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an expert in .
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The parties are to be to him merely A and B, and he has to work out the result as an arithmetician works out a sum.
Social Rights and Duties, Volume I (of 2) Sir Leslie Stephen

And that person is he who is good at calculation—the arithmetician?
Lesser Hippias Plato

So doth the geometrician and arithmetician, in their diverse sorts of quantities.
A Defence of Poesie and Poems Philip Sidney

He is as good an arithmetician as Bareme, draws, dances, and sings well.
The Ball at Sceaux Honore de Balzac

The news from Palermo may be said to have converted him from an arithmetician into an astronomer.
A Popular History of Astronomy During the Nineteenth Century Agnes M. (Agnes Mary) Clerke

I am not an arithmetician, but my calculations told me enough to make me realize that I was on the wrong track.
The Mystery of the Downs John R. Watson

This is a metaphor, borrowed partly from the grazier’s vocabulary, and partly from the arithmetician’s vade-mecum.
Tales And Novels, Volume 4 (of 10) Maria Edgeworth

The bird called the nine-killer is an arithmetician, also the crow, the wild turkey, and some other birds.
The Boy’s Playbook of Science John Henry Pepper

His acquirements as an arithmetician were extraordinary; and as a speaker he possessed remarkable powers.
Reminiscences of a Canadian Pioneer for the last Fifty Years Samuel Thompson

We here detect a person quite unnoticed hitherto by the moderns, Magnus the arithmetician.
A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume I (of II) Augustus De Morgan


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