Poetry Friday: A Mathematician's Apology by Hardy
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A chair or a star is not in the least like what it seems to be; the more we think of it, the fuzzier its outlines become in the haze of sensation which surrounds it...
- from A Mathematician's Apology by G. H. Hardy
An essay on mathematics may not be poetry to everyone, but I thought that line was lovely.
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