Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Babbage” in chapter 2, page 19 of Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 2:
...d, hailing the terrified watchman, cried out: It's not four o'clock; it wants five minutes of it!
and, after this volley, at once fell asleep.
At the same dinner last week, I met Hallam, Whewell, Babbage , Lyell, Murchison, Dr. Buckland, Sedgwick, and one or two M. P. s. Hallam talked about Prescott's book, and praised it very much.
He said that Lord Holland was in ecstasy about it; and that he w...
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