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" It can engrave a seal, and crush masses of obdurate metal before it ; draw out, without breaking, a thread as fine as gossamer, and lift a ship of war like a bauble in the air. It can embroider muslin and forge anchors, cut steel into ribbons, and impel... "
NATURAL AND EXPERIMENTAL PHILOSOPHY - Page 200
by RICHARD GREEN PARKER A.M. - 1856
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Proceedings of the Mining Institute of Cornwall

Mining Institute of Cornwall - 1884
...masses of rock or metal before it, draw out without breaking a thread as fine as a gossamer, or lift a ship of war like a bauble in the air. It can embroider muslin, and forge anchors, cut steel into ribbons, and impel loaded vessels against the fury of the wind and the waves. The vital energy of this...
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Great industries of Great Britain

Great Britain - 1884
...masses of obdurate metal before it ; draw out, without breaking, a thread as fine as gossamer, and lift a ship of war like a bauble in the air. It can embroider muslin, and forge anchors, cut steel into ribbons, and impel loaded vessels against the fury of the wind and the waves." HEALTH AND DISEASE IN...
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Development of English Literature and Language, Volumes 1-2

Alfred Hix Welsh - English language - 1882
...it can be varied, distributed, and applied. The trunk of an elephant, that can pick up a pin or rcml an oak, is as nothing to it. It can engrave a seal,...the air. It can embroider muslin and forge anchors, «ut steel into ribbons, and impel loaded vessels against the fury of the winds and waves.' At times,...
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Chambers's advanced reader [forming a 7th part to Chambers's graduated readers].

Chambers W. and R., ltd - 1885
...of obdurate metal before it — draw out, without breaking, a thread as fine as gossamer, and lift a ship of war like a bauble in the air. It can embroider muslin and forge anchors — cut steel into ribbons, and impel loaded vessels against the fury of the winds and waves. 5. It would be difficult...
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The Complete Debater: Containing Debates, Outlines of Debates and Questions ...

Debates and debating - 1892 - 192 pages
...seal, and crush obdurate masses of metal before it ; draw out, without breaking, a thread as fine as a gossamer, and lift up a ship of war like a bauble...embroider muslin, and forge anchors; cut steel into ribbons, and impel loaded vessels against the fury of the winds and waves." I will now leave the question...
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The History of Civilisation in Scotland, Volume 4

John Mackintosh - Scotland - 1896
...masses of obdurate metal before it — draw out without breaking a thread as fine as gossamer, and lift a ship of war like a bauble in the air. It can embroider muslin and forge anchors, cut steel into ribbons, and impel loaded vessels against the fury of the winds and waves. • " It would be difficult...
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Selections from the Sources of English History: Being a ..., Part 1832

Charles William Colby - Great Britain - 1899 - 325 pages
...obdurate metal before it, — draw out, without breaking, a thread as fine as a gossamer, and lift a ship of war like a bauble in the air. It can embroider muslin and forge anchors, — cut steel into ribbons, and impel loaded vessels against the fury of the winds and waves. It would be difficult to...
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Selections from the Sources of English History: Being a ..., Part 1832

Charles William Colby - Great Britain - 1899 - 325 pages
...obdurate metal before it, — draw out, without breaking, a thread as fine as a gossamer, and lift a ship of war like a bauble in the air. It can embroider muslin and forge anchors, — cut steel into ribbons, and impel loaded vessels against the fury of the winds and waves. It would be difficult to...
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Science and Industry, Volume 4

Mechanical engineering - 1899
...metal before it — draw out, without breaking, a thread as fine as gossamer, and lift a ship of war in the air. It can embroider muslin and forge anchors — cut steel into ribbons, and impel loaded vessels against the fury of the winds and waves. It would be difficult to...
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Nelson's Literature Readers, Book 2

Richard Garnett - Readers - 1905 - 464 pages
...masses of obdurate metal before it; draw out, without breaking, a thread as fine as gossamer, and lift a ship of war like a bauble in the air. It can embroider muslin and forge anchors; cut steel into ribbons, and impel loaded vessels against the fury of the winds and waves. It would be difficult to...
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