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Whenever I meet in Laplace with the words 'Thus it plainly appears', I am sure that hours and perhaps days, of hard study will alone enable me to discover how it plainly appears.
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There are more ways of killing a cat than drowning it in butter; but this is the sort of thing (as the proverb indicates) we overlook: there are more ways of outraging speech than contradiction merely.
J. L. Austin
March 26, 1773
March 16, 1838
Nathaniel Bowditch was an early American mathematician remembered for his work on ocean navigation.
Bowditch's American Practical Navigator (1802)
The Complete Nautical Dictionary
Suffolk Surnames Volume
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