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Give me but one firm spot on which to stand, and I will move the earth.
On the action of a lever
Give me the place to stand, and I shall move the earth.
Give me a place on which to stand and I will move the world.
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There are more ways of killing a cat than drowning it in butter; but this is the sort of thing (as the proverb indicates) we overlook: there are more ways of outraging speech than contradiction merely.
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