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The Book of the Feet: A History of Boots and Shoes - Page 188
by Joseph Sparkes Hall - 1847 - 216 pages
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Satires

Juvenal - 1802
...secrecy were necessary in applying to it. I beat out pieces of leather as smooth as possible, and wrought my problems on them with a blunted awl : for the rest,...could multiply and divide by it, to a great extent. Hitherto I had not so much as dreamt of poetry : indeed I scarce knew it by name ; and, whatever may...
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The British Critic and Quarterly Theological Review, Volume 20

1802
...leather as fmooth as poflible, and wrought my problems upon them with a blunted awl : for the reft, my memory was tenacious, and I could multiply and divide by it to a great extent." P. ID. Such is human nature; deny to native propcnfity, or aptitude, call it which you plcafe, the...
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The Monthly review. New and improved ser

1803
...secrecy were necessary in applying to it. I beat out pieces of leather as smooth as possible, and wrought my problems on them with a blunted awl : for the rest,...could multiply and divide by it, to a great extent.' Though mathematics constituted Mr. G.'s favourite pursuit, he made some attempts at rhime ; and with...
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Public characters [Formerly British public characters] of 1798-9 - 1809-10

1803
...secrecy were necessary in applying to it. I beat out pieces of leather as smooth as possible, and wrought my problems on them with a blunted awl: for the rest,...could multiply and divide by it to a great extent. Hitherto I had not so much as dreamt of poetry: indeed I searce knew it by name ; and, whatever may...
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The satires of Decimus Junius Juvenalis, Volume 1

Juvenal - Latin poetry - 1803
...secrecy were necessary in applying to it. I beat out pieces of leather as smooth as possible, and wrought my problems on them with a blunted awl ; for the rest,...could multiply and divide by it to a great extent. Hitherto I had not so much as dreamt of poetry : indeed I scarce knew it by name ; and, whatever may...
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Public Characters, Volume 5

Alexander Stephens - Great Britain - 1803 - 568 pages
...beat out pieces of leather as smooth as possible, and wrought my problems on them with a blunted aw!: for the rest, my memory was tenacious, and I could multiply and divide by it to a great extent. Hitherto I had not so much as dreamt of poetry: indeed I scarce knew it by name ; and, whatever may...
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The Monthly Anthology, and Boston Review, Volume 1

David Phineas Adams, Samuel Cooper Thacher, William Emerson - Literary Criticism - 1804
...of leather as fmooch as poffible, and wrought my problems on them with a blunted awl ; for the reft, my memory was tenacious, and I could multiply and divide by it to a great extent. Hitherto I had not fo much as dreamt of poetry. Indeed I fcurce knew it by name ; and, whatever may...
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The satires of Decimus Junius Juvenalis, tr. into Engl. verse, by W. Gifford ...

Juvenal - 1806
...secrecy were necessary in applying to it. I beat out pieces of leather as smooth as possible, and wrought my problems on them with a blunted awl: for the rest,...could multiply and divide by it, to a great extent. Hitherto I' had not so much as dreamed of poetry : indeed I scarcely knew it by name ; and, whatever...
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Illustrations of the Literary History of the Eighteenth Century ..., Volume 6

Authors, English - 1831
...secrecy were necessary in applying to it. I beat Out pieces of leather as smooth as possible, and wrought my problems on them with a blunted awl ; for the rest,...could multiply and divide by it to a great extent. " Hitherto 1 had not so much as dreamt of poetry ; indeed I scarce knew it by name, and whatever may...
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The satires of Decimus Junius Juvenalis, and of Aulus Persius Flaccus, Volume 1

Juvenal, Persius - Latin poetry - 1817
...secrecy were necessary in applying to it. I beat out pieces of leather as smooth as possible, and wrought my problems on them with a blunted awl : for the rest,...could multiply and divide by it, to a great extent. Hitherto I bad not so much as dreamed of poetry : indeed I scarcely knew it by name ; and, whatever...
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