Butler," she said one afternoon, when grammar and arithmetic
and poetry had been put aside.
As Rose stood by him watching the ease with which he quickly brought order out of chaos, she privately resolved to hunt up her old arithmetic and perfect herself in the four first rules, with a good tug at fractions, before she read any more fairy tales.
Navigation, geography, grammar, arithmetic, and keeping my temper.
Judy isn't a good reader and she can't spell AT ALL, but you can't stick her in arithmetic as far as she went herself.
I hate arithmetic, but I am PASSIONATELY fond of geography.
John heaved a sigh at this, and his wife stared with arms a-kimbo, and both appeared to be wondering if they had capital enough to begin such a course with, or arithmetic
enough to carry it through.
I will try, I said; and I wish you would share the enquiry with me, and say `yes' or `no' when I attempt to distinguish in my own mind what branches of knowledge have this attracting power, in order that we may have clearer proof that arithmetic is, as I suspect, one of them.
And all arithmetic and calculation have to do with number?
In school today, I'll learn to read, tomorrow to write, and the day after tomorrow I'll do arithmetic
Darya Alexandrovna, who had been studying Latin with her son in Moscow before, had made it a rule on coming to the Levins' to go over with him, at least once a day, the most difficult lessons of Latin and arithmetic
Father, if you had known, when we were last together here, what even I feared while I strove against it - as it has been my task from infancy to strive against every natural prompting that has arisen in my heart; if you had known that there lingered in my breast, sensibilities, affections, weaknesses capable of being cherished into strength, defying all the calculations ever made by man, and no more known to his arithmetic
than his Creator is, - would you have given me to the husband whom I am now sure that I hate?
Mr Dorrit lost no time in referring the delicate question to the county-widower, and finding that he had been accustomed to pay three hundred pounds a-year to the credit of Mrs General, arrived, without any severe strain on his arithmetic
, at the conclusion that he himself must pay four.