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E L E M ENTS
E U CL ID; With Select THEOREMS out of
ARCHIMEDES. By the Learned Andrew Tacquet,
To which are added, Practical COROLLARIES, Thewing the
Uses of many of the Propositions. The Whole abridg’d, and Publish'd in English, By WILLIAM WHIS TON, M. A Mr. Lucas's Professor of the Mathematicks in
the University of Cambridge.
LONDON: Printed for J. Senex in Fleetstreet, W. and J. Innys in St.
Paul's Church-Tard, and J. OSBORN and T. LONGMAN in Pater-Nofter-Row. MDCCXXVII.
T seem'd meet to me when I was about to set forth the Elements of the Mathematicks, to premise a few Things concerning the Rise
and Excellency of this Science, that its Candidates may understand what a Kind of Science it is to which they are about to dedicate themselves; and that it may be made manifest against those who flight those Things whereof they are ignorant, of how great Value and Dignity A 2