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" ... despite of the flippant remark of Lord Orford,) were, for the most part, as completely out of my reach, as a crown and sceptre. There was indeed a resource ; but the utmost caution and secrecy were necessary in applying to it. I beat out pieces of... "
The Book of the Feet: A History of Boots and Shoes - Page 188
by Joseph Sparkes Hall - 1847 - 216 pages
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Autobiography: A Collection of the Most Instructive and Amusing ..., Volume 11

Autobiographies - 1830
...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, my memory...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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The Table Book, Volume 1

William Hone - Days - 1827
...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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Autobiography, a Collection of the Most Instructive and Amusing ..., Volume 11

1827
...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. this awkward affair, one of my acquaintance wrote a copy of what we called verse: I liked it; but fancied...
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The Table Book..., Volume 1

William Hone - Days - 1827 - 870 pages
...out pieces of leather as smooth as possible and wrought my problems on them with a blunted awl : fur 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 dreamed of poetry : indeed I scarcely knew it by name ; and, whatever...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 97, Part 1; Volume 141

Early English newspapers - 1827
...them with a blunted awl ; for the rest, my memory was te>Memoir of H'illiam Gifford, Esq. nacious, and I could multiply and divide by it to a great extent. . . "Hitherto 1 had not so much as ilreamed of poetry : indeed, I scarcely knew it by name ; and whatever...
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The Annual Biography and Obituary for the Year ..., Volume 12

Great Britain - 1828
...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 Annual biography and obituary, Volume 12

1828
...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 Pursuit of Knowledge Under Difficulties, Volume 1

George Lillie Craik - Philosophy - 1830
...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." No situtaion, it is obvious, could be more unfavourable for study than this ; and yet we see how the...
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The pursuit of knowledge under difficulties [by G.L. Craik].

George Lillie Craik - Philosophy - 1830
...secrecy were necessary in applying to it. I beat out pieces ot 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." No situation, it is obvious, could be more unfavourable for study than this ; and yet we see how the...
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The Dublin Literary Gazette, Or Weekly Chronicle of Criticism, Belles ...

English literature - 1830
...leather as smooth as possible, and wrought my problems on them with a blunted awl ; for the r<-s t my memory was tenacious, and I could multiply and divide by it to a great extent* . ; - '•" After he had spent nearly six yean in this untoward condition, he was fortunate enough...
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