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" Yet Archimedes had such a depth of understanding, such a dignity of sentiment, and so copious a fund of mathematical knowledge, that, though in the invention of these machines he gained the reputation of a man endowed with divine rather than human knowledge,... "
A General History of Mathematics from the Earliest Times to the Middle of ... - Page 61
by Charles Bossut - 1803 - 540 pages
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Plutarch's Lives,: Translated from the Original Greek, with Notes ..., Volume 2

Plutarch - 1770 - 518 pages
...fentiment, and fo copious a fund of mathematical knowledge, that, though in the invention of thefe machines he gained the reputation of a man endowed...with divine rather than human knowledge, yet he did not vouchfafe to leave any account of them in writing. For he confidered all attention to Mechanics,...
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Plutarch's Lives: Translated from the Original Greek, with Notes ..., Volume 2

Plutarch, John Langhorne, William Langhorne - 1794 - 404 pages
...fentiment, and fo copious a fund of mathematical knowledge, that though in the invention of thefe mschines he gained the reputation of a man endowed with divine rather than human knowledge, yet he did not vouchfafe to leave any account of them in writing. For he confidered all attention to mechanies,...
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General biography; or, Lives, critical and historical, of the most ..., Volume 1

John Aikin - 1799 - 790 pages
...which are now lost : but Plutarch expressly says, (Vit. Marcelli) that, " though in the invention of machines he gained the reputation of a man endowed with divine rather than human knowledge, he did not leave any account of them in writing." Various editions have appeared both of distinct parts...
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Plutarch's Lives, Volume 2

Plutarch - 1804 - 412 pages
...of fentiment, andfo copious a fund of mathematical knowledge, that, though in the invention of thefe machines he gained the reputation of a man endowed...with divine rather than human knowledge, yet he did not vouchfafe to leave any accountof them in writing. For heconfidered all attention tomecbanics, and...
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Lives, Translated from the Greek, with Notes Critical and ..., Volume 3

Plutarch - 1808 - 342 pages
...of fentiment, and fo copious a fund of mathematical knowledge, that though in the invention of thefe machines he gained the reputation of a man endowed with divine rather than hflman knowledge, yet he did not vouchfafe to leave any account of them in writing ; for he confidered...
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Plutarch's Lives, tr. by J. and W. Langhorne, Volumes 3-4

Plutarchus - 1810 - 746 pages
...Archimedes however had such a depth of understanding, such a dignity of sentiment, and so copious a fund »f mathematical knowledge, that though in the invention...man endowed with divine rather than human knowledge, he yet did not vouchsafe to leave any account of them in writing. For he considered all attention to...
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Plutarch's Lives: Translated from the Original Greek, Volume 3

Plutarch - 1811 - 352 pages
...by assault, and leaving the matter to time, converted the siege into a blockade. Archimedes however had such a depth of understanding, such a dignity...man endowed with divine rather than human knowledge, he yet did not vouchsafe to leave any account of them in writing. For he considered all attention to...
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Plutarch's Lives, Volume 3

Plutarch - 1816 - 314 pages
...eighth book of Polybius, Whence Plutarch may have copied his allusion.* VOL. in. L Archimedes however had such a depth of understanding, such a dignity...man endowed with divine rather than human knowledge, he yet did not rouchsafe to leave any account of them in writing. For be considered all attention to...
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Plutarch's Lives, Volume 3

Plutarch - 1821 - 378 pages
...thoughts of proceeding by assault, and leaving the matter to time, turned the siege into a blockade. Yet Archimedes had such a depth of understanding,...with divine rather than human knowledge, yet he did not vouchsafe to leave any account of them in writing. For he considered all attention to mechanics,...
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Plutarch's Lives, Volume 2

Plutarch - 1822 - 504 pages
...time, turned the sieged into a blockade. Yet Archimedes had such a depth of understanding, such :i dignity of sentiment, and so copious a fund of mathematical...with divine, rather than human knowledge, yet he did not vouchsafe to leave any account ot them in writing; for he considered all attention to mechanu:it,...
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