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Seite lxxxvii - Mirifici Logarithmorum Canonis Descriptio ; ejusque usus in utraque Trigonometria, ut etiam in omni Logistica Mathematica, amplissimi, facillimi, et expeditissimi Explicatio.
Seite iii - Merchiston, son of the famous inventor of the logarithms, the person to whom the title of GREAT MAN is more justly due, than to any other whom his country ever produced.
Seite lxxxvi - 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.
Seite xcii - My lord, I have undertaken this long journey purposely to see your person, and to know by what engine of wit or ingenuity you came first to think of this most excellent help into astronomy, viz. the logarithms ; but, my lord, being by you found out, I wonder nobody else found it out before, when now known it is so easy.
Seite lxxvii - These Geneses really take Place in the Nature of Things, and are daily seen in the Motion of Bodies. And after this Manner the Ancients, by drawing moveable right Lines along immoveable right Lines, taught the Genesis of Rectangles.
Seite lii - Orkney ; the same who performed the marriage ceremony between Queen Mary and the Earl of Bothwell, and who afterwards anointed and crowned the infant James VI.
Seite liii - I out in continual reasoning against my said familiar, but also, from thenceforth, I determined with myself (by the assistance of God's Spirit) to employ my studie and diligence to search out the remanent mysteries of that holy book, — as to this houre (praised be the Lorde !) I have bin doing at al such times as conveniently I might have occasion.

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