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" A CENTURY OF THE NAMES AND SCANTLINGS OF SUCH INVENTIONS, as at present I can call to mind to have tried and perfected... "
Recreations in mathematics and natural philosophy, recomposed by m. Montucla ... - Page 254
by Jacques Ozanam - 1840
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Anecdotes of Some Distingushed Persons: Chiefly of the Present and ..., Volume 4

William Seward - 1796 - 560 pages
...feems to have been no lefs dirfinguifhed for the ingenuity of his mind than for his cour;i;;e. He wrote a little book entitled, ** A Century of the Names and Scantlings of fuch "• Inventions as at prefcnt I can call to mind to " have tric-d and perfected, which (my former...
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Anecdotes of Some Distinguished Persons: Chiefly of the Present ..., Volume 4

William Seward - 1796 - 830 pages
...fcems to have been no left ;Minguifhed for the ingenuity of his mind than for his courage. He wrote a little book entitled, " A Century of the Names and Scantlings of fuch ** Inventions as at prefent I can call to mind to " have tried and perfedted, which (my former...
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Recreations in Mathematics and Natural Philosophy ...

Jacques Ozanam - 1803 - 596 pages
...marquis of Worcester, in the year 1655. And an account of it was printed in a little book, intitled, A Century of the Names and Scantlings of such Inventions...describes the invention in the following words—" Aa But although the above description is a distinct and intelligible one, of the manner of applying...
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A Catalogue of the Royal and Noble Authors of England, Scotland, and Ireland ...

Horace Walpole - 1806 - 434 pages
...long survive that aera, dying in 1667, after he had published the following amazing piece of folly: " A Century of the Names and Scantlings of such Inventions, as at present I can call to mind to have tried and perfected, which (my former Notes being lost) I have, at the Instance of a powerful...
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The Harleian miscellany; or, A collection of ... pamphlets and ..., Volume 6

Harleian miscellany - 1808 - 588 pages
...sold in PopeVhead Alloy, and at the Exchange, 1655. Quarto, containing twenty-two pages - - - - 390 A Century of the Names and Scantlings of such Inventions, as at present I can call to Mind to have tried and perfected, which, my former Notes being lost, I have, at the Instance of a powerful...
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The Harleian Miscellany, Or, A Collection of Scarce, Curious, and ..., Volume 6

William Oldys, John Malham - 1810 - 574 pages
...sold in Pope.Vhead Alley, and at the Exchange, 1655. Quarto, containing twenty-two pages - - - -390 A Century of the Names and Scantlings of such Inventions, as at present I can call to Mind to have tried and perfected, which, my former Notes being lost, I have, at the Instance of a powerful...
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Contains the blood royal, and part of the dukes

Arthur Collins, Sir Egerton Brydges - 1812 - 604 pages
...it to his majesty; and accordingly the patent was delivered up. • His Lordship was the author of A Century of the Names and Scantlings of such Inventions, as at present I can call to mind to have tried and perfected, which (my former notes leing lost) I have, at the instance of a powerful...
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Peerage of England. ...

Arthur Collins - 1812 - 604 pages
...deliver it to his majesty; and accordingly the patent was delivered up. His Lordship was the author of A Century of the Names and Scantlings of such Inventions, as at present I can call to mind to have tried and perfected, which (my former notes being lost) I have, at the instance of a powerful...
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The Beauties of England and Wales, Or, Delineations ..., Volume 15, Issue 2

John Britton, Edward Wedlake Brayley, Joseph Nightingale, James Norris Brewer, John Evans, John Hodgson, Francis Charles Laird, Frederic Shoberl, John Bigland, Thomas Rees - 1814 - 872 pages
...merit. He died soon after the Restoration, in 1667, after he had published an amazing piece of folly, " a Century of the names and scantlings of such inventions as at present I can call to mind to have tried and perfected (my former notes being lost.") Among other silly things, this taught "...
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A Thousand Notable Things on Various Subjects: Disclosed from the Secrets of ...

Thomas Lupton - 1815 - 262 pages
...EMIGRATION OF BRITISH BIRDS. JC. ontion : PRINTED FOR WALKER, EDWARDS, AND REYNOLDS, PATERNOSTER ROW. < . A CENTURY of THE NAMES AND SCANTLINGS •OF SUCH INVENTIONS, As at present I can call to mind to have tried and perfected . which, my former Notes being lost, I have, at the Instance of a powerful...
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