The Diarian Repository: Or, Mathematical Register Containing a Complete Collection of All the Mathematical Questions which Have Been Published in The Ladies' Diary from the Commencement of that Work in 1704 to the Year 1760 : Together with Their Solutions Fully Investigated, According to the Latest Improvements : the Whole Designed as an Easy and Familiar Praxis for Young Students in Mathematical and Philosophical Learning

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G. Robinson, 1774 - 715 σελίδες
 

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Σελίδα 3 - When first the marriage knot was tied Betwixt my wife and me, My age did hers as far exceed As three times three does three ; But when ten years and half ten years We man and wife had been, Her age came up as near to mine As eight is to sixteen. Now tell me, I pray, What were our ages on the wedding-day...
Σελίδα 150 - ... pomegranate glows, The branch here bends beneath the weighty pear, And verdant olives flourish round the year. The balmy spirit of the western gale Eternal breathes on fruits untaught to fail : Each dropping pear a following pear supplies, On apples apples, figs on figs arise : The same mild season gives the blooms to blow, The buds to harden, and the fruits to grow.
Σελίδα 150 - This through the gardens leads its streams around, Visits each plant, and waters all the ground: While that in pipes beneath the palace flows, And thence its current on the town bestows ; To various use their various streams they bring, The people one, and one supplies the king...
Σελίδα 42 - To be 100 feet from th' top to th' ground ; Against the wall a ladder stood upright, Of the same length the castle was in height : •A. waggish youngster did the ladder slide (The bottom of it) 10 feet from the side ; ' Now I would know how far the top did fall, By pulling out the ladder from the wall t A 6 ini nearly 26.
Σελίδα 230 - Others to tread the liquid harvest join, The groaning presses foam with floods of wine. Here are the vines in early flower descried, Here grapes discolour'd on the sunny side, And there in autumn's richest purple dyed. Beds of all various herbs, for ever green, In beauteous order terminate the scene.
Σελίδα 192 - For, as the dittance between the fun and earth, and the quantity of matter in the earth, is to ten pounds, fo is the diftance of Jupiter, and quantity of matter, to the weight ten pounds would weigh on his furface; and fo for the red.
Σελίδα 65 - I would not ftir that night, Nor reft content, until I'd found Its height exact from off the ground : But when thefe words I juft had fpoke, A blaft of wind the maypole broke ; Whofe broken piece I found to be Exact in length yards...
Σελίδα 273 - Tho(e wonders, which to fenfe the gods deny : How in the moon fuch change of fhapes is found, The moon, the changing world's eternal bound; What fhakes the folid earth, what ftrong difeafe Dares trouble the firm centre's ancient eafe; What makes the fea retreat, and what advance " (Varieties too regular for chance);" What drives the chariot on of winter's light, And ftops the lazy waggon of the night.
Σελίδα 472 - That all the powder of the charge is fired, and converted into an elastic fluid, before the bullet is sensibly moved from its place.
Σελίδα 359 - Catriin, and Anna : but I forgot the name of each man's wife. They told me they had been at market to buy hogs ; each person bought as many hogs as they gave shillings for...

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