These two dimensions enable you to obtain by a simple calculation
the surface and cubic contents of the Nautilus.
The very accident against which it had been the captain's chief anxiety to guard -- the accident which had just taken place in spite of him -- was, of all the events that could have happened, the one event which falsified every previous calculation
, by directly forwarding the main purpose of the conspiracy
It is for that reason I am delighted to see you," continued the abbe, "although you have disturbed me in a most important calculation
, which, if it succeeded, would possibly change Newton's system.
The poor girl had not entered into any calculation
of the expense of lodgings, of fuel, of clothes, of health impaired, and as for any resources for illness or accidents, she was totally without them.
Without presuming to offer so simple a remedy to the consideration of so profound a professor of the great healing art, he would venture to inquire whether the strain, being by way of intricate calculations, the spirits might not (humanly speaking) be restored to their tone by a gentle and yet generous stimulant?
It was one of those happy strokes of calculation and combination, the result of which it was difficult to estimate.
True, chairs were provided around the tables, but few players made use of them--more especially if there was a large attendance of the general public; since to stand allowed of a closer approach; and, therefore, of greater facilities for calculation and staking.
Being well-known to the attendants, she always had a seat provided for her; and, taking some gold and a few thousand-franc notes out of her pocket--would begin quietly, coldly, and after much calculation, to stake, and mark down the figures in pencil on a paper, as though striving to work out a system according to which, at given moments, the odds might group themselves.
From my gains in that business I can pay for the Presidency, which at $50,000 a year will give me in four years - " but it took him so long to make the calculation
that the bill to subsidise cat-ranches passed without his vote, and he was compelled to return to his constituents an honest man, tormented with a clean conscience.
Yes, I said, and in these perplexities the soul naturally summons to her aid calculation and intelligence, that she may see whether the several objects announced to her are one or two.
And all arithmetic and calculation have to do with number?
And have you further observed, that those who have a natural talent for calculation are generally quick at every other kind of knowledge; and even the dull if they have had an arithmetical training, although they may derive no other advantage from it, always become much quicker than they would otherwise have been.
Yes, I said, but for that purpose a very little of either geometry or calculation will be enough; the question relates rather to the greater and more advanced part of geometry--whether that tends in any degree to make more easy the vision of the idea of good; and thither, as I was saying, all things tend which compel the soul to turn her gaze towards that place, where is the full perfection of being, which she ought, by all means, to behold.
Constitutions of civil government are not to be framed upon a calculation
of existing exigencies, but upon a combination of these with the probable exigencies of ages, according to the natural and tried course of human affairs.
Pierre heard it plainly, but at that moment he remembered that he had not yet finished reckoning up how many stages still remained to Smolensk- a calculation
he had begun before the marshal went by.