
“
Broadly,
they
could
be
divided
into
four
classes
topography,
trigonometry
naval
construction
and
drawing.
”
– The Secrets of the German War Office by Dr. Armgaard Karl Graves

“
Haliburton,
not
strong
in
spherical
trigonometry
looked
out
logarithms
for
me
till
breakfast,
and,
as
soon
as
it
would
do,
went
over
to
Mrs.
Bowdoin,
to
borrow
her
telescope,
ours
being
left
at
No.
9.
Mrs.
Bowdoin
was
kind,
as
she
always
was,
and
at
noon
Haliburton
appeared
in
triumph
with
the
boxes
on
P.
Nolan's
job
wagon.
”
– TheBrickMoonandOtherStories by Hale, Edward Everett

“
This
was
written
for
the
Encyclopaedia
Metropolitana
about
1825,
and
was
published
as
a
separate
book
in
1855
under
the
Title
of "
A
Treatise
on
Trigonometry
”
– Autobiography of Sir George Biddell Airy by George Biddell Airy

“
I
had
seamanship,
gunnery,
navigation,
nautical
astronomy,
algebra,
geometry,
trigonometry
conic
sections,
curve
tracing,
differential
and
integral
calculus.
”
– Real Soldiers of Fortune by Richard Harding Davis

“
Man's
emotions
develop
as
well
as
his
reasoning
powers,
and
one
might
as
well
expect
an
Australian,
who
cannot
count
five,
to
solve
a
problem
in
trigonometry
as
to
love
a
woman
as
we
love
her.
”
– Primitive Love and LoveStories by Henry Theophilus Finck

“
It
was
an
outrage,
because
the
two
chaps
didn't
know
what
trigonometry
meant
even
and
couldn't
take
an
examination.
”
– At Good Old Siwash by George Fitch

“
Ah,
well,
Mr.
Stephenson
here
will
make
you
forget
all
that
undesirable
knowledge
before
long
lost
in
a
maze
of
Euclid,
and
Latin,
and
Greek,
and
trigonometry
and
things!
”
– A Little Bush Maid by Mary Grant Bruce

“
We
were
both
exceptionally
well
educated,
as
education
went
then;
for
Uncle
Jack
Aunt
Sophie's
husband
was
a
clever,
long
headed
fellow,
who
believed
that
it
was
not
possible
for
a
man
to
know
too
much;
so
Dora,
in
addition
to
receiving
a
sound
English
education,
was
taught
French,
music,
and,
in
fact,
the
general
run
of
what
was
then
known
as "
accomplishments",
while
I,
in
addition
also
to
a
good
sound
English
education,
was
taught
French,
Latin,
and
mathematics,
including
geometry,
algebra,
and
trigonometry
”
– The Log of a Privateersman by Harry Collingwood

“
He
was
studying
trigonometry
and
I
gave
him
three
examples
for
his
next
lesson.
”
– Our Young Folks at Home and Abroad by Various

“
It
loves
vitality
above
all
things,
sometimes
disguised
by
affected
languor,
always
well
kept
under
by
the
laws
of
good
breeding,
but
still
it
loves
abundant
life,
opulent
and
showy
organizations,
the
spherical
rather
than
the
plane
trigonometry
of
female
architecture,
plenty
of
red
blood,
flashing
eyes,
tropical
voices,
and
forms
that
bear
the
splendors
of
dress
without
growing
pale
beneath
their
lustre.
”
– The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)

“
It
would,
she
admitted,
certainly
be
a
little
difficult
to
study
trigonometry
in
such
surroundings.
”
– The Gold Trail by Harold Bindloss

“
In
the
first
term
algebra,
logarithms
and
geometry
had
to
be
finished,
for
in
the
second
term
trigonometry
was
the
subject
in
mathematics.
”
– Dave Darrin's First Year at Annapolis by H. Irving Hancock

“
He
also
invented
trigonometry
”
– Kepler by Walter W. Bryant

“
But,
all
the
same,
I
took
with
a
great
deal
of
thankfulness
the
dressing
down
I
had
got
from
my
father
for
being
late
for
home
lessons
on
a
trigonometry
night.
”
– The Dew of Their Youth by S. R. Crockett

“
This
is
a
simple
problem
in
trigonometry
i.
”
– Lectures in Navigation by Ernest Gallaudet Draper

“
Now
I
want
you
to
get
Jim
to
pack
up
all
my
professional
works
on
gunnery,
surveying,
seamanship,
mathematics,
astronomy,
algebra,
geometry,
trigonometry
conic
sections,
calculus,
mechanics,
and
every
book
of
that
description
I
own,
including
those
paperbound
'Naval
Institute'
papers,
and
put
them
in
a
box,
together
with
any
photos,
etc.
”
– Real Soldiers of Fortune by Richard Harding Davis

“
The
novel
or
the
play
that
is
to
hold
its
own
in
the
curriculum
in
competition
with
trigonometry
must
have
some
knotty
problem
which
causes
the
harassed
reader
to
knit
his
brows
in
anxious
thought.
”
– Humanly Speaking by Samuel McChord Crothers

“
"
Your
explanation
is
accepted,"
proclaimed
Elfreda,
screwing
her
face
into
a
startling
resemblance
to
a
fussy
instructor
in
freshman
trigonometry
and
using
his
exact
words.
”
– Grace Harlowe's Second Year at Overton College by Jessie Graham Flower