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" The power of dealing with numbers is a kind of "detached lever" arrangement, which may be put into a mighty poor watch. I suppose it is about as common as the power of moving the ears voluntarily, which is a moderately rare endowment. "
Ohio Educational Monthly - Page 316
1865
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The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine, Volume 50

Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew - 1857
...ciphering hand-organ has consoled me. I always fancy I can hear thewheels clicking in a calculator's brain. The power of dealing with numbers is a kind of ' detached...arrangement, which may be put into a mighty poor watch. I sup624 Editor's Table. [December, pose it is about as common as the power of moving the ears voluntarily,...
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The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine, Volume 50

Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew - 1857
...than any one of them. Sometimes I have been troubled that I bad not a deeper intuitive apprehension of the relation of numbers. But the triumph of the ciphering hand-organ has consoled me. I always fancy I can hear the wheels clicking in a calculator's brain. The power of dealing with numbers...
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The Autocrat of the Breakfast-table

Oliver Wendell Holmes - 1858 - 279 pages
...them. Sometimes I have been troubled that I had not a deeper intuitive apprehension of the relations of numbers. " But the triumph of the ciphering hand-organ has consoled me. I always fancy I can hear the -, wheels clicking in a calculator's brain. The power of dealing with...
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Many thoughts of many minds. Compiled by H. Southgate

Henry Southgate - 1862
...them. Sometimes I have been troubled that 1 had not a deeper intuitive apprehension of tho relations of numbers. But the triumph of the ciphering hand-organ has consoled me. 1 always fancy I can hear the wheels clicking in a calculator's brain. The power of dealing with numbers...
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Methodist Review, Volume 52

1870
...than any one of them. Sometimes I have been troubled that I had not a deeper intuitive apprehension of the relation of numbers. But the triumph of the ciphering...power of dealing with numbers is a kind of detached level arrangement, which may be put into a mighty poor watch. I suppose it is about as common as the...
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The Methodist Review, Volume 22; Volume 30; Volume 52

1870
...Sometimes I have been troubled that I had not a deeper intuitive apprehension of the relation of.numbers. But the triumph of the ciphering hand-organ has consoled...power of dealing with numbers is a kind of detached level arrangement, which may be put into a mighty poor watch. I suppose it is about as common as the...
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The autocrat of the breakfast table, with an intr. by G.A. Sala

Oliver Wendell Holmes - 1870
...them. Sometimes I have been troubled that I had not a deeper intuitive apprehension of the relations of numbers. But the triumph of the ciphering hand-organ has consoled me. I always fancy I can hear the wheels clicking in a calculator's brain. The power of dealing with numbers...
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Literature of the English Language: Comprising Representative Selections ...

Ephraim Hunt - 1872 - 640 pages
...them. Sometimes I have been troubled that I had not a deeper intuitive apprehension of the relations of numbers. But the triumph of the ciphering hand-organ has consoled me. I always fancy I ca.n hear the wheels clicking in a calculator's brain. The power of dealing with numbers...
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Standard Supplementary Readers

William Swinton, George Rhett Cathcart - 1880
...them. Sometimes I have been troubled that I had not a deeper intuitive apprehension of the relations of numbers. But the triumph of the ciphering hand-organ has consoled me. I always fancy I can hear the wheels clicking in a Calculator's brain. The power of dealing with numbers...
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Seven American Classics: Supplementary to Fifth Reader

William Swinton, George Rhett Cathcart - 1880 - 218 pages
...them. Sometimes I have been troubled that I had not a deeper intuitive apprehension of the relations of numbers. But the triumph of the ciphering hand-organ has consoled me. I always fancy I can hear the wheels clicking in a calculator's brain. The power of dealing with numbers...
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