Samuel Johnson Quote

The labor of rising from the ground will be great,... but as we mount higher, the earth's attraction, and the body's gravity, will be gradually diminished till we arrive at a region where the man will float in the air without any tendency to fall.


Rasselas (ed. 1856)

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The labor of rising from the ground will be great,... but as we mount higher, the earth's attraction, and the body's gravity, will be gradually...

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The labor of rising from the ground will be great,... but as we mount higher, the earth's attraction, and the body's gravity, will be gradually...

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The labor of rising from the ground will be great,... but as we mount higher, the earth's attraction, and the body's gravity, will be gradually...

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The labor of rising from the ground will be great,... but as we mount higher, the earth's attraction, and the body's gravity, will be gradually...