Always more ready to strike than to speak, Legendre's gesture crushed before he spoke.
Legendre, the great French mathematician, died during this year.
Legendre moved next day that he be heard before the Convention, and if they had heard him, he would still have been master there.
They heard Legendre say, 'I believe his power is wearing itself out.'
After four years of experience Collier and Legendre found the results unsatisfactory.
In one of the notes Legendre gives a proof of the irrationality of π.
But in spite of the denunciations of Lecointre and of Legendre, the Convention refused to proceed against them.
Her tone was as cold and even as if she were reciting a theorem in Legendre.
He is waiting in the first wine-shop to the right as you go up the rue Legendre.
From this moment Legendre appeared to me to be satisfied, and to relent.