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 Line of Operation (The)Lines. 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Line upon Line.
Admonition orinstruction repeated little by little (a line at a time). Apells said “Nulla dies sine line.” A drawing is line upon line, an edifice is brick upon brick or stone upon stone.   1
        “Line upon line, line upon line, here a little and there a little.”—Isaiah xxviii. 10.

 Line of Operation (The)Lines. 

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