And all arithmetic and calculation have to do with number?
Then this is a kind of knowledge which legislation may fitly prescribe; and we must endeavour to persuade those who are prescribe to be the principal men of our State to go and learn arithmetic, not as amateurs, but they must carry on the study until they see the nature of numbers with the mind only; nor again, like merchants or retail-traders, with a view to buying or selling, but for the sake of their military use, and of the soul herself; and because this will be the easiest way for her to pass from becoming to truth and being.
I mean, as I was saying, that arithmetic has a very great and elevating effect, compelling the soul to reason about abstract number, and rebelling against the introduction of visible or tangible objects into the argument.
And, for all these reasons, arithmetic is a kind of knowledge in which the best natures should be trained, and which must not be given up.
As Rose stood by him watching the ease with which he quickly brought order out of chaos, she privately resolved to hunt up her old arithmetic and perfect herself in the four first rules, with a good tug at fractions, before she read any more fairy tales.
Navigation, geography, grammar, arithmetic, and keeping my temper.
Judy isn't a good reader and she can't spell AT ALL, but you can't stick her in arithmetic as far as she went herself.
I hate arithmetic, but I am PASSIONATELY fond of geography.
She read with Dick Carter and Living Perkins, who were fitting for the academy; recited arithmetic
with lisping little Thuthan Thimpthon; geography with Emma Jane Perkins, and grammar after school hours to Miss Dearborn alone.
Monsieur, I have had many lessons both in grammar, history, geography, and arithmetic
She helped him with his English, corrected his pronunciation, and started him on arithmetic.
Butler," she said one afternoon, when grammar and arithmetic and poetry had been put aside.
When applied to this object, the saying is as just as it is witty, that, "in political arithmetic
, two and two do not always make four.
but what do I care for the laws of nature and arithmetic
, when, for some reason I dislike those laws and the fact that twice two makes four?
, of which the quadratic and harmonic arithmetic
are special cases for p = 2 and p = -1, respectively.