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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... "
The Family Magazine - Page 171
1837
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The Boston magazine

...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 Doctor Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of His Life, Written ...

Benjamin Franklin - Statesmen - 1793 - 303 pages
..." be the fame with yours. We have had fome " experience of it : feveral of our young people ^' were formerly brought up at the colleges of " the northern provinces ; they were inftructed " in all your fciences ; but when they came back " to us, they were bad runners ; ignorant...
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Recreations in Agriculture, Natural-history, Arts, and ..., Volume 3

James Anderson - Agriculture - 1800
...not to be the same with yours. We have had some experience of it: several of our young people were formerly brought up at the colleges of the northern...imperfectly, and were therefore neither fit for hunters, warriors, nor counsellors; they were, in short, good for nothing. We are, however, not the lefs obliged...
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Benjamin Franklin - American literature - 1804 - 59 pages
...have had 44 REMARKS ON SAVAGES. Franklin. some experience of it ; several of our young people were formerly brought up at the colleges of the northern...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 ... of ... Benjamin Franklin, Volume 3

Benjamin Franklin - 1806
...not to be the same with yours. AVe have had some experience of it: several of our young people were formerly brought up at the colleges of the northern...or kill an enemy, spoke our language imperfectly, were therefore neither fit for hunters, ^varriors, or counsellors; they were totally good for nothing....
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The Complete Works in Philosophy, Politics, and Morals, of the ..., Volume 3

Benjamin Franklin - American literature - 1806
...not to be the same with yours. We have had some experience of it: several of our young people were formerly brought up at the colleges of the northern...or kill an enemy, spoke our language imperfectly, were therefore neither fit for hunters, warriors, or counsellors; they were totally good for nothing....
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The Works of the Late Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of His Life Written ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1807 - 295 pages
...not to be the same with yours. We have had some experience of it ; several of our ycung people were formerly brought up at the colleges of the northern...or kill an enemy ; spoke our language imperfectly ; were therefore neither fit for hunters, warriors, or counsellors ; they were totally good for nothing....
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Benjamin Franklin ...

Benjamin Franklin - United States - 1809
...not to be the same with yours. We have had some experience of it: several of our young people were formerly brought up at the colleges of the northern...all your sciences ; but when they came back to us, the}. were bad runners, ignorant of every means of living in the woods, unable to bear either cold...
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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
...not to be the same with yours. We have had some experience of it; several- of our young people were formerly brought up at the colleges of the northern...or kill an enemy ; spoke our language imperfectly ; were therefore neither fit for hunters, warriors, or counsellors ; They were totally good for nothing....
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