| Samuel Butler - 1774 - Liczba stron: 476
...pebble-ftones When he harangu'd, but known his phra(e, He would have us'd no other ways. In mathematies **he was greater Than Tycho Brahe, or Erra Pater: For he, by geometric** feale Could take the fize of pots of ale ; Refolve by fines and tangents, flraight, If bread or butter... | |
| 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,... | |
| Alexander Chalmers - 1810
...phrase, He would have us'd no other ways. In mathematics he was greater Than Tycho Brahc or Erra Pater 4; **ilius Italicus, though a worse writer, may more justly...admitted. I have chosen to write my poem in quatrains, ** or butter wanted weight ; And wisely tell, what hour o'th' day The clock docs strike, by algebra. Beside,... | |
| Samuel Butler - 1812 - Liczba stron: 410
...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 pots of ale ; Resolve by sines and tangents,** straight, If bread and butter wanted weight; And wisely tell what hour o' th' day 125 The clock does... | |
| Lord Alexander Fraser Tytler Woodhouselee - 1813 - Liczba stron: 436
...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 of ale ; Resolve by sines and tangents** straight If bread or butter wanted weight : And wisely tell what hour o'th' day The clock doth strike,... | |
| Alexander Chalmers - 1819
...pebble-stones When he harangued, but known his phrase, In mathematics he was greater Than Tycho Brahe or Fjra **Pater«; For he, by geometric scale, Could take the...; Resolve, by sines and tangents, strait, If bread** or butter wanted weight; And wisely tell, what hour o'th' day The clock does strike, by algebra. Beside,... | |
| Ezekiel Sanford - 1819
...known his 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...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 strike,... | |
| Samuel Butler, Ezekiel Sanford - 1819 - Liczba stron: 390
...known his phrase, 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...size of pots of ale ; Resolve by sines and tangents,** straight, If bread or butter wanted weight; And wisely tell what hour o' th' dayThe clock does strike,... | |
| James Gregory - 1819 - Liczba stron: 427
...Hudibras, that " In Mathematics he was greater " Than Tycho Brahe, or Erra Pater; . Let. 2 D " For be, **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... | |
| British poets - 1822
...mouth with pebble stones When he harangued, but known his phrase, He would have used no other ways. **In mathematics he was greater Than Tycho Brahe " or...size of pots of ale ; Resolve by sines and tangents,** straight, If bread or butter wanted weight ; And wisely tell what hour o' the' day The clock does strike,... | |
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