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" Were it not unbecoming to dilate on one's personal experience, I could tell a story of almost romantic interest about my own latest researches in a field where Geometry, Algebra, and the Theory of Numbers melt in a surprising manner into one another,... "
The Laws of Verse: Or Principles of Versification Exemplified in Metrical ... - Page 117
by James Joseph Sylvester - 1870 - 152 pages
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The Methodist new connexion magazine and evangelical repository

Religion
...imagination over its hard lines, and speaking of " geometry, algebra, and the theory of numbers melting in a surprising manner into one another, like sunset...colours of the dying dolphin, the last still loveliest ! " He thought, however, that mathematics might be taught with more life and animation — by shorter...
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The Journal of Science, and Annals of Astronomy, Biology, Geology ..., Volume 6

James Samuelson, William Crookes - Science - 1869
...Associations meet no more. The speaker continued : — " Were it not unbecoming to dilate on one's own personal experience, I could tell a story of almost...appeared in the ' Proceedings of the London Mathematical Society,' which would very strikingly illustrate how much observation, divination, induction, experimental...
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Quarterly Journal of Science, and Annals of Mining, Metallurgy ..., Volume 6

Science - 1869
...Associations meet no more. The speaker continued : — " Were it not unbecoming to dilate on one's own personal experience, I could tell a story of almost...appeared in the ' Proceedings of the London Mathematical Society,' which would very strikingly illustrate how much observation, divination, induction, experimental...
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Nature, Volume 1

Sir Norman Lockyer - Science - 1870
...instance upon instance to prove the paramount importance of the faculty of observation to the process of mathematical discovery.* Were it not unbecoming...appeared in the Proceedings of the London Mathematical Society),f which would very strikingly illustrate how much observation, divination, induction, experimental...
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Report

British Association for the Advancement of Science - Science - 1870
...instance upon instance to prove the paramount importance of the faculty of observation to the process of mathematical discovery*. Were it not unbecoming...Algebra, and the Theory of Numbers melt in a surprising bookworm in an unritmpled page: but what if (lie page should be undergoing a process of gradual bending...
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Report of the Annual Meeting, Volume 39

British Association for the Advancement of Science - Science - 1870
...instance upon instance to prove the paramount importance of the faculty of observation to the process of mathematical discovery *. Were it not unbecoming...Algebra, and the Theory of Numbers melt in a surprising bookworm in an unrnmpled page : but what if the page should bo undergoing a process of gradual bonding...
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Fraser's Magazine, Volume 98

1878
...Association at Exeter, nine years ago, was no less amusing than learned. ' I could tell a story," he said, ' of almost romantic interest about my own latest researches...the dying dolphin, " the last still loveliest." ' A note to the same address reads like an exciting passage in a novel— 'I discovered and developed the...
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THE COLLECTED MATHEMATICAL PAPERS OF JAMES JOSEPH SYLVESTER

1908
...instance upon instance to prove the paramount importance of the faculty of observation to the process of mathematical discovery*. Were it not unbecoming...tell a story of almost romantic interest about my * Newton's Rule was to all appearance, and according to the more received opinion, obtained inductively...
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A History of Elementary Mathematics: With Hints on Methods of Teaching

Florian Cajori - Mathematics - 1917 - 324 pages
...the mathematician of the faculty of observation ; Gauss called mathematics the science of the eye ... I could tell a story of almost romantic interest about...numbers melt in a surprising manner into one another, . . . which would very strikingly illustrate how much observation, divination, induction, experimental...
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A history of elementary mathematics: with hints on methods of teaching

Florian Cajori - Mathematics - 1917 - 304 pages
...the mathematician of the faculty of observation ; Gauss called mathematics the science of the eye ... I could tell a story of almost romantic interest about...numbers melt in a surprising manner into one another, . . . which would very strikingly illustrate how much observation, divination, induction, experimental...
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