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" By his 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... "
Repository of Arts, Literature, Fashions &c - Page 222
1819
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The Percy Anecdotes: Original and Select, Volume 9

Reuben Percy - 1826
...alike for its force, and its flexibility : for the prodigious powers which it can exert, and the ease, precision, and ductility, with which they can be varied,...and applied. The trunk of an elephant that can pick np a pin, or rend an oak, is nothing to it. It can engrave a seal, and crush masses of obdurate metals...
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The Edinburgh Magazine and Literary Miscellany, Volume 84

1819
...mirable contrivances, it has become a tiling 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 n ml...
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The Literary and Scientific Class Book: Embracing the Leading Facts and ...

Levi Washburn Leonard - 1827 - 318 pages
...and Fulton, the steam-engine has become a thing stupendous alike for its force and 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 and Descriptive Anecdotes of Steam-engines, and of ..., Volume 2

Robert Stuart - 1829
...By his admirable contrivances, it has become a thing alike stupendous for its force and flexibility, for the prodigious power which it can exert, and the...which they can be varied, distributed, and applied. " It would be difficult to estimate the value of the benefits these inventions have conferred upon...
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The Extractor; or Universal repertorium of literature, science ..., Volume 2

1829
...it can exert, and the case and precision, and ductility, with which it can he varied, distrihuted, 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 ohdurate metal like wax hefore it, draw...
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The Literary and Scientific Class Book: Embracing the Leading Facts and ...

Levi Washburn Leonard - 1830 - 320 pages
...and Fulton, the steam-engine has become a thing stupendous alike for its force and 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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Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful ..., Volume 27

1843
...become a thing stupendous alike for its force and its flexibility, for the prodigious power whicli 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 ti. pin or rend...
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The Law Magazine: Or, Quarterly Review of Jurisprudence, Volume 12

1834
...his 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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The American First Class Book: Or, Exercises in Reading and Recitation ...

John Pierpont - 1835 - 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 he varied, distributed, and applied. The trunk of an elephant that can pick up a pin or rend...
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The Elements of Political Economy

Francis Wayland - 1837 - 472 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 metal before it; draw out, without...
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