Andrew Kippis, William Godwin - English poetry - 1789
...letter to archbifliop Uflier, in the year 1615, he writes thus, "Napier, " lord of Merchifton, hath fet my " head and hands at work with his " new and admirable logarithms. " I hope to fee him this fummer it " it pleafe God, for I never faw a " book which pleafed me better, and " made...
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The Monthly Mirror: Reflecting Men and Manners; with Strictures ..., Volume 15

Performing Arts - 1802
...applied himself to the study and improvement of them; his words being — "Napier, Lord Merchiston hath set my head and hands at work with his new and admirable logarithms. I hope to see him, next summer, if it please God ; for 1 never saw a book which pleased me better, and made me more wonder."...
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The beauties of Scotland: containing a clear and full account of the ...

Robert Forsyth - Architecture - 1805
...jn a letter to Archbishop Usher, in the year 1615, he writes thus : " Napier, Baron of Merchieston, hath set my head and hands at work with his new and...which pleased me better and made me more wonder." The following passage from the life of Lilly the astrologer is quoted by Lord Buchan, as giving a picturesque...
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General Biography: Or, Lives, Critical and Historical, of the Most ..., Volume 7

John Aikin, William Enfield, Mr. Nicholson, Thomas Morgan, William Johnston - Biography - 1808
...Nepeirea ;" and in a letter to archbishop Usher in the year 1514, he says, " Napier lord of Markinston hath set my head and hands at work with his new and...summer, if it please God ; for I never saw a book which • pleastkl me better, and inade me more wonder." ' He also gave the greatest encouragement to •...
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The Monthly Magazine, Volume 28

Sir Richard Phillips - 1809
...thus of it in the letter above-mentioned. " Naper, Lord of ïlarkiston, hath set my head and bands to work with his new and admirable logarithms.— I hope...for I never saw a book which pleased me better, and truck1 me more wonder.J And he kept his resolution; for when summer came on, in the vt-ai- l(i I'i,...
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The General biographical dictionary: containing an historical and ..., Volume 23

Alexander Chalmers - Biography - 1815
...it. Briggs, in a letter to archbishop Usher, March 10, 1615, writes thus: "Napier lord of Markinston, hath set my head and hands at work with his new and...which pleased me better, and made me more wonder." Briggs accordingly paid him the visit, and staid a month with him. The following passage, from the...
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Pantologia. A new (cabinet) cyclopædia, by J.M. Good, O. Gregory, and N ...

John Mason Good, Olinthus Gilbert Gregory - 1819
...March 10, l6l5, writes thus : " Napier lord of Markiustou hath set my head «nd hands at work wiih his new and admirable logarithms. I hope to see him...which pleased me better, and made me more wonder." IJriggs accordingly mnde him the visit, and staid a month with him. The following passage, from the...
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