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" ... times, exercife his mind in obferving the connection of ideas, and follow them in train. Nothing does this better than mathematics, which therefore, I think, fhould be taught all thofe who have the time and opportunity, not fo much to make them mathematicians,... "
Sir Isaac Newton's Two Treatises: Of the Quadrature of Curves and Analysis ... - Page viii
by Sir Isaac Newton - 1745 - 479 pages
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Posthumous Works of Mr. John Locke ...

John Locke - Commonplace-books - 1706 - 336 pages
...you muft ufe him to it betimes, exercife his Mind in obfervingthe Connection of Ideas and followr ing them in train, Nothing does this better than Mathematicks...much to make them Mathematicians, as to make them reafonabje Creatures ^ for though we all call our felves fo, becaufe we1 are born to it if we pleafe,...
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An Essay Upon Study: Wherein Directions are Given for the Due Conduct ...

John Clarke - Best books - 1731 - 350 pages
...following them in Train. Nothjng ' does this better than Mathematicks, * which therefore, I think, mould be * taught all thofe who have the time ' and opportunity, not fo much tb ' make them Mathematicians, as to ' make them Reafonable Creatures. ' For tho' we all call our felves...
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Miscellaneæ curiosæ [afterw.] Miscellanea curiosa: or, Entertainments for ...

Thomas Gent - 1734
...LOCKE, did not without Reafonfay, That he could wiih Pcrfons were more generally acquainted with 'em, not fo much to make them Mathematicians, as to make them reafonable Creatures. Various and great are the Advantages which accrue te Mankind from this Science. Ope (not the leafl)...
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The Elements of Logick: In Four Books ... Design'd Particularly for Young ...

William Duncan - Logic - 1748 - 363 pages
...following them in train. " Nothing does this better than Mathematicks, " which there fore I think ihould be taught all thofe, '* who have the Time and Opportunity,...";-much to make them Mathematicians, as to make " them reafonablc Creatures^ for though we all " call ourfelves fo, becaufe we are born to it, if we " pleafej...
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Miscellanea Curiosa Mathematica: Or, The Literary Correspondence ..., Volume 1

Francis Holliday - Mathematics - 1749 - 316 pages
...Nothing does this better than mathematics, which therefore, I diink, mould be taught all thofe who have time and opportunity ; not fo much to make them mathematicians, as to make them reafonable creatures. I have mentioned mathematics as a way to fettle in the mind a habit of reafoning clofely, and in train...
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The Preceptor: Containing a General Course of Education. Wherein ..., Volume 2

Robert Dodsley - Education - 1758
...Ideas, and following them in train. " Nothing does this better than Mathematics, which therc*' fore I think fhould be taught all thofe, who have the Time *' and Opportunity, not fo much to make them Mathema*' ticians, as to make them rcafonab'e Creatures; for thouch we " ail call ouifelvcs fo, becaufe...
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The preceptor: containing a general course of education [ed. by R. Dodsley].

Preceptor - 1758
...Ideas, and following them in train. " Nothing does this better than Mathematics, which there*' fore I think fhould be taught all thofe, who have the Time " and Opportunity, not fo mucli to make them, Mathema" ticians, as to make them reafonable Creatures ; for though we *' all call...
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A New Introduction to the Mathematicks: Being Essays on Vulgar and Decimal ...

Benjamin Donne - Algebra - 1758 - 372 pages
...does " this better than Mathematics; whiph theiefore I think ihould " be taught all thofe, who have Time an,d Opportunity ; not fo " much to make them Mathematicians, as to make them reafona" ble Creatures ; for though we all call ou.felves fo, becaufe we " are born to it, if we pleafe...
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The elements of logick

William Duncan - 1759
...Ideas, and following them in train.. u Nothingt dbes this better than- Mathematicks;. " which therefor* I think fhould be taught all thofe,. ** who have the Time and Opportunity,, not fot " much to make them Mathematicians, as to make " them, reafonable Creatures; for though we all...
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The Elements of Logic: In Four Books ...

William Duncan - Logic - 1770 - 370 pages
...Connection of Ideas, and following them in " train.. Nothing does this better than Mathe« maticks ; which, therefore I think fhould be " taught all thofe,. who have the Time and Op«' portunity, not fo much to make them Mathe-«' maticians, as to make them reafonable Crea««...
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