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The furious Mob, whom Ignorance excites,
With Clubs and Staves my harmlefs Life pursue ; And, Strangers to true Rational Delights,
With unrelenting Breasts my Torments view. Nor only those, but fome there are who boast Of Birth and Education more refin'd
; Yet have all tender Sense of Piry loft,
And to encrease my Suff 'rings are inclin'd.
Such cruel Mis’ries as we undergo ;
And treat our nearet Kindred like our Foe.
Whilft we lie strugling in the Pangs of Death,
(6.) ENIGMA the 22d, by W. W. WHen
THen first this Earthly Ball was made,
And by th’ ALMIGHTY firmly laid i
But in what Land foc'er I be,
New Mathematical QUESTIONS
to be answer'd (1.) QUE S'T ION the 43d, bn R. P. TH HREE Merchants when returning home,
Each from a different Fair, By Accident to the fame Inn
For Lodgings did repair : Supper being ended, they began
To reckon up their Gains, Hoping they would fufficient be
To recompence their Pains ;
Two Thousand Crowns was found,
Circulate briskly round.
Of the First and the Second,
Substract from thence, I reckon
The Work precisely true,
And of the Third exact,
From the said Sum fubftract,
Shall be compleatly done,
* Three Hundred Forty One. (* viz. 341 Crowns.] I wish that fome ingenious Pen,
Would unto me explain,
( 2.) QUESTION the 44th, by G. Tr_t. FOUR Men, (viz.) A, B, C, D, have each a certain Number of Crowns unknown, the Crowns of
A, B, C,
A, B, C, multiply'd together, make 252 ; those of B, C, D, multiply'd tegerher, make 756 ; those of C, D, A, multiply'd together, make 336 ; and those of D, A, B, multiply'd together make, 432 ; Quere how many Crowns each Perfon had.
( 3.) QUESTION the 45th, by the same. AN unknown Sum of Money is to be divided a.
mongst an unknown Number of Men, if there had been two Men more, they would have had Ten Pounds a-piece lefs : But if there had been two fewer, they would have had Twenty Pounds a-piece more ; what was the sum of Money, and the Number of Men ?
(4) QU E STION the 45th, by S. D. PON a Friend's Request the other Day,
A Field * triangular I did Survey ;
(5.) QUESTION the 49th, by J. N. IN N the Triangle A, B, C, (Fig. 13.) there is given
the Side A C= 88, Chains, and the Side BC= 95. and the Side A B = 58. Now suppose the Side CA be produced to D, fo that AD = 10. Chains, and the Perpendicular D E being erected equal to so. . Chains, its required to draw from E, the Line ESP in fuch Sort, that the Triangle A B C may be to the Triangle A SP in the Ratio of 5 to 3.
(6.) QUESTION the 48th, by J. T. TWO Tyro's in the Mathematicks, late
Together had a very warm Debate,
Yet # As 3 to 20
Yet after long Engagement in Dispute,
(7.) QUESTION the 49th, by J. T.
BC, of which are produced towards H and G)
( 8.) QUESTION the soth, by J. T.
* In Aprih 'Twas in a Meadow green,
ts3 : 0 N.
( 9.). Q v E s TION the sift, by J. T.
Here is given the Height of a Parabolic Conoid cqual
to 30 Inches, and the Diameter of its Bafe 48 ? Required to project ibis Stereographically, and to folve it both 7'rigonometrically, and Algebraically.