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" ... the stranger; but from your known acquaintance with the late Dr. B — , and for the purpose of deciding a bet, I have taken the liberty of inquiring whether I am right in saying that that individual left five hundred pounds to each of his nieces?'... "
Glasgow and Its Clubs: Or, Glimpses of the Condition, Manners, Characters ... - Page 21
by John Strang - 1856 - 599 pages
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 37

1856
...individual left five hundred pounds to each of his nieces?' 'Precisely !' replied ,the professor — '573!' 'And there were only four nieces, were there not ?'...step, and cried after him, ' No, sir, four, to be sure— 574 !' The gentleman was still further convinced of the mathematician's madness, and hurried...
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The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 37

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell - 1856
...individual left five hundred pounds to each of his nieces ?' ' Precisely !' replied the professor — '573!' 'And there were only four nieces, were there not?'...step, and cried after him, ' No, sir, four, to be sure — 574 !' The gentleman was still further convinced of the mathematician's madness, and hurried...
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The Criterion; art, science and literature

1856
...nieces ? ' — ' Precisely,' replied the Professor — ' 5731 ' — ' And there were only four nie es, were there not ? ' rejoined the querist. — ' Exactly,'...at the Professor, as if he were mad, and muttering sarcas tically ' 573! ' made a hasty obeisance, and passed on. The Professor, seeing the stranger's...
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The Dublin University Magazine, Volume 54

1859
...individual left five hundred pounds to each of his nieces?' 'Precisely!' replied the Professor— ' 573 1* ' And there were only four nieces, were there not?'...if he were mad, and muttering sarcastically ' 573 1' made a hasty obeisance and passed on. The Professor, seeing the stranger's mistake, hastily advanced...
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Glasghu facies : a view of the city of Glasgow; or, An account og its origin ...

John M'Ure - 1872
...that Individual left £500 to each of his Nieces?" "Precisely!" replied the Professor — "573." " And there were only four Nieces, were there not ?...another step, and cried after him, " No, Sir, four to be sure — 574 ! " The Gentleman was still further convinced of the Mathematician's madness, and hurried...
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The book of Scottish anecdote, collected and ed. by A. Hislop

Alexander Hislop (publisher) - 1874
...left five hundred pounds to each of his nieces ? ' " ' Precisely ! ' replied the professor -'573!' " ' And there were only four nieces, were there not ?...' Exactly ! ' said the mathematician ; '573!'"— Dr Strong. A THOROUGH SCOT. August 18. 1 790. Died at London. Mr John Stalker, of the Half-moon publichouse,...
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Popular Traditions of Glasgow: Historical, Legendary and Biographical

Andrew Wallace - 1889 - 272 pages
...that that individual left £500 to each of his nieces?' 'Precisely,' replied the Professor — '573.' 'And there were only four nieces, were there not ?...another step, and cried after him, 'No, sir, four to be sure — 574!' The gentleman was still further convinced of the mathematician's madness, and hurried...
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