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" My elder brothers were all put apprentices to different trades. I was put to the grammar school at eight years of age, my father intending to devote me, as the tithe of his sons, to the service of the Church. "
Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern - Page 5940
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Benjamin Franklin ...

Benjamin Franklin - United States - 1818 - 519 pages
...where no I dwell, My name I do put here; Without offence, your real iricnd, — It is Peter Jb'ulg'icr. My elder brothers were all put apprentices to different...years of age, my father intending to devote me, as the tythe of his sons, to the service of the church. My early readiness in learning to read (which must...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Benjamin Franklin ...

Benjamin Franklin - Statesmen - 1818
...* where now I dwell, My name I do put here : Without offence your real friend It is Peter Folgier." My elder brothers were all put apprentices to different trades. I was put to the grammar-school at eight years of age ; my father intending to devote me, as the tythe of his sons,...
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The Annual Biography and Obituary for the Year ..., Volume 2

Great Britain - 1818
...his father Josiah, not only sent Benjamin to school at eight years old, but intended to devote him " as the tithe of his sons to the service of the church." However, the narrowness of his father's circumstances having prevented this; at the age of ten he was...
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The Annual Biography and Obituary, Volume 2

Great Britain - 1818
...his father Josiah, not only sent Benjamin to school at eight years old, but intended to devote him " as the tithe of his sons to the service of the church." However, the narrowness of his father's circumstances having prevented this ; at the age of ten he...
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Memoirs of Benjamin Franklin, Volume 1

Benjamin Franklin - Statesmen - 1834
...where now I dwell, My name I do put here ; Without offence, your leal friend, — It ia Peter Folgi'er. My elder brothers were all put apprentices to different...years of age, my father intending to devote me as the tythe of his sons, to the service of the church. My early readiness in learning to read, (which must...
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The Works of Benjamin Franklin: Containing Several Political and ..., Volume 1

Benjamin Franklin, Jared Sparks - Statesmen - 1840
...where now I dwell, My name I do put here ; Without offence your real friend, It is Peter Folger."f My elder brothers were all put apprentices to different...of age ; my father intending to devote me, as the tythe of his sons, to the service of the church. * In the island of Nantucket. t The poem, if such...
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The works of Benjamin Franklin: with notes and a life of the ..., Volume 1

Benjamin Franklin - 1840
...where now I dwell, My name I do put here ; Without offence your real friend, It is Peter Folger." f My elder brothers were all put apprentices to different...of age ; my father intending to devote me, as the tythe of his sons, to the service of the church. • In the island of Nantucket. f The poem, if such...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin: Containing the Autobiography, with Notes and ...

Benjamin Franklin, Jared Sparks - 1848 - 612 pages
...where now I dwell, My name I do put here ; Without offence your real friend, It is Peter Folger." f My elder brothers were all put apprentices to different...of age ; my father intending to devote me, as the tythe of his sons, to the service of the church. * In the island of NantuckeU f The poem, if such it...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin

Orville Luther Holley - Statesmen - 1848 - 468 pages
...knowledge and other indications of bright parts, prompted a disposition in his father "to devote Benjamin, as the tithe of his sons, to the service of the church." With this view, Benjamin, at the age of eight years, was sent to a grammar-school, where his progress...
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Poor Richard's Almanac for 1850-52, Volume 3

Benjamin Franklin - Almanacs - 1849
...Town* where now I dwell, My name I do put here; Without offence your real friend, It is Peter Folger." My elder brothers were all put apprentices to different trades. I was put to the grammar-school at eight years of age, my father intending to devoting me, as the tithe of his sons,...
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