I then said, that the Fraction of Life can be increased in value not so much by increasing your Numerator as by lessening your Denominator. Nay, unless my Algebra deceive me, Unity itself divided by Zero will give Infinity. Make thy claim of wages a zero,... Past and Present: Chartism, and Sartor Resartus - 第 147 頁Thomas Carlyle 著 - 1862 - 619 頁完整檢視 - 關於此書
| George Levine - 2010 - 320 頁
...seem, somehow, to require death as a condition of goodness and truth. "The Fraction of Life can be **increased in value not so much by increasing your...unless my Algebra deceive me, Unity itself divided by** %ero will give infinity."46 This is a perfect metaphor for the model of Cartesian objectivity. The... | |
| 1970 - 225 頁
...so much by increasingyour Numerator (of Satisfaction) as by lesseningyour Denominator (of desire). **Nay, unless my Algebra deceive me Unity itself divided by Zero will give Infinity. Make thy** claims of wages a zero, then ; thou hast the world under thy feet. Well did the wisest of our time*... | |
| Therese-Marie Meyer - 2006 - 316 頁
...Search for America by Carlyle, preceding the third part of the novel: "The fraction of Life can be **increased in value not so much by increasing your Numerator as by lessening your Denominator."** Within the novel - a good example of metatextual knowledge by the fictional protagonist-narrator, asserting... | |
| Christopher Bursk - 2006 - 124 頁
...tolerance. Ground zero. 9 Zero. Initial point of a process or reckoning. Absolute beginning. IO Carlyle: **"Unless my Algebra deceive me, Unity itself divided by Zero, will give Infinity."** II Neil Armstrong: "In zero-gravity, no matter how little or much we ate, we were always full." Babbadino... | |
| Paul Cavill, Heather Ward, Matthew Baynham, Andrew Swinford - 2007 - 512 頁
...elsewhere. So he says in his early Journal and later in Sartor Resartus, 'The Fraction of Life can be **increased in value not so much by increasing your...deceive me, Unity itself divided by Zero, will give** Infinity.'15 Carlyle uses the clothing image in Sartor Resartus to develop this thought: exaggerated... | |
| William James - 2007 - 708 頁
...our self-feeling is in our power. As Carlyle says : " Make thy claim of wages a zero, then hast thou **the world under thy feet. Well did the wisest of our time write, it is only with** renunciation that life, properly speaking, can be said to begin." Neither threats nor pleadings can... | |
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