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Truth is a torch, but one of enormous size; so that we slink past it in rather a blinking fashion for fear it should burn us.
PEARLS OF THOUGHTMATURIN M. BALLOU
But just wishing never made anyone larger or taller, not even a pig, and Squinty stayed the same size.
SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
He shall pass into strange countries: for he shall try good and evil among men.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Given one more Division we might try: as things are, my troops won't cover the mileage.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
These hills, if we have to mount them, shall sorely try the thews of horse and man.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
Never grasp a Fern plant from above and try to pull it away, as this will be almost sure to result in damage.
HOW TO KNOW THE FERNSS. LEONARD BASTIN
The great park which surrounded it was one of the most celebrated in all England, celebrated alike for its size and its beauty.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
But they soon fell out, for Murat had the audacity to try and make these patriots fight instead of merely seeking plunder.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
So my mother begged me to slip into the Rooms, with what was left, and try to get something back.
ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
When Grandfather Mole overheard Mrs. Robin making such a remark he would quite likely advise her to "try a smaller one."
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
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