Autobiography of Sir George Biddell Airy ...

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University Press, 1896 - Airy - 414 pages
 

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Page 400 - ON THE ALGEBRAICAL AND NUMERICAL THEORY OF ERRORS OF OBSERVATIONS AND THE COMBINATION OF OBSERVATIONS.
Page 276 - Yet I doubt not thro' the ages one increasing purpose runs, And the thoughts of men are widen'd with the process of the suns. What is that to him that reaps not harvest of his youthful joys, Tho...
Page 335 - SIR: I am commanded by my lords commissioners of the admiralty to transmit herewith, for the information of...
Page 309 - Chamberlain, in an eloquent speech, first referred to the fact that this was the first occasion on which the...
Page 112 - ... admired by his friends, in good health, and honoured by a large portion of the public, busily employed from morning to night, and capable, from his talents, of punishing those who act unjustly towards him, what cause has he to be disturbed ? I left him the other day preparing a rod for Mr. Wm. Smith. Pray let me hear from you, and believe me, my dear Sir, with great regard and high respect, Most truly yours, WM. WORDSWORTH. To WORDSWORTH. London, loth April, 1817. With respect to Hazlitt, I think...
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Page 321 - ... observations at Ingress and Egress, if possible, at places whose longitudes are known. For the first phenomenon (accelerated ingress) the choice of stations is not good ; but for the other phenomena (retarded ingress, accelerated egress, retarded egress), there appears to be no difficulty. The adoption of a south-polar station seems to be practically abandoned.
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