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" If a man was to compare the effect of a single stroke of the pick-axe, or of one impression of the spade, with the general design and last result, he would be overwhelmed by the sense of their disproportion ; yet those petty operations, incessantly continued,... "
Cheveley, Or, The Man of Honour - Page 102
by Baroness Rosina Bulwer Lytton Lytton - 1839
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Works, Volume 4

Samuel Johnson - 1811
...countries are united with canals. If a man was to compare the effect of a single stroke of the pick -axe, or of one impression of the spade, with the general...overwhelmed by the sense of their disproportion; yet those petty operations, incessantly continued, in time surmount the greatest difficulties, and mountains...
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The British Essayists; with Prefaces, Historical and Biographical,: The Rambler

1811
...countries are united with canals. If a man was to compare the effect of a single stroke of a pick-axes or of one impression of the spade, with the general...overwhelmed by the sense of their disproportion ; yet those petty operations, incessantly continued, in time surmount the greatest difficulties, and mountains...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 4

Samuel Johnson - 1816
...that the quarry becomes a pyramid, and that distant countries are united with canals. If a man was to compare the effect of a single stroke of the pickaxe,...overwhelmed by the sense of their disproportion ; yet those petty operations, incessantly continued, in time surmount the greatest difficulties, and mouiu...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 4

Samuel Johnson - 1816
...that the quarry becomes a pyramid, and that distant countries are united with canals. If a man was to compare the effect of a single stroke of the pickaxe,...last result, he would be overwhelmed by the sense of tlieir disproportion ; yet those petty operations, incessantly continued, in time surmount the greatest...
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The Monthly Repository of Theology and General Literature, Volume 12

1817
...countries are united with canals. If a man was to compare the effect of a single stroke of a pick, axe, or of one impression of the spade, with the general design and last result, he would be overwhelmed 1>y the sense of their disproportion ; yet these petty operations, incessantly continued, in time surmount...
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The European Magazine, and London Review, Volume 72

1817
...canals. If a man was to compare the effect of a single stroke of a pick-axe, or of one impression of a spade, with the general design and last result, he would Be overwhelmed with the sense of their disproportion i yet those operations, incessantly continued, in time surmount...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - 1818
...that the quarry becomes a pyramid, and that distant countries are united with canals. If a man was to compare the effect of a single stroke of the pick-axe,...overwhelmed by the sense of their disproportion ; yet those petty operations, incessantly continued, in time surmount the greatest difficulties, and mountains...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - 1820
...that the quarry becomes a pyramid, and that distant countries are united with canals. If a man was to compare the effect of a single stroke of the pick-axe,...overwhelmed by the sense of their disproportion ; yet those petty operations, incessantly continued, in time surmount the greatest difficulties, and mountains...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1820
...that the quarry becomes a pyramid, and that distant countries are united with canals. If a man was to compare the effect of a single stroke of the pickaxe,...overwhelmed by the sense of their disproportion ; yet those petty operations, incessantly continued, in time surmount the greatest difficulties, and mountains...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1820
...that the quarry becomes a pyramid, and that distant countries are united with canals. If a man was to compare the effect of a single stroke of the pickaxe,...the spade, with the general design and last result, be would be overwhelmed by the sense of their disproportion ; yet those petty operations, incessantly...
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