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.
sought includes all that gives certitude to the rules of arithmetic
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.
If it were so, the number of sides in a Circle would be a mere question of pedigree and arithmetic
, and the four hundred and ninety-seventh descendant of an Equilateral Triangle would necessarily be a Polygon with five hundred sides.
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?
Everything was as we have said, a question of arithmetic
to Cocles, and during twenty years he had always seen all payments made with such exactitude, that it seemed as impossible to him that the house should stop payment, as it would to a miller that the river that had so long turned his mill should cease to flow.
The good Chiron taught his pupils how to play upon the harp, and how to cure diseases, and how to use the sword and shield, together with various other branches of education, in which the lads of those days used to be instructed, instead of writing and arithmetic
Eudosia had interpolated the word "hundred," quite innocently, for, as usually happens with those to whom money is new, her imagination ran ahead of her arithmetic
When I've made up my mind that I can't afford to buy a tempting dog, I take no notice of him, because if he took a strong fancy to me and looked lovingly at me, the struggle between arithmetic
and inclination might become unpleasantly severe.
Monsieur, I have had many lessons both in grammar, history, geography, and arithmetic
As the boy was by nature quite shrewd enough, and had previously, at odd times, laid the foundations of reading, writing, and arithmetic
, he was soon conspicuous in the school for his learning.
Although the occurrence can easily be explained by arithmetic
, I still believe it to have been a miracle.