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" Popular treatises are to Science what boats are to large ships ; they assist people in getting aboard ; but as no one would trust himself to a weak or inefficient boat, so no one ought to begin the study of Science with an imperfect guide. It sometimes... "
The Elements of Spherical Trigonometry - Page 1
by James Hann - 1849 - 68 pages
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 88

1848 - 662 pages
...weak or inefficient boat, so no one ought to begin the study of Science with an imperfect irunlf. li sometimes happens that popular treatises are made...very details which are most essential to be known: theystute results without going through the necessary processes by which thoa« rnulla are gained :...
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Rudiments of naval architecture; or, an exposition of the elementary ...

James Peake - 1849 - 160 pages
...size, a Series of original and useful Volumes, by the most esteemed writers, forming a Rudimentary Course for the easy comprehension of the leading principles...results are gained : they deal largely in facts, and leava principles untouched. The only method of avoiding this error is to confide to men, who are masters...
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Rudimentary Treatise on the Drainage of Districts and Lands

George Drysdale Dempsey - Drainage - 1849 - 156 pages
...begin the study of Science with an ft guide. It sometimes happens that popular treatises are made to easy by the omission of those very details which are most essential to own : they state results without going through the necessary processes jich those results are gained...
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Rudimentary treatise on the art of painting on glass, from the German

M A. Gessert - 1851 - 196 pages
...weak or inefficient loat, so no one ought to begin the study of Science with an imperfect guide. t sometimes happens that popular treatises are made to appear easy by the mission of those very details which are most essential to be known : they tate results without going...
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Dizionario italiano, inglese, francese: A consice dictionary of the Italian ...

Alfred Elwes - English language - 1856 - 298 pages
...imperfect guide. It sometimes happens that popular treatises are made to appear easy by the miission of those very details which are most essential to be known : they state •esulte without going through the necessary processes by which those results ire gained : they deal...
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British Textbook and School Apparatus Catalogs

South Kensington Museum - Publishers' catalogs - 1857 - 772 pages
...largo ships: they assist people in getting aboard. But as no one would Irust biin-clf to a «oak and inefficient boat, so no one ought to begin the study...be known: they state results without going through ttíe necessary processes by winch those results arc gained : they deal largely in facts, and leave...
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Nova-Scotia Considered as a Field for Emigration

Pierce Stevens Hamilton - Great Britain - 1858 - 146 pages
...large ships : they assist people in getting aboard. But as no one would trust himself to a weak and inefficient boat, so no one ought to begin the study...the necessary processes by which those results are gaine 1 : they deal largely in facts, and leave principles untouched. The only method of avoiding this...
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An Elementary Treatise on the Combustion of Coal and the Prevention of Smoke ...

Charles Wye Williams - Coal - 1858 - 354 pages
...large ships : they assist people in getting aboard. But as no one would trust himself to a weak and inefficient boat, so no one ought to begin the study...of those very details which are most essential to bo known : theystate results without going through the necessary processes by which those results are...
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An elementary treatise on the combustion of coal and the prevention of smoke

Charles Wye Williams - 1858 - 342 pages
...large ships : they assist people in getting aboard. But as no one would trust himself to a weak and inefficient boat, so no one ought to begin the study...treatises are made to appear easy by the omission of these very details which are most essential to be known : they state results without going through...
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The Iliad, with Engl. notes by T.H.L. Leary, Part 4

Homerus - 1859 - 196 pages
...imperfect guide. - It sometimes happens that popular treatises are made to appear easy by the emission of those very details which are most essential to be known : they state resulte without going through the necessary processes by which those results are gained : they deal...
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