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Repository of Arts, Literature, Fashions &c - Page 222
1819
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The Kaleidoscope: or, Literary and scientific mirror, Volume 5

1825
...admirable contrivance*, it has become a thing stupendous alike for its force and its flexibility,— fur 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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The Gentleman's Magazine

1819
...admirable contrivances, it has become a thing ttupendous alike for its force and its flexibility ; for the prodigious power which it can exert, and the...and applied. The trunk of an elephant that can pick op a pin or rend an oak is nothing to it. It can engrave a seal, and crash masses of obdurate metal...
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The Edinburgh magazine, and literary miscellany, a new series of ..., Volume 5

1819
...has become a thing stupendous alike for its force and its flexibility, — for the prodigious powei 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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The European Magazine, and London Review, Volume 78

1820
...for it's force, and it's ttrxibility ; for the prodigious powers which it can exert, and the care, and precision, and ductility with which they can be...and applied. 'The trunk of an Elephant that can pick Dp a pin, or rend an o<ik is nothing tu it.' 11 can engrave a seal, and crush masses of obdurate metal...
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One Thousand Experiments in Chemistry: With Illustrations of Natural ...

Colin MacKenzie - 1821 - 528 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, with which that power can be varied, distributed, and applied. The trunk of an elephant that can pick...
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A History of Useful Arts & Manufactures

1822 - 175 pages
...flexibility, — for the prodigious power which it can uxert, and the ease, and precision, with which it can be varied, distributed, and applied. The trunk of an elephant that can pick up a pin, or tend an oak, is us nothing to it It can engrave the hide of a thin drinking glass, aiid crush masses...
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One Thousand Experiments in Chemistry: With Illustrations of Natural ...

Colin Mackenzie - 1822 - 646 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, with which that power can be varied, distributed, and applied. The trunk of an elephant that can pick...
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The American First Class Book, Or, Exercises in Reading and Recitation

John Pierpont - 1823 - 480 pages
...lamented genius in America,* 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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Glasgow Mechanics' Magazine, and Annals of Philosophy, Volume 1

1824
...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...
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A Course of Lectures on the Steam Engine: Delivered Before the Members of ...

Charles Frederick Partington - 1826 - 92 pages
...flexibility, 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 reotals before it ; draw out,...
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