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" We have had some experience of it — several of our young people were formerly brought up at the colleges of the northern provinces; they were instructed in all your sciences, but when they came back to us, they were bad runners, ignorant of every means... "
Works of the Late Doctor Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of His Life Written ... - Page 184
by Benjamin Franklin - 1793
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...provinces: They wereinftrucled in all your fdencei; bur when they came back to ut, thry were bad runner* ; ignorant of every means of living in the " woods ; unable to bear either cold " or 5 1 " or hunger; knew neither how to " build at:b:n( take a deer, or kill "anfiismy ; Ipo'ke our language...
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Works of the Late Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of His Life ..., Volumes 1-2

Benjamin Franklin - 1794
...of every means of living in tue woods; to. bear either cold or hunger-; knew neither-hpw to builii a cabin, take a deer, or •kill an enemy ; fpoke our language imperfeQity ; were therefore fore neither fit for hunters, warriors, or counfelJors ; they were totally...
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Recreations in Agriculture, Natural-history, Arts, and ..., Volume 3

James Anderson - Agriculture - 1800
...formerly brought up at the colleges of the northern provinces; they were instructed in all your sciences; but when they came back to us they were bad runners;...how to build a cabin, take a deer, or kill an enemy ; spoke our language imperfectly, and were therefore neither fit for hunters, warriors, nor counsellors;...
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Benjamin Franklin - American literature - 1804 - 59 pages
...formerly brought up at the colleges of the northern provinces; they were instructed in all your sciences ; but when they came back to us, they were bad runners;...hunger; knew neither how to build a cabin, take a deer, nor kill an enemy ; spokeour language imperfectly; were therefore neither fit for hunters, warriors,...
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The Complete Works in Philosophy, Politics, and Morals, of the ..., Volume 3

Benjamin Franklin - American literature - 1806
...brought up at the colleges of the northern provinces ; they were instructed in all your sciences ; but when they came back to us, they were bad runners,...how to build a cabin, take a deer, or kill an enemy, spoke our language imperfectly, were therefore neither fit for hunters, warriors, or counsellors; they...
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The complete works ... of ... Benjamin Franklin, Volume 3

Benjamin Franklin - 1806
...formerly brought up at the colleges of the northern provinces; they were instructed in all your sciences; but when they came back to us, they were bad runners,...how to build a cabin, take a deer, or kill an enemy, spoke our language imperfectly, were therefore neither fit for hunters, ^varriors, or counsellors;...
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The Works of the Late Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of His Life Written ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1807 - 295 pages
...brought up at the colleges of the northern provinces ; they were instructed in all your sciences ; but when they came back to us, they were bad runners...how to build a cabin, take a deer, or kill an enemy ; spoke our language imperfectly ; were therefore neither fit for hunters, warriors, or counsellors...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Benjamin Franklin ...

Benjamin Franklin - United States - 1809
...northern provinces ; they were instructed in all your sciences ; but when they came back to us, the}. were bad runners, ignorant of every means of living...how to build a cabin, take a deer, or kill an enemy, spoke our language imperfectly, were therefore neither fit for hunters, warriors, nor counsellors ;...
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Works of the Late Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of Memoirs of His Early Life

Benjamin Franklin - American literature - 1810 - 274 pages
...runners; ignorant of every means of living in the woods ; urable to bear either cold or hunger; krew neither how to build a cabin, take a deer, or kill an enemy ; -speak our language imperfectly ; were therefore neither fir for hunters, warriors or counsellors;...
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The Essays, Humourous, Moral and Literary: Of the Late Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - American essays - 1811 - 182 pages
...brought up at the colleges of the northern provinces ; they were instructed in all your sciences ; but when they came back to us, they were bad runners...how to build a cabin, take a deer, or kill an enemy ; spoke our language im" perfectly ; were therefore.neither fit for hunters, warriors, or counsellors...
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