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  • Because the Greek imagination in science was typically theoretical in temper rather than given to contriving machinery, there was something abortive, or at least markedly premature, in the discoveries of an Archi - medes and in the inventions of a Heron of Alexandria, each of whom exhibited in his way a strong techno - mechanical bent.

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas ARAM VARTANIAN 1968

  • Archimedes, and tried to do for Dynamics what Archi - medes had done for Statics.


  • This from the single-handed conqueror of Borthu, Dio - medes, and t'Kela!

    Trader To The Stars Anderson, Poul, 1926-2001 1964

  • _Stop up your streames (my lads) the medes haue drunk ther fill.

    The Arte of English Poesie George Puttenham

  • And þe cheorl beo in fryþ. his sedes to sowen. his medes to mowen.

    Selections from early Middle English, 1130-1250 Part I: Texts Joseph Hall

  • Stop up your streams (my lads) the medes haue drunk ther fill.

    The Arte of English Poesie 1569

  • The burning glasses of Archi* medes were probably concave mirrors of large diameter made either of separate pieces of glass, rock crystal, or polished metal.

    The Introductory Lecture of Thomas Cooper, Esq. Thomas Cooper 1812

  • If you receive this penfion for affembling in your houfe the fwarm of proftitutes and gany - medes who daily do you the honour of a vifit, I can anfwcr for you, M. de Scptenville, that you fulfil moft perfeftly the intentions of yourpatr H C "4 3

    The Livre Rouge, Or, Red Book: Being a List of Secret Pensions, Paid Out of ... 1790


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