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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.: An essay on the life and genius of ...

Samuel Johnson - 1837
...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 Saturday Magazine, Volume 12

1838
...distant countries are united by canals. If a man was to compare the effect of a single stroke of a pickaxe, or of one impression of the spade, with the...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 Saturday Magazine ...

1838
...distant countries are united by canals. If a man was to compare the effect of a single stroke of a pickaxe, or of one impression of the spade, with the...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 Saturday Magazine, Volume 12

1838
...distant countries are united by canals. If a man was to compare the effect of a single stroke of a pickaxe, or of one impression of the spade, with the general design and last result, ho would bo overwhelmed by the sense of their disproportion ; yet those petty operations incessantly...
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The Pocket Lacon: Comprising Nearly One Thousand Extracts from the ..., Volume 2

John Taylor - 1839
...distant countries are united with canals. If a man was to compare the effect of a single stroke of a pickaxe, or of one impression of the spade, with the general design and last reVOL. II.3 .suit, he would be overwhelmed by the sense of their disproportion; yet those petty...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - 1840
...pyramid, and that distant countries are united with canals. If a man was to compare the effect of a sinplc stroke of the pick-axe, or of one impression of the...overwhelmed by the sense of their disproportion ; yet those petty operations, incessantly continued, m time surmount the greatest difficulties, and mountains...
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The Life and Writings of Samuel Johnson...

Samuel Johnson - 1840
...countries are united with canals. If a man was to compare the effect of a single stroke of the pickR2 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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Memoir of the late James Hope, M.D. ... To which are added, Remarks on ...

Mrs. Anne HOPE - 1842
...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.: With an Essay on His Life and ..., Volume 1

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1843
...effect of a single stroke of the 9iek-axe, or of one impression of the spade, with !he toners] d<"si?n and last result, he would be overwhelmed by the sense of their disproportion ; jet. those petty operations, incessantly continued, j time sarraount the greatest difficulties,...
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Visitor: Or Monthly Instructor

1844
...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 ireatest difficulties, and mountains...
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