Punch, 23 (1852), 137.
The Wisdom of Wisacres
Mathematics, Political Economy, Scientific Practitioners, Progress
Criticises a correspondent in The Times for poor mathematical arguments concerning taxation, and attacks mathematicians for having 'progressed so far in their own science' that they have lost sight of their ridiculous postulates.
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