## The Elements of Euclid, Viz: The Errors, by which Theon, Or Others, Have Long Ago Vitiated These Books, are Corrected; and Some of Euclid's Demonstrations are Restored. Also the Book of Euclid's Data, in Like Manner Corrected. the first six books, together with the eleventh and twelfth |

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CRITICAL AND GEOMETRICAL ; CONTAINING An account of those Things in

which this Edition differs from the

which have been made . As also Observations on some of the Propositions .

CRITICAL AND GEOMETRICAL ; CONTAINING An account of those Things in

which this Edition differs from the

**Greek**Text ; and the Reasons of the Alterationswhich have been made . As also Observations on some of the Propositions .

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... are parallels : Therefore ABCD is a parallelogram , and its ope posite Gides

are equal by 34. prop . B. 1 . PROP . VII . B. I. There are two cases of this

proposition , one of which is not in the

: And that ...

... are parallels : Therefore ABCD is a parallelogram , and its ope posite Gides

are equal by 34. prop . B. 1 . PROP . VII . B. I. There are two cases of this

proposition , one of which is not in the

**Greek**text , but is as neceffary as the other: And that ...

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B. I. Instead of this definition as it is in the

given from a property of a plane superficies , which is manifestly supposed in the

elements , viz . that a straight line drawn from any point in a plane to any other in

it ...

B. I. Instead of this definition as it is in the

**Greek**copies , a more distinct one isgiven from a property of a plane superficies , which is manifestly supposed in the

elements , viz . that a straight line drawn from any point in a plane to any other in

it ...

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... monstrations of the cases omitted are added ; Commandine and Clavius have

likewise given their demonftrations of these cases . PRO P. XIV . B. II . In the

demonstration of this , some

but if ...

... monstrations of the cases omitted are added ; Commandine and Clavius have

likewise given their demonftrations of these cases . PRO P. XIV . B. II . In the

demonstration of this , some

**Greek**editor has işe norantly inserted the words , “but if ...

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As it is much easier to imagine that two circles may touch one another within in

more points than one , upon the same fide , than upon oppofite fides ; the figure

of that case cught not to have been omirred ; but the construction in the

...

As it is much easier to imagine that two circles may touch one another within in

more points than one , upon the same fide , than upon oppofite fides ; the figure

of that case cught not to have been omirred ; but the construction in the

**Greek**text...

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