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1819
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The Elements of Political Economy

Francis Wayland - 1837 - 472 pages
...; for the prodigious power which it can exert ; and the ease, precision and ductility with which it can be varied, distributed and applied. The trunk...elephant, that can pick up a pin or rend an oak, is as nothing to it. It can engrave a seal, and crush masses of obdurate metal before it ; draw out. without...
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The Boston School Compendium of Natural and Experimetal Philosophy ...

Richard Green Parker - 1838 - 213 pages
...it has become a thing alike stupendous for its force and its flexibility; for the prodigious power it can exert, and the ease, and precision, and ductility, with which it can be varied, distributed, and applied. The trunk of an elephant, that can pick up a pin, or rend...
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The Boston School Compendium of Natural and Experimental Philosophy ...

Richard Green Parker - 1839 - 213 pages
...it can exert, and the ease, and precision, and ductility, with which it can be varied, distribnted, and applied. The trunk of an elephant, that can pick up a pin, or rend an oak, is as nothing to it. It can engrave a seal, and crush masses of obdurate metal before it; draw ont, withont...
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Life of James Watt

François Arago - 1839 - 142 pages
...admirable contrivances, it has become a thing stupendous alike for its force and its flexibility, — for the prodigious power which it can exert, and the ease, and precision, and ductility, with which it can be varied, distributed, and applied. The trunk of an elephant that can pick up a pin or rend...
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Historical Eloge of James Watt

François Arago - 1839 - 261 pages
...admirable contrivance, it has become a thing stupendous alike for its force and its flexibility, — for the prodigious power which it can exert, and the ease, and precision, and ductility, with which it can be varied, distributed, and applied. * First published in an Edinburgh newspaper, (the Scotsman,)...
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Jethro: A System of Lay Agency, in Connection with Congregational Churches ...

John Campbell - 1839 - 396 pages
...began; and this fearful element has become a thing alike stupendous for its force and its flexibility; for the prodigious power which it can exert, and the ease, and precision, and ductility, with which it can be varied, and distributed, and applied. The trunk of an elephant, that can pick up a pin or...
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Historical eloge of James Watt, tr. with additional notes by J.P. Muirhead

Dominique François J. Arago - 1839
...admirable contrivance, it has become a thing stupendous alike for its force and its flexibility,—for the prodigious power which it can exert, and the ease, and precision, and ductility, with which it can be varied, distributed, and applied. * First published in an Edinburgh newspaper, (the Scotsman,)...
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The Sporting review, ed. by 'Craven'.

John William Carleton - 1839
...steam power, is a sort of devil upon earth, that neither you nor I ever thought to have to do with. The trunk of an elephant that can pick up a pin, or rend an oak, is as nothing to it. It can draw out, without breaking, a thread as fine as gossamer, and lift a ship...
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The steam engine familiarly explained and illustrated; with an historical ...

Dionysius Lardner - 1840 - 350 pages
...admirable contrivance, it has become a thing stupendous " alike for its force and its flexibility — for the prodigious power which it " can exert, and the ease, and precision, and ductility with which it can be " varied, distributed, and applied. The trunk of an elephant, that can " pick up a pin or...
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Instructive Extracts, Comprising Religious and Moral Instruction, Natural ...

1843
...admirable contrivances, it has become a thing stupendous alike for its force and its flexibility, — for the prodigious power which it can exert, and the ease, and precision, and ductility, with which it can be varied, distributed, and applied. The trunk of an elephant, that can pick up a pin, or rend...
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