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Search phrase: arithmetic

Plays

 6 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
CoriolanusCor III.i.244But now 'tis odds beyond arithmetic,But now 'tis oddes beyond Arithmetick,
CymbelineCym II.iv.142Spare your arithmetic, never count the turns:Spare your Arethmaticke,
HamletHam V.ii.114th' arithmetic of memory, and yet but yaw neither in
Romeo and JulietRJ III.i.102by the book of arithmetic! Why the devil came you betweenby the booke of Arithmeticke, why the deu'le came you betweene
Troilus and CressidaTC I.ii.114Indeed, a tapster's arithmetic may soon bringIndeed a Tapsters Arithmetique may soone bring
Troilus and CressidaTC III.iii.253no arithmetic but her brain to set down her reckoning;no Arithmatique but her braine to set downe her reckoning:

Glossary

 5 result(s).
account / accomptmake calculations, do arithmetic
arithmeticcalculation, computation, reckoning
arithmeticiantheoretician, academic
counter-caster[contemptuous] one who works things out with the help of counters, arithmetician
liberal artsthe trivium [grammar, logic, rhetoric] and quadrivium [arithmetic, geometry, music, astronomy]

Thesaurus

 3 result(s).
arithmeticliberal arts
arithmetic, doaccount / accompt
arithmetician counter-caster

Words Families

 2 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
ARITHMETICBASICarithmetic n, arithmetician n
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