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1781, (w), ''Philological Inquiries''
- All these painstaking men, considered together, may be said to have completed another species of criticism.
(RQ:Florio Montaigne Essayes)
c. 1836, (w), ''Lectures on the Romans''
- It is not by a flight of imagination that you gain the ascents of spiritual experience. It is by the toils and the watchings and the painstakings of a solid obedience.
1852, (w), ''Sermons in the Order of a Twelvemonth'', "Sermon VI"
- Behold what an abundant recompense attends the small processes of the earth, with the help of a little warm air; and what wealthy returns the industry of the husbandman and the florist is preparing from a few seeds and painstakings.