Elements of Geometry and Trigonometry: With Notes; Translated from the French (Classic Reprint)

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This method seems to have been adopted to avoid the difficulty which beginners experience in' comprehending abstract propositions. But in avoiding this difficulty, and thus lessening, at first, the intellectual labour, the faculty of abstraction, which it is one of the peculiar objects of the study of Geometry to strengthen, remains, to a certain extent, unimproved.

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