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" All the performances of human art, at which we look with praise or wonder, are instances of the resistless force of perseverance; it is by this that the quarry becomes a pyramid, and that distant countries are united with canals. "
Cheveley, Or, The Man of Honour - Page 102
by Baroness Rosina Bulwer Lytton Lytton - 1839
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The Beauties of Johnson: Consisting of Maxims and Observations, Moral ...

Samuel Johnson - 1782 - 209 pages
...performances of we look \vith-praife, or wonder, are inftanfces of the refiftlefs force of perfeverance'.' It is by this that the quarry becomes a pyramid, and that diftant countries are united with canals r-rfcistkefrefotiejof the -utnidftfirnpQEtance^thafcthbfeiSBlitf;...
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Harrison's British Classicks, Volume 1

1785
...art, at which we look with pra'rfe or wonder, areinftancesof the refirflefs force of per* feverance: it is by this that the quarry becomes a pyramid, and that diftant countries are united with canals. If a man was to compare the effeft of a fmgle ftroke of the...
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The Rambler

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787
...art, at which we look with praife or wonder, are inftances of the refiftlefs force of perfeverance : it is by this that the quarry becomes a pyramid, and that diftant countries are united with canals. If a man was to compare the effect of a fingle ftroke of...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: The Rambler

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787
...art, at which we look with praife or wonder, are inftances of the refiftlefs force of perfeverance : it is by this that the quarry becomes a pyramid, and that diftant countries are united with canals. If a man was. to. compare the effect of a fingle ftroke of...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson.LL.D..: The rambler

Samuel Johnson - 1792
...art, at which we look with praife or wonder, are inftances of the refiftlefs force of perfeverance: it is by this that the quarry becomes a pyramid, and that diftant countries are united with canals. If a man was to compare the effect of a fingle ftroke of...
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Solitude Considered with Respect to Its Influence Upon the Mind and the Heart

Johann Georg Zimmermann - 1795 - 420 pages
...at which we look with praifc " or wonder, are inftances of the refiftlefs force " of perfeverance : it is by this that the quarry " becomes a pyramid, and that diftant countries "are united by canals. If a man was to com*c pare the effect of a fingle ftroke of...
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Gleanings Through Wales, Holland and Westphalia: With Views of Peace and War ...

Mr. Pratt (Samuel Jackson) - 1795
...art, at which we look ' with praife or wonder, are inftances of the refiftlefs force of perfeverance. It is by this that the quarry becomes a pyramid, and that diftant countries are united by canals. If a man were to compare the firft effect of a fingle ftroke...
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The Rambler [by S. Johnson and others].

1801
...at which we look with praife or wonder, are inftances of the the refiftlefs force of perfeverance : it is by this that the quarry becomes a pyramid, and that diftant countries are united with canals. If a man was to compare the effect of a fingle ftroke of...
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Rambler

Samuel Johnson - 1801
...art, at which we look with praife or wonder, are inftances of the refiftlefs force of perfeverance : it is by this that the quarry becomes a pyramid, and that diftant countries are united with canals. If a man was to compare the effect of a fingle ftroke of...
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Gleanings through Wales, Holland, and Westphalia. To which is ..., Volume 1

Samuel Jackson Pratt - 1802
...art, at which we look with praife or wonder, are inftances of the refiftlefs force of perfeverance. It is by this that the quarry becomes a pyramid, and that diftant countries are united by canals. If a man were to compare the firft effect of a iingle ftroke...
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