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ELEMENTS

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EUCLID;

With Select THEOREMS out of ARCHIMEDES.

By the Learned ANDREW TACQUET.

To which are added,

Practical COROLLARIES, fhewing the Ufes of many of the Propofitions.

The Whole abridg'd, and Publifh'd in English, By WILLIAM WHISTON, M. A. Mr. Lucas's Profeffor of the Mathematicks in the University of Cambridge.

The THIRD EDITION,

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LONDON:

Printed for J. SENEX in Fleetftreet, W. and J. INNYS in St. ·Paul's Church-Yard, and J. OSBORN and T. LONGMAN in Pater-Nofter-Row, MDCCXXVII.

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T feem'd meet to me when I was about to fet forth the Elements of the Mathematicks, to premise a few Things concerning the Rife 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

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