Elementary Arithmetic: With Brief Notices of Its History, Volumes 1-12

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Relfe bros., 1876 - Arithmetic

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Page 16 - N. by E. NNE NE by N. NE NE by E. ENE E. by N. East E. by S. ESE SE by E. SE SE by S.
Page 15 - JAMES, by the grace of God, king of England, France, and Ireland, defender of the faith; and of Scotland the seven and fortieth.
Page 10 - The logarithm of the product of two numbers is equal to the sum of the logarithms of the numbers.
Page 9 - By this weight all goods are sold except those named under troy weight. 27^ grains 1 drachm, 16 drachms 1 ounce. 16 ounces 1 pound. 28 pounds 1 quarter. 4 quarters 1 hundred weight. 20 hundredweight.
Page 17 - Well, well, is this their duty? Is this their office? Is this their calling? Should we have ministers of the church to be comptrollers of the mints? Is this a meet office for a priest that hath cure of souls? Is this his charge? I would here ask one question; I would fain know who controlleth the devil at home in his parish, while he controlleth the mint?
Page 13 - A number is divisible by 3 if the sum of its digits is divisible by 3.
Page 1 - ... and made like all other measures of a material of little or no value, it would not answer the purpose of an equivalent. And if it is made, in order to answer the purpose of an equivalent, of a material of value, subject to frequent variations, according to the price at which such material sells...
Page 10 - ... and so the realm destitute as well of counsel as of substance, to the final destruction of the same realm. And so the crown of England which hath been so free at all times, that it hath been in no earthly subjection, but immediately subject to God in all things touching the reality of the same crown, and to none other...
Page 10 - By which translations, (if they should be suffered,) the statutes of the realm should be defeated and made void, and his said liege sages of his Council without his assent, and against his will, carried away and gotten out of his realm, and the substance and treasure of the realm shall be carried away, and so the realm destitute as well of counsel as of substance, to the final destruction of the same realm. And so the crown of England...
Page 1 - Wherefore is it carried into the Tower and coined ? Not long after there will come a demand for bullion, to be exported again. If there is none, but all happens to be in coin, what then ? Melt it down again ; there's no loss in it, for the coining costs the owners nothing. Thus the nation hath been abused and made to pay for the twisting of straw for asses to eat.

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