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By Todhunter, I. (Isaac)

The beneficial reception which has been granted to my historical past of the Calculus of diversifications throughout the 19th Century has inspired me to adopt one other paintings of a similar type. the topic to which I now invite cognizance has excessive claims to attention because of the delicate difficulties which it includes, the precious contributions to research which it has produced, its vital sensible purposes, and the eminence of these who've cultivated it.

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