In Mathematics he was greater Than Tycho Brahe. or Erra Pater: For he, by geometric scale, Could take the size of pots of ale; Resolve, by sines and tangents straight, If bread or butter wanted weight; And wisely tell what hour o' th' day The clock does... Poetical Works: With the Life of the Author - Página 17de Samuel Butler, Samuel Johnson - 1807Visualização completa - Sobre este livro
| Samuel Butler, Thomas Park - 1808
...ways. In mathematics he was greater Than Tycho Brahe13 or Erra Pater; For he, by geometric scale, Conld **take the size of pots of ale; Resolve by sines and tangents, straight, If bread or** bntter wanted weight ; And wisely tell what honr o' th' day The clock does strike, by Algebra. Beside,... | |
| Alexander Chalmers - 1810
...phrase, He would have us'd no other ways. In mathematics he was greater Than Tycho Brahc or Erra Pater 4; **For he, by geometric scale, Could take the size of pots of ale ; Resolve, by sines and tangents,** strait, If bread or butter wanted weight ; And wisely tell, what hour o'th' day The clock docs strike,... | |
| Samuel Butler - 1809 - 336 páginas
...scale, Could take the size of pots of ale; Resolve, hy sines and tangents, straight, If hread or hutter **wanted weight; And wisely tell what hour o' th' day The clock does strike,** hy algehra. Beside, he was a shrewd Philosopher, And had read ev'ry^text and gloss over : Whale'er... | |
| Samuel Butler - 1812 - 410 páginas
...would have us'd no other ways. In mathematics he was greater Than Tycho Brahe, or Erra Pater : 120 **For he, by geometric scale, Could take the size of...Resolve by sines and tangents, straight, If bread** and butter wanted weight; And wisely tell what hour o' th' day 125 The clock does strike, by algebra.... | |
| Lord Alexander Fraser Tytler Woodhouselee - 1813 - 436 páginas
...wit of the following passage is completely transfused, perhaps even heightened in the translation : **For he by geometric scale Could take the size of pots...or butter wanted weight : And wisely tell what hour** o'th' day The clock doth strike, by algebra. En geometre raffine Un pot de bierre il cut jaugé ; Par... | |
| James Gregory - 1819 - 427 páginas
...Hudibras, that " In Mathematics he was greater " Than Tycho Brahe, or Erra Pater; . Let. 2 D " For be, **by geometric scale, •. , ««• Could take the...o' th' day, " The clock does strike, by Algebra."** Now, though I mean not to affirm, that you have attained the same high eminence with this gentleman,... | |
| Samuel Butler, Ezekiel Sanford - 1819 - 390 páginas
...He would have us'd no other ways. In mathematics he was greater Than Tycho Brahe-j- or Erra Pater ; **For he, by geometric scale, Could take the size of...butter wanted weight; And wisely tell what hour o' th'** dayThe clock does strike, by Algebra. Beside he was a shrewd philosopher, And had read ev'ry text and... | |
| Ezekiel Sanford - 1819
...phrase, He would have us'd no other ways. In mathematics he was greater Than Tycho Brahef or Erra Pater; **For he, by geometric scale, Could take the size of...pots of ale; Resolve by sines and tangents, straight,** It' bread or butter wanted weight; And wisely tell what hour o' th' day The clock does strike, by Algebra.... | |
| Samuel Butler - 1819
...Resolve by sines and tangents, straight, If bread and butter wanted weight ; And wisely tell what hoyr **o' th' day The clock does strike, by algebra, Beside, he was a** shrewM philosopher, And had read ev'ry text and gloss over ; Whate'er the crabbed'st author hath, He... | |
| Samuel Butler - 1822 - 494 páginas
...wo.uld have us'd no other ways. In mathematics he was greater Than Tycho Brahe, or Erra Pater : 120 **For he, by geometric scale, Could take the size of...wanted weight ; And wisely tell what hour o' th' day** 125 The clock does strike, by algebra. N Beside, he was a shrewd philosopher, And had read ev'ry text... | |
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