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Page 121 - The village master taught his little school: A man severe he was, and stern to view, I knew him well, and every truant knew; Well had the boding tremblers learned to trace The day's disasters in his morning face; Full well they laughed with counterfeited glee At all his jokes, for many a joke had he...

Page 128 - To a given straight line to apply a parallelogram, which shall be equal to a given triangle, and have one of its angles equal to a given rectilineal angle.

Page 129 - AB into two parts, so that the rectangle contained by the whole line and one of the parts, shall be equal to the square on the other part.

Page 132 - Similar polygons may be divided into the same number of similar triangles, having the same ratio to one another that the polygons have ; and the polygons have to one another the duplicate ratio of that which their homologous sides have.

Page 129 - Equiangular parallelograms have to one another the ratio which is compounded of the ratios of their sides.

Page 128 - If two triangles have two angles of the one, equal to two angles of the other, each to each, and one side equal to one side, viz. either the sides adjacent to the equal...

Page 117 - They heard, and were abashed, and up they sprung Upon the wing ; as when men wont to watch On duty, sleeping found by whom they dread, Rouse and bestir themselves ere well awake.

Page 117 - No flocks that range the valley free, To slaughter I condemn: Taught by that Power that pities me, I learn to pity them : "But from the mountain's grassy side A guiltless feast I bring; A scrip with herbs and fruits supplied, And water from the spring. "Then, pilgrim, turn, thy cares forego ; All earth-born cares are wrong; Man wants but little here below, Nor wants that little long.

Page 129 - If a straight line be divided into any two parts, the square on the whole line is equal to the squares on the two parts, together with twice the rectangle contained by the parts.

Page 129 - If, from the ends of the side of a triangle, there be drawn two straight lines to a point within the triangle, these shall be less than, the other two sides of the triangle, but shall contain a greater angle.