London, in order to distinguish his own from any he might meet on the road, pulled three feathers out of the tail of each turkey, and one out of the tail of each goose ; and, upon counting them, found that the number of turkey's feathers exceeded twice... Treatise on the elements of algebra - Page 249by James Bryce - 1837Full view - About this book
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