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Stevin of Bruges reckons up 2170 monosillables, which being compounded, how richly do they grace a tongue.
It is interesting to note that Wright translated Stevin's work into English.
Stevin supposed a chain to be placed over two inclined planes, and to hang down in the manner represented in the figure.The Life of Galileo Galilei, with Illustrations of the Advancement of Experimental Philosophy|John Elliot Drinkwater Bethune
Stevin was a noted mathematician, and also experimented in the construction of wheel vehicles about 1600.
Stevin also built a smaller sail vehicle, similar to the one just described, that carried from five to eight persons.