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Line upon Line


Admonition orinstruction repeated little by little (a line at a time). Apellēs said “Nulla dies sine lineā.” A drawing is line upon line, an edifice is brick upon brick or stone upon stone.


“Line upon line, line upon line, here a little and there a little.”—Isaiah xxviii. 10.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Line (The)
Line a Day (A)
Line of Battle
Line of Beauty
Line of Communication, or rather Lines of Communication
Line of Demarcation
Line of Direction
Line of Life (The)
Line of March
Line of Operation (The)
Line upon Line
Linen Goods
Lingua Franca
Lining of the Pocket
Linnæan System
Linne (The Heir of)
Linsey-woolsy Million (The)
Linspe (French, 2 syl.)
Lion (as an agnomen)