I have below lines, and Guess what can be the answer ?

    Sir, I bear a rhyme excelling
    In mystic force and magic spelling
    Celestial sprites elucidate
    All my own striving can't relate

What is your answer ?

Hint : William Jones

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    Jan 26, 2018 at 20:24
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1 Answer 1


This is a well-known poem where

the lengths of the words are the digits of pi, in order.

The hint's relevance:

William Jones was the first to use the "π" symbol to refer to the ratio between the circumference and diameter of a circle.


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