## The measure of the circle, perfected in January, 1845 |

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The Measure of the Circle: Perfected in January, 1845 John Davis,John Davis (of Providence, R. I.) Uten tilgangsbegrensning - 1854 |

The measure of the circle: perfected in January, 1845 John Davis,John Davis (of Providence, R. I.) Uten tilgangsbegrensning - 1854 |

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Side 104 - Spirit is given to every man to profit withal ; for to one is given by the Spirit the word of wisdom, to another the word of knowledge by the same Spirit ; to another faith by the same Spirit, to another the gifts of healing by the same Spirit, to 'another the working of miracles, to another prophecy, to another discerning of spirits, to another divers kinds of tongues, to another the interpretation of tongues. But all these worketh that one and the self-same Spirit, dividing to every man severally...

Side 110 - Congress was also invested with the sole and exclusive right and power of regulating the alloy and value of coin struck by their own authority, or that of the United States; of fixing the standard of weights and measures throughout the United States...

Side 121 - ... .But this agreement can be obtained only by consultation and concert. It is, therefore, respectfully proposed, as the foundation of proceedings necessary for securing ultimately to the United States a system of weights and measures which shall be common to all civilized nations, that the President of the United States be requested to communicate, through the ministers of the United States, in France, Spain, and Great Britain, with the governments of those nations, upon the subject of weights...

Side 120 - This knowledge is ri vetted in the memory by the habitual application of it to the employments of men throughout life. Every individual, or at least every family, has the weights and measures used in the vicinity, and recognized by the custom of the place. To change all this at once, is to affect the well-being of every man, woman, and child, in the community. It enters every house, it cripples every hand.

Side 120 - Weights and measures may be ranked among the necessaries of life, to every individual of human society. They enter into the economical arrangements and daily concerns of every family. They are necessary to every occupation of human industry ; to the distribution and security of every species of property ; to every transaction of trade and commerce : to the labors of the husbandman ; to the...

Side 87 - But, beloved, be not ignorant of this one thing, that one day is with the Lord as a thousand years, and a thousand years as one day.

Side 71 - In a right triangle, the side opposite the right angle is called the hypotenuse and is the longest side.

Side 70 - The circumference of every circle is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees; and each degree into 60 minutes, each minute into 60 seconds, and so on. Hence a semicircle contains 180 degrees, and a quadrant 90 degrees.

Side 70 - Arch of a Circle contained between the two Lines which form the Angle, the angular Point being the Centre ; thus the Angle HCB. Fig. 7. is measured by the Arch BH ; and is said to contain so many Degrees as the Arch does.

Side 107 - When weights and measures present themselves to the contemplation of the legislator, and call for the interposition of law, the first and most prominent idea which occurs to him is that of uniformity: his first object is to embody them into a system, and his first wish, to reduce them to one universal common standard. His purposes are uniformity, permanency, universality; one standard to be the same for all persons and all purposes, and to continue the same forever.