Tables and Tracts, Relative to Several Arts and Sciences

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A. Millar and T. Cadell, 1767 - Astronomy - 328 pages

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Page 180 - Seventy weeks are determined upon thy people and upon thy holy city, to finish the transgression, and to make an end of sins, and to make reconciliation for iniquity, and to bring in everlasting righteousness, and to seal up the vision and prophecy, and to anoint the most Holy.
Page 183 - Know, therefore, and understand, that from the going forth of the commandment to restore and to build Jerusalem unto the Messiah the prince, shall be seven weeks, and threescore and two weeks. The street shall be built again and the wall, even in troublous times. And after threescore and two weeks shall Messiah be cut off, but not for himself.
Page 275 - Produit by the Rate per Cent. Then cut off the two laft Figures to the Right Hand, a:id the reft you muft find in the Table.
Page 310 - ... are placed in 16 columns, which may be taken either horizontally or vertically. Their chief properties are as follow. 1. The sum of the 16 numbers in each column or row, vertical or horizontal, is 2056. 2. Every half column, vertical and horizontal, makes 1028, or just one half of the same sum 2056.
Page 314 - Observe, that there is not one of the numbers but what belongs at least to two of the circular spaces, some to three, some to four, some to five ; and yet they are all so placed as never to break the required number 360 in any of the 28 circular spaces within the primitive circle.
Page 296 - The spectrum, formed by a glass prism, being divided into 360 parts, it is found that the red occupies 45 of those parts, the orange 27, the yellow 48, the green 60, the blue 60, the indigo 40, and the violet 80...
Page 292 - Pre1 de S. Maur of the French Academy. This Gentleman, in order to ftrike a juft mean, takes three populous parifhes in the City of Paris, and fo many country Villages as furnifh him nearly an equal number of Lives: and his care and accuracy in that performance have been fuch as to merit the high approbation of the learned Editor. It was therefore propofed to add this Table to the reft; after having purged...
Page 183 - ... be with a flood, and unto the end of the war defolations are determined.
Page 74 - English, the reading of which is wholly neglected, or at least read to very little purpose, without any due observations made to them of the proper accent and manner of reading; by this means they have acquired such ill habits as will not easily be removed.
Page 292 - Hai/ey's numbers, falling between the two Extremes, feem to approach nearer to the general courfe of nature. And in Cafes of combined Lives, two or more of the Tables may perhaps be ufefully employed. Befides thefe, the celebrated Monfieur de Buffon -\- has lately given us a new Table, from the actual Obfervations of Monfieur du Pre1 de S.

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