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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 Globe readers (ed. by A.F. Murison). Primer 1,2; Book 1-6, Book 6

Alexander Falconer Murison - 1882
...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 that power can be varied, distributed, and applied. The trunk of an elephant, that can pick up a pin...
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German Composition

Hermann Lange - 1883 - 220 pages
...the prodigious power which it can exert, and the ease, precision, and ductility with which this power can be varied, distributed, and applied. The trunk of an elephant, that can pick up a pin or rend6 an oak, is as nothing to it. It can engrave a seal, and crush masses of obdurate metal before...
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The Elements of Rhetoric and Composition: A Text-book for Schools and Colleges

David Jayne Hill - 1884 - 270 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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Great industries of Great Britain, Volume 2

Great Britain - 1884
...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 trunk of an elephant, that can pick up a pin, or rend...
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A complete English grammar

Mathew Wilson - 1884 - 277 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 that power can be varied, distributed, and applied. The trunk of an elephant, that can pick up a pin...
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Development of English Literature and Language, Volumes 1-2

Alfred Hix Welsh - 1882
...for the prodigious power which it can exert, and the ease, and precision, and ductility with which it Why, there is it: come sing me a bawdy song: make me merry. I was as virtuously given as a rcml an oak, is as nothing to it. It can engrave a seal, and crush masses of obdurate metal before...
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Chambers's advanced reader [forming a 7th part to Chambers's graduated readers].

Chambers W. and R., ltd - 1885
...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 that power can be varied, distributed, and applied. 4. The trunk of an elephant, that can pick up a...
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The Granite Monthly: A New Hampshire Magazine Devoted to History ..., Volume 10

Henry Harrison Metcalf, John Norris McClintock - 1887
...has become a thing stupendous alike 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 Inventors as Martyrs to Science. of Ħin elephant...
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Granite State Monthly, Volume 10

1887
...engine has become a thing stupendous alike 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 Inventors as Martyrs to Science. of an elephant...
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Thomas Jefferson's Views on Public Education

John Cleaves Henderson - 1890 - 387 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 that power can be varied, distributed and applied. The trunk of an elephant, that can pick up a pin,...
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