# The Edinburgh university calendar

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Page 165 - If a straight line touch a circle, and from the point of contact a straight line be drawn cutting the circle, the angles...
Page 165 - If two triangles have two angles of the one equal to two angles of the other, each to each, and one side equal to one side, viz.
Page 165 - AB be the given straight line ; it is required to divide it into two parts, so that the rectangle contained by the whole, and one of the parts, shall be equal to the square of the other part.
Page 196 - If two triangles have two sides of the one equal to two sides of the other, each to each, but the angle contained by the two sides of one of them greater than the angle contained by the two sides equal to them, of the other ; the base of that which has the greater angle, shall be greater than the base of the other. Let ABC, DEF be two triangles, which have the two sides AB, AC, equal to...
Page 190 - Ah ! gentle pair, ye little think how nigh Your change approaches, when all these delights Will vanish, and deliver ye to woe ; More woe, the more your taste is now of joy...
Page 197 - In any right-angled triangle, the square which is described upon the side subtending the right angle, is equal to the squares described upon the sides which contain the right angle.
Page 196 - If a straight line be divided into any two parts, the square on the whole line is equal to the squares on the two parts, together with twice the rectangle contained by the parts.
Page 33 - to fcike into consideration all questions affecting the wellbeing and prosperity of the University, and to make representations from time to time on such questions to the University Court, who shall consider the same, and return to the Council their deliverance thereon.
Page 197 - If two triangles have one angle of the one equal to one angle of the other and the sides about these equal angles proportional, the triangles are similar.
Page 134 - The Degree of Doctor of Medicine may be conferred on any candidate who has obtained the Degree of Bachelor of Medicine, and is of the age of twenty-four years, and...