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The Mill on the Floss
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The Mill on the Floss
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  • Whence Mr. Stelling concluded that Tom's brain, being peculiarly impervious to etymology and demonstrations, was peculiarly in need of being ploughed and harrowed by these patent implements; it was his favorite metaphor, that the classics and geometry constituted that culture of the mind which prepared it for the reception of any subsequent crop.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: a small implement
as in: implement the action
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