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Magnalia Christi Americana: Or, The Ecclesiastical History of New-England ... - Page xxxiii
by Cotton Mather, Thomas Robbins, Samuel Gardner Drake - 1855
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The Annual Register of World Events: A Review of the Year, Volume 59

Edmund Burke - History - 1819
...wns a boy, I met with a book entitled Essays to do Good, which I think was written by your father. It had been so little regarded by a former possessor,...doer of good, than on any other kind of reputation ; and if 1 have been, as you seem to think, a useful citizen, the public owes the. advantage of it...
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The Evangelical Magazine

Religion - 1807
...father. It had been so little regarded by its former possessor, that several leaves of it were tore out t but the remainder gave me such a turn of thinking,...set a greater value on the character of a doer of gotd, than any otherkind of reputation j and if 1 have been, as you seem to think, a useful citizen,...
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Works of the Late Doctor Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of His Life Written ...

Benjamin Franklin - Statesmen - 1793 - 268 pages
...former pofleffor, poflefibr, that feveral leaves of it werC torn out; but the remainder gave me fuch a turn of thinking, as to have an influence on my conduct through life: for I have always fet a greater value on die character of a doer of good, than any other kind of reputation; and if I...
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Works of the late Dr. Benjamin Franklin: consisting of his life, written by ...

Benjamin Franklin, Henry Stueber, Benjamin Franklin Collection (Library of Congress) - Statesmen - 1794
...regarded by a former polTeflbr, that feveral eaves of it were torn out ; but the remainder gave pe fuch a turn of thinking, as to have an influence on my conduct through life : for I have always let a greater value on the character of a doer of good, than any other kind of reputation ; and if...
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The Works of William Smith, D. D.: Late Provost of the College and ..., Volume 1

William Smith - Sermons, American - 1803
...written by Dr. Mather's father. — " It had been, says he, so little regarded by a former posses" sor, that several leaves of it were torn out, but the remainder " gave me such a turn of thinking, as to have great influence on " my conduct through life; for I have always set a greater value a on the character...
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The Works ...

William Smith - 1803
...written by Dr. Mather's father. — " It had been, says he, so little regarded by a former posses" sor, that several leaves of it were torn out, but the remainder " gave me such a turn of thinking, as to have great influence on "my conduct through life; for I have always set a greater value " on the character...
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General biography; or, Lives, critical and historical, of the most eminent ...

John Aikin, William Enfield - 1803
...speculations and pursuits, something beneficial was ever in contemplation. He justly says of himself " I have always set a greater value on the character of a doer of good than any other kind of reputation." Though by no means inattentive to his own interest, as his rise in the...
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General Biography: Or, Lives, Critical and Historical, of the Most ..., Volume 4

John Aikin - Biography - 1803
...speculations and pursuits, something beneficial was ever in contemplation. He justly eays of himself " I have always set a greater value on the character of a doer of good Uiu\i any other kind of reputation." Though by no means inattentive to his own interest, as his rise...
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The Complete Works in Philosophy, Politics, and Morals, of the ..., Volume 3

Benjamin Franklin - American literature - 1806
...a boy, I met with a book en titled, " Essays to do good," which I think was written by your father. It had been so little regarded by a former possessor,...greater value on the character of a doer of good, than any other kind of reputation ; and if 1 have been, as you seem to think, a useful citizen, the public...
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The complete works ... of ... Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - 1806
...boy, I met with a book entitled, " Essays to do good," which 1 think was written by your father. Jt had been so little regarded by a former possessor...greater value on the character of a doer of good, than any other kind of reputation; and if I have been, as you seem to think, a useful citizen, the public...
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