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Thomas Babington Macaulay (1800–59)

Edited by W. F. Bynum and Roy Porter

in Oxford Dictionary of Scientific Quotations

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780198614432
Published online January 2006 | e-ISBN: 9780191727771
Thomas Babington Macaulay  (1800–59)

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[I can] scarcely write upon mathematics or mathematicians. Oh for words to express my abomination of the science.

Lamenting mathematics

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