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" I never saw such an idle boy as you are: take a book or employ yourself usefully ; for the last hour you have not spoken one word, but taken off the lid of that kettle and put it on again, holding now a cup and now a silver spoon over the steam, watching... "
Bright Boys, Or, Climbing the Ladder of Fame - Page 178
1896 - 291 pages
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Philosophy in Sport Made Science in Earnest: Being an Attempt to Illustrate ...

John Ayrton Paris - Children's stories - 1847 - 708 pages
...employ himself usefully, and not be taking off the lid of the kettle, and putting it on again, and holding now a cup, and now a silver spoon over the steam, how little was she aware that he was investigating a problem which was to lead to the greatest of human...
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The True Organization of the New Church, as Indicated in the Writings of ...

Charles Julius HEMPEL - New Jerusalem Church - 1848 - 480 pages
...an idle boy ! Take a book or employ yourself usefully. For the last half hour you have not spoken a word, but taken off the lid of that kettle and put it on again, holding now a cup and now a silver-spoon over the steam, watching how it rises from the spout and catching and counting the drops...
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The Wesley banner and revival record [afterw.] The Wesley banner ..., Volume 2

Samuel Dunn - 1852 - 1074 pages
...employ yourself usefully. For the last hour you have not spoken a word ; you have done nothing but take 6 != 8 Q ) ,d Ҡ 8i K 1 4 - ԍP ck $l lD> . v i<[ w ~ h G* spoon over the steam, watching how it rises from the spout, and catching and connecting the drops it...
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The Edinburgh Christian magazine, Volumes 3-4

1852 - 786 pages
...employ yourself usefully ; for the but hour you have not spoken a word ; you have done nothing but take off the lid of that kettle and put it on again, holding now a cup and now a spoon over the steam, watching how it rises from the spout, and catching and connecting the drops it...
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The Ohio Journal of Education, Volume 4

Education - 1855 - 436 pages
...himself to gome useful purpose, and not to be taking the lid off the kettle and putting it on again, and holding now a cup and now a silver spoon over the steam, bow little was she aware that ho was investigating a problem which was to lead to the greatest of human...
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The Journal of Education for Upper Canada, Volumes 7-8

Education - 1854 - 406 pages
...some purpose usefully, and not to be taking off the lid of the kettle and putting it on again, and holding now a cup and now a silver spoon over the steam, how but was she aware that he was investigating a problem which was ta lead to tb« greatest of human...
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The Steam Engine

Thomas Osmond Summers - Steam-engines - 1856 - 200 pages
...employ yourself usefully: for the last hour you have not spoken a word : you have done nothing but take off the lid of that kettle and put it on again, holding now a cup and now a spoon over the steam, watching how it rises from the spout, and catching and connecting the drops it...
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Philosophy in Sport Made Science in Earnest: Being an Attempt to Implant in ...

John Ayrton Paris - Amusements - 1857 - 622 pages
...employ himself usefully, and not be taking off the lid of the kettle, and putting it on again, and holding now a cup, and now a silver spoon over the steam, how little was she aware he was initiating inquiries which were destined to lead to the greatest of...
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The Indiana School Journal, Volume 2

Education - 1857 - 404 pages
...to some purpose usefully, and not be taking off the lid of the kettle and putting it on again, and holding now a cup and now a silver spoon over the steam, how little was she aware that he was investigating a problem which was to lead to the greatest of human...
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The Lutheran Home Journal, Volume 2

Lutheran Church - 1857 - 398 pages
...to some purpose usefully, and not be taking off the lid of the kettle, and putting it on again, and holding now a cup and now a silver spoon over the steam, how little was she aware that he waa investigating a problem which was to lead to the greatest of human...
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