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1831 March 17
Posology Morphoscopic
Measurative, how.</p>
when curves constitute the subject matter of investigation, <note>Subject matter curves
the plan of measuration
applied to
conic sections might
it not be to all others?
would not the plan of measuration protected
upon in the case of the Conic sections, and
in particular the parabola, be applicable in all the cases
of all other curves? and in particular of all those
which are on the same plan surface without changing
the surface so as to exhibit a solid, as in the
Archetypes of geometrical
curves the
paths of hearing
bodies.
Does not the curve
made the part of Conjectural
history?
Note that by spherical trigonometery are exhibited Curves from the
subject matter of
spherical trigonometry
the properties of the most simple of the four Conic Sup —
namely the circle.
.
Curves exemplified in the paths of the heavenly bodies
These might form the archetypes of so many geometrical curves
and of these it must be confessed that the varieties may be infinitely
not so say indefinitely numerous, nor can any of those by which
navigation may be influenced, be said to be useless.
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