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Quotation by Amelia E. Barr
... though mathematics may teach a man how to build a bridge, it is what the Scotch Universities call the humanities, that teach him to be civil and sweet-tempered.
Amelia E. Barr (1831–1919), U.S. author; born in Scotland. All the Days of My Life, ch. 22 (1913).
On being treated rudely by a mathematics teacher.
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