Instructions Given in the Drawing School Established by the Dublin Society: Course of mathematicks. System of the physical world. System of the moral world. Plan of the military art. Plan of the marcantile arts. Plan of naval art. Plan of mechanic arts. The elements of Euclid
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ABCD Appulse arch Attraction Axis Bodies centrifugal Force centripetal Force chords circle Comet cone Consequently cylinder demonstrated described diagonal diameter Distance diurnal Motion draw the straight E C A U S E Earth Ecliptic equal Equator equiangular equimult equimultiples fame altitude fame manner fame multiple fame plane fame straight line fides figure Force given Gnomon Gravity heliocentric Hypothesis Jupiter Law of Kepler line A B magnitude Meridian Moon Motion Newton Nodes Number Observations opposite Orbit Parabola parallelepipeds parallelogram passes thro Perihelion pile Prep Preparation prism produced proportional PROPOSITION pyramid Quadratures Rays rectilineal Revolution Rgle right angles Saturn shewing sphere square straight line AC Sysigies Tangent THEOREM Thesis Tides triangle true Anomaly whence it follows Wherefore
Page 8 - Let it be granted that a straight line may be drawn from any one point to any other point.
Page 164 - When of the equimultiples of four magnitudes (taken as in the fifth definition), the multiple of the first is greater than that of the second, but the multiple of the third is not greater than the multiple of the fourth ; then the first is said to have to the second a greater ratio than the third magnitude has to the fourth : and, on the contrary, the third is said to have to the fourth a less ratio than the first has to the second. VIII. " Analogy, or proportion, is the similitude of ratios.
Page 165 - When four magnitudes are continual proportionals, the first is said to have to the fourth the triplicate ratio of that which it has to the second, and so on, quadruplicate, &c., increasing the denomination still by unity, in any number of proportionals.
Page 241 - The circumference of every circle is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees ; and each degree into 60 equal parts, called minutes ; and each minute into 60 equal parts, called seconds ; and these into thirds, etc.
Page xxviii - ... bodies that are within the sphere of their activity, and consequently, that not only the sun and moon have .an influence upon the body and motion of the earth, and the earth upon them, but that...
Page 165 - When three magnitudes are proportionals, the first is said to have to the third the duplicate ratio of that which it has to the second.
Page 226 - Equiangular parallelograms have to one another the ratio which is compounded of the ratios of their sides.
Page xiv - Oh! qui m'arrêtera sous vos sombres asiles? Quand pourront les neuf Sœurs, loin des cours et des villes, M'occuper tout entier, et m'apprendre des deux Les divers mouvements inconnus à nos yeux, Les noms et les vertus de ces clartés errantes Par qui sont nos destins et nos mœurs différentes.
Page xxviii - Now what these several degrees are I have not yet experimentally verified; but it is a notion which, if fully prosecuted, as it ought to be, will mightily assist the astronomers to reduce all the celestial motions to a certain rule, which I doubt will never be done true without it.