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" And no swerving from a right line, that may not lead eternally astray. A landmark tree was once a seed ; and the dust in the balance maketh a difference ; And the cairn is heaped high by each one flinging a pebble ; The dangerous bar in the harbor's mouth... "
Proverbial Philosophy: A Book of Thoughts and Arguments, Originally Treated - Page 66
by Martin Farquhar Tupper - 1848 - 282 pages
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Proverbial Philosophy: A Book of Thoughts and Arguments, Originally Treated

Martin Farquhar Tupper - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1817 - 383 pages
...difference; And the cairn is heaped high by each one flinging a pebble : The dangerous bar in the harbour's mouth is only grains of sand ; And the shoal that...a colony of worms : Yea, and a despicable gnat may ina'.!den the mighty elephant ; And the living rock is worn by the diligent flow of the brook. Little...
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Gems from Tupper: Consisting of Extracts from the Following Works ...

Martin Farquhar Tupper - Conduct of life - 1848 - 204 pages
...might, and behold — she prayeth. Prov. Phil. i. Prayev. POWER OF TRIFLES. 147 POWER OF TRIFl.ES. THERE is nothing in the earth so small that it may...living rock is worn by the diligent flow of the brook. Prov. Phil. i. Tr,fles. A 8PABK is a molecule of matter, yet may it kindle the world ; Vast is the...
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The Mothers' friend, ed. by Ann Jane, Volumes 8-12

Ann Jane - 1855
...eternally astr»j> At dangerous bar in the harbour's mouth is only grains of sand ^ '.j'! UK .-lio.-il that hath wrecked a navy is the work of a colony of worms; w, and a despicable gnat may madden the mighty elephant." t A.IITTI.3E boy was playing by his mother...
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Proverbial Philosophy: A Book of Thoughts and Arguments, Volume 2

Martin Farquhar Tupper - Proverbs - 1849 - 514 pages
...harbor's mouth is only grains of sand ; And the shoal that hath wrecked a navy is the work of a colonj of worms : Yea, and a despicable gnat may madden the...by the diligent flow of the brook. Little art thou, 0 man, and in trifles thou contendcst with thine equals, For atoms must crowd upon atoms, ere crime...
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Tupper's Proverbial Philosophy: A Book of Thoughts and Arguments, Originally ...

1840 - 286 pages
...difference ; And the cairn is heaped high by each one flinging a pebble : The dangerous bar in the harbour's mouth is only grains of sand ; And the shoal that hath wrecked a navy is the work of a colony of worma : Yea, and a despicable gnat may madden the mighty elephant ; And the living rock is worn by...
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Proverbial Philosophy: A Book of Thoughts and Arguments, Originally Treated

Martin Farquhar Tupper - English poetry - 1850 - 383 pages
...sins affect him ?— Bo he transgresseth yet again, and falleth by little and little, Till the gronnd crumble beneath him, and he sinketh in the gulf despairing....the living rock is worn by the diligent flow of the brookLittle art thou, O man, and in trifles tbou contendest with thine equals, For atoms must crowd...
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Proverbial Philosophy: A Book of Thoughts and Arguments, Originally Treated ...

Martin Farquhar Tupper - Christian ethics - 1851 - 250 pages
...flinging a pebble : The dangerous bar in the harbour's mouth is only grains of sand ; And the shoal thai hath wrecked a navy is the work of a colony of worms : Yea, and a.despicable gnat may madden the mighty elephant ; And the living rock is worn by the diligent flow...
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Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 27

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell, Henry T. Steele - American periodicals - 1852
...each one flinging a pebble: The dangerous bar in the harbor's mouth is only grains of sand ; And I he shoal that hath wrecked a navy is the work of a colony...living rock is worn by the diligent flow of the brook. Perhaps our readers have had quite enough of the Proverbial Philosophy ; and if five hundred pages...
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Tupper's Proverbial Philosophy: A Book of Thoughts and Arguments, Originally ...

Martin Farquhar Tupper - Proverbs - 1852 - 412 pages
...grains of sand ; And the shoal that hath wrecked a nary is the work of a colony of worms : Yea, and the despicable gnat may madden the mighty elephant ; And the living rock is warn ty the diligent flow of the 'brook. Little art thou, 0 man, and in trifles thou contendest with...
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Pen and Pencil, Volume 1

1853
...the whole Tea, and a despicable gnat may madden the ! train of these tremendous subjects should be mighty elephant ; And the living rock is worn by the diligent flow of the brook. Perhaps our readers have had quite enough of the Proverbial Philosophy ; and if five hundred pages...
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