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" tis said) to save the tedious multiplication and division in astronomical calculations. Neper being solicitous to know farther of him concerning this matter, he could give no other account of it, than that it was by proportionable numbers. Which hint... "
Tracts on Mathematical and Philosophical Subjects: Comprising Among Numerous ... - Page 312
by Charles Hutton - 1812 - 485 pages
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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
...multiplications and divisions in astronomical calculations. Neper being solicitous to know further of him concerning this matter, he could give no other...after some weeks had passed, did so, and Neper then shewed him a rude draught of what he called, Carton mirabilis logarithniorutn. Which draught, with...
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The Monthly Magazine, Volume 28

Sir Richard Phillips - 1809
...Neper being solicitous ta know farther of him concerning this matter, he could give no other ac.-ount of it, than that it was by proportionable numbers;...after some weeks had passed, did so; and Neper then shewed him a rude draught of what he called " Canon Mirabilis Lugarithmoruui," >vhicii ( draught, with...
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Mathematical Tables;: Containing the Common, Hyperbolic, and Logistic ...

Charles Hutton - Mathematics - 1811 - 133 pages
...him concerning this matter, he could give no other account of it, than that it was by proportional numbers. Which hint Neper taking, he desired him at...him a rude draught of that he called Canon mirabilis Logarithmomm. Which draught, with some alterations, he printing in 1614, it came forthwith into the...
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The General biographical dictionary: containing an historical and ..., Volume 23

Alexander Chalmers - Biography - 1815
...coming out of Denmark into his own country, called upon John Neper haron of Marcheston near Edinburgh, and told him, among other discourses, of a new invention...after some weeks had passed, did so, and Neper then shewed him a rude draught of that he called ' Canon Mirabilis Logarithmorum." Which draught, with some...
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The General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and ..., Volume 23

Alexander Chalmers - Biography - 1815
...coming out of Denmark into his own country, called upon John Neper haron of Marcheston near Edinburgh, and told him, among other discourses, of a new invention...after some weeks had passed, did so, and Neper then shewed him a rude draught of that he called ' Canon Mirahilis Logarithmorum.' Which draught, with some...
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American Edition of the British Encyclopedia: Or, Dictionary of ..., Volume 8

William Nicholson - Science - 1821
...tedious multiplication and division in astronomical calculations. Neper, being solicitous to know further of him concerning this matter, he could give no other...did so, and Neper then showed him a rude draught of thatrhe called Canon Mirabilis Logarithmorum ; which draught, with some alterations, he printed in...
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British Encyclopedia: Or, Dictionary of Arts and Sciences ..., Volume 8

William Nicholson - Science - 1821
...of it, than that it was by proportionable numbers ; which hint Neper taking, he desired him, at liis return, to call upon him again : Craig, after some...draught of that he called Canon Mirabilis Logarithmorum j which draught, with some alterations, he printed in 1614; it came forthwith into the hands of our...
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Publications, Volume 62

Scottish literature - 1839
...of him concerning this matter, he could give no other account of it than that it was by proportional numbers. Which hint Neper taking, he desired him at...after some weeks had passed, did so, and Neper then shewed him a rude draught of what he called Canon Mirabilis Logarithmorum. Which draught, with some...
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De arte logistica ... libri qui supersunt [ed. by M. Napier].

John Napier - 1839
...of him concerning this matter, he could give no other account of it than that it was by proportional numbers. Which hint Neper taking, he desired him at...after some weeks had passed, did so, and Neper then shewed him a rude draught of what he called Canon Mirabilis Logarithmorum. Which draught, with some...
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The Roll of the Royal College of Physicians of London, Volume 1

Royal College of Physicians of London - 1861
...him concerning this matter, he could give no other account of it, than that it was by proportional numbers, which hint Neper taking, he desired him at...had passed, did so, and Neper then showed him a rude draft that he called ' Canon mirabilis Logarithmorum,' which, with some alterations, was printed in...
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