Guicciardini reckoned the cost of the war to Leo at the prodigious sum of 800,000 ducats.
Its author, with a considerable mathematical and mechanical bias, reckoned entirely with the quantity, not with the quality of his units, and relied almost implicitly upon his formulae.
An incline of r in 400 is reckoned easy, of r in 200 moderate and of r in roo heavy.
They reckoned that the convoy had fifteen hundred men.
Although Mount Everest appears fairly bright at 100 miles' distance, as seen from the neighbourhood of Darjeeling, we cannot suppose that the atmosphere is as transparent as is implied in the above numbers; and, of course, this is not to be expected, since there is certainly suspended matter to be reckoned with.