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" Speak not but what may benefit others or yourself; avoid trifling conversation. 3 ORDER Let all your things have their places; let each part of your business have its time. 4 RESOLUTION Resolve to perform what you ought; perform without fail what you... "
The Edinburgh Magazine and Literary Miscellany - Page 379
1818
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The Edinburgh magazine, and literary miscellany, a new series of The Scots ...

1818
...virtues, and even of these the practice occasions a great diversity of opinion. The second virtue ín Franklin's list is Silence, followed by this precept,...be the offspring of pride or stupidity ? At least tlic half of all the thirteen are equally indefinite. The coward and the orave may alike claim the...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Benjamin Franklin ...

Benjamin Franklin, William Temple Franklin - United States - 1818 - 541 pages
...precepts, were ; • 1 1. TEMPERANCE. — Eat not to dulness:: drink not to elevation. fc. SILENCE.— Speak not but what may benefit others or yourself : avoid trifling conversation. ; 3. ORDER.— Let all your things have their places : let each part of your business have its time....
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The Pleasures of Human Life, Examined and Enumerated: With an Entertaining ...

John Platts - Conduct of life - 1822 - 764 pages
...gratifications of Sense : — 1. Temperance. — Eat not to dulness ; drink not to deration. 2. Siknce. — Speak not but what may benefit others or yourself; avoid trifling conversation. 3. Order. — Let all your things have their places ; let each part of your business have its time....
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The art of employing time to the greatest advantage, the true source of ...

Henry Colburn, Thordarson Collection - Conduct of life - 1822 - 312 pages
...precepts, were : — 1. TEMPERANCE. — Eat not to dullness: drink not to elevation. 2. SILENCE. — Speak not but what may benefit others or yourself: avoid trifling conversation. 3. ORDER. — Let all things have their places : let each part of your business have its time. 4. RESOLUTION....
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The moral instructor, and guide to virtue: being a compendium of moral ...

Jesse Torrey - Ethics - 1824 - 300 pages
...with their precepts, were: I. Temperance: Eat not to dulness; drink not to elevation. II. Silence : Speak not but what may benefit others or yourself; avoid trifling conversation. III. Order: Let all your things have their places: let each part of your business have its time. IV....
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin: Including a Sketch of the Rise and Progress ...

1826 - 407 pages
...and precepts : — 1. TEMPERANCE. — Eat not to dulness ; drink n ct to elevation. 2. SILENCE. — Speak not but what may benefit others or yourself; avoid trifling conversation. 3. ORDER. — Let all your things have their places ; let each part of your business have its time....
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin: Including a Sketch of the Rise and Progress ...

1826 - 407 pages
...and precepts : — 1. TEMPERANCE. — Eat not to dulness ; drink n ct to elevation. 2. SILENCE. — Speak not but what may benefit others or yourself; avoid trifling conversation. 3. ORDER. — Let all your things have their places ; let each part of your business have its time....
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The Encyclopedia of Anecdotes: Illustrative of Character and Events from ...

George Ramsay - Anecdotes - 1828 - 636 pages
...conduct through life. 1. Temperance. — Eat not to dullness : drink not to elevation. 2. Silence. — Speak not but what may benefit others or yourself: avoid trifling conversation. 3. Order.— Let all your things have their places : let each part of your business have its time....
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The Penny Magazine of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge

Charles Knight - World history - 1832
...better and a happier man : — Temperance. Eat not to fulness ; drink not to elevation. Silence. . . . Speak not but what may benefit others or yourself ; avoid trifling conversation. Order Let all your things have their places; let each part of your business have its time. Resolution....
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Mechanics' Magazine, and Journal of the Mechanics' Institute, Volume 1

John Knight - Technology - 1833
...better and a happier man : — Temperance. — Eat not to fulness ; drink not to elevation. Silence. — Speak not but what may benefit others or yourself; avoid trifling conversation. Order. — Let all your things have their places ; let each part of your businees have its time. Resolution....
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