He adds to the appearance of irregularity by experimenting
with a large number of lyric stanza forms--a different form, in fact, for nearly every poem.
Promptly appeared in the house a yard of dotted Swiss muslin, and Saxon was deep in experimenting
on patterns for herself, and in sorting her bits of laces for suitable trimmings.
My difficulty consists precisely in experimenting
practically with the various kinds.
I incline not to this irregular mode of experimenting
Carl Friedrich Gauss, one of the towering figures of 19th-century mathematics, habitually discovered new mathematical results by experimenting
with numbers and looking for patterns.