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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. "
Mathematical Tables: Containing Common, Hyperbolic, and Logistic Logarithms ... - Page 33
by Charles Hutton - 1785 - 519 pages
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Mathematical Tables: Containing Common, Hyperbolic, and Logistic Logarithms ...

Charles Hutton - Logarithms - 1785 - 519 pages
...that he was wholly taken up and employed about the noble invention of logarithms lately difcovered." And again, " Napier lord of Markinfton hath fet my...fummer, if it pleafe God ; for I never faw a book which pleaied me better, and made me more wonder." Thus we find that Briggs began very early to compute logarithms...
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The Edinburgh Magazine, Or, Literary Miscellany, Volume 6

Books and bookselling - 1787
...in a 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 me " more wonder."...
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An Account of the Life, Writings, and Inventions of John Napier, of Merchiston

David Stewart Erskine Earl of Buchan, Walter Minto - Logarithms - 1787 - 134 pages
...in a letter to Archbifhop Ufher, in the year 1615, he writes thus, " Napier, Lord of " Merchifton, hath fet my head and hands at work with his new and " admireable Logarithms. I hope to fee him this fummer if it pleafe " God, for I never faw a book which...
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The New Annual Register, Or General Repository of History ..., Volume 9

English poetry - 1789
...in a 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...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 me more wonder." "...
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The Monthly Mirror: Reflecting Men and Manners : with Strictures ..., Volume 15

1802
...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...
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A Journey from Edinburgh Through Parts of North Britain: Containing Remarks ...

Alexander Campbell - Scotland - 1802
...that he rather applied himfelf to the ftudy and improvement of them ; his words being, " Napier Lord Markinfton hath fet my head and " hands at work with his new and admirable logarythms. I " hope to fee him next fummer, if it pleafc God ; for I never *' faw a book which pleafed...
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A Journey from Edinburgh Through Parts of North Britain: Containing Remarks ...

Alexander Campbell - Scotland - 1802
...that he rather applied himfelf to the ftudy and improvement of them; his words being, " Napier Lord Markinfton hath fet my head and " hands at work with his new and admirable logarythms. I " hope to fee him next fummer, if it pleafe God ; for I never " faw a book which pleafed...
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The Beauties of Scotland: Containing a Clear and Full Account of the ...

Robert Forsyth - Architecture - 1805
...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 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...
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General Biography: Or, Lives, Critical and Historical, of the Most ..., Volume 7

John Aikin - Biography - 1808
...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 admirable • logarithms. I hope to see him this summer, if it please God ; for I never saw a book which • pleastkl me better, and inade...
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The General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and Critical ...

Alexander Chalmers - Biography - 1815
...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 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...
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