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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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The Works of Samuel Johnson: LL.D. A New Edition in Twelve Volumes ..., Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - 1823
...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 British Essayists: Rambler

1823
...that the (marry becomes a pyramid, and that distant conntries 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 British Essayists: Rambler

Lionel Thomas Berguer - 1823
...quarry becomes a pyramid, and that distant countries are united with canals. If a man was to compare die effect of a single stroke of the pick-axe, or of one...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 by A. Chalmers, Volumes 15-16

British essayists - 1823
...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,...impression of the spade, with the general design and y 2 last result, he would be overwhelmed by the sense of their disproportion ; yet those petty operations,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: The Rambler

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...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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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors

Laconics, John Timbs - 1829
...that the quarry becomes a pyramid, and that distant countries are united Avith 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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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors

Laconics, John Timbs - 1829
...are united with canals. If a man was to compare the effect of a single stroke of the pickaxe, or.of one impression of the spade, with the general design...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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London Medical and Surgical Journal, Volume 1

1832
...a pyramid, and that distant countries are united by canals. If a man was to compare the effects ofa single stroke of the pick-axe, or of one impression of the spade, with the general design and hist result, he would be overwhelmed by the sense of their disproportion ; yet these petty opérations,...
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Murphy's essay. The rambler. The adventurer. The idler. Rasselas. Tales of ...

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1834
...that the quarry becomes a pyramid, and that distant countries are united with canals. If a man was those petty operations, incessantly continued, in time surmount the greatest difficulties, and mountains...
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Mechanics' Magazine, and Journal of the Mechanics' Institute, Volume 4

1835
...If a man were to compare the eflect of a single stroke of the pick-ax«, or of one impression of a spade, with the general design and last result, he would be overwhelmed with a sense of their disproportion ; yet those petty operations, incessantly continued, in time surmount...
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