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|It is not a lucky word, this name impossible; no good comes of those who have it |
so often in their mouths. - Carlyle, Thomas Pin your faith to no ... Carlyle, Thomas
The real use of gunpowder is to make all men tall. - Carlyle, Thomas For all right
|(31) Here the images of moveable type and gunpowder are juxtaposed in such a |
way that each stands in for the greater forces Carlyle sees at work ... For the
genuine use of print seems to be, like that of gunpowder, to make all men alike
|The real use of gunpowder is to make all men tall. - Carlyle, Thomas Everything |
that can be invented has been invented. - Duell, Charles H. I am proud of the fact
that I never invented weapons to kill. - Edison, Thomas A. Anything that won't sell
|In vain: the monster, counting doubtless on his superior stature, and minded to |
make sport for himself, or perhaps profit, were it with murder, continues to ... "
Such I hold to be the genuine use of Gunpowder: that it makes all men alike tall.
|In vain : the monster, counting doubtless on his superior stature, and minded to |
make sport for himself, or perhaps profit, were it with murder, continues to ... Such
I hold to be the genuine use of Gunpowder : that it makes all men alike tall. Nay ...
|Such I hold to be the genuine use of gunpowder, that it manes all men alike tall. ♢ |
* * " With respect to duels, indeed, I have my own ideas. Few things in this so
surprising world strike me with more surprise. Two little visual spectra of men, ...
|Dynamite, Nitrates, and the Making of the Modern World Stephen R. Bown. The |
change, not surprisingly, was resisted as long as ... The Scottish historian
Thomas Carlyle wrote that gunpowder made all men tall. Gunpowder weapons
|the Hyperborean recalls Jesus's "Get thee behind me, Satan," thus connecting |
the Hyperborean with the Satanic aspects of ... He draws the moral that
gunpowder "makes all men alike tall"; because of it, "savage Animalism is
nothing, inventive ...
|Societies were beginning to sense a danger from the wider availability of |
gunpowder weapons, especially ones that an ... firing, or making a pistol within
two miles of Queen Elizabeth I. The wheellock was only one way gunpowder's
impact ... Gunpowder, as Thomas Carlyle would write in a later century, makes
all men tall.