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- noun Plural form of
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One can discover in the idea of extension, for example, ˜infinite numbers of intelligible triangles, tetragons, pentagons, and other such figures,™ as well as an infinite number of truths that can be demonstrated of them (ibid.).
Lastly I woondered what foundation and arches were able to vphold so monstrous a weight, whether the pyllars were hexagons or tetragons, and what varietie of columnes, and what number might serue, and after what sorte proportionately disposed and set.