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" ... and wholesome an exercise. Soldiers particularly should, methinks, all be taught to swim ; it might be of frequent use, either in surprising an enemy or saving themselves ; and if I had now boys to educate, I should prefer those schools (other things... "
The Boy's Treasury of Sports, Pastimes, and Recreations - Page 94
1844 - 464 pages
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Works of the late Doctor Benjamin Franklin:: consisting of his life, written ...

Benjamin Franklin - Statesmen - 1793 - 303 pages
...Tranflator of Dr. Franklin's works into French. I know nothing of the fcapbandre of M. de la Chapelle. I know by experience that it is a great comfort to a fwimmer, who has a confiderable diftance to go, to turn himfelf fometimes on his back, and to vary...
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On education [ed. by G. Nicholson].

Education - 1805
...swimming, which are made of double sailcloth, with small pieces of cork quilted in between them. . I know, by experience, that it is a great comfort to a swimmer, who has a considerable distance logo, to turn himself sometimes upon his back, and to vary in other respects the means of procuring...
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Works of the late Dr. Benjamin Franklin: consisting of memoirs of his early Life

Benjamin Franklin, Henry Stueber - American literature - 1810 - 274 pages
...small pieces of cork quilted in between them, I know nothing of the acafthandrc of M. de la Chapelle. I know by experience that it is a 'great comfort to...swimmer, who has a considerable distance to go, to turn himtelf sometimes on his back, and to vary in other respects the means of procuring a progressive motion....
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A Selection of Curious Articles from the Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 3

John Walker - 1811
...frequent use either Iii surprismg an enemy, or saving themselves. And, if J now had boys to educate, I should prefer those schools (other things being...advantageous an art, which, once learned, is never forgotten. { am, &c. }777, Oct, B, FRANKLIN> I. IX. Account of the Burning a Gentoo Woman with her deceased Husband....
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Cursory Remarks on Contagious Diseases and on Baths: On baths

Michael Lambton Este - 1811 - 60 pages
...frequent use either in surprising an enemy or saving themselves. And if I now had boys to educate, I should prefer those schools (other things being...afforded for acquiring so advantageous an art, which once learnt is never forgotten. B. Franklin. During the great heat of summer there is no danger in bathing,...
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The Essays, Humourous, Moral and Literary: Of the Late Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - American essays - 1811 - 182 pages
...small pieces of cork quilted between them. I know nothing of the scabhandre of M. de la Chapel le. I know by experience that it is a great comfort , to a swimmer, who has a considerable dbtance to go, to turn himself sometimes on his back, and to vary in other respects the means of pro....
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A Selection of Curious Articles from the Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 3

John Walker - 1811
...frequent use either in surprising an enemy, or saving themselves. And, if J now had boys to educate, I should prefer those schools (other things being...where an opportunity was afforded for acquiring so adrantageous an art, which, once learned, is pever forgotten. J am, &c. }777, Oct. B, LIX. Account...
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A Selection of Curious Articles from the Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 3

John Walker - 1814
...frequent use either in surprising an enemy, or saving themselves. And, if I now had boys to educate I should prefer those schools (other things being equal) where an opportunity was afforded of acquiring so advan.tageous an art, which, once learned, is never forgotten. I am, &c. 1777, Oct,...
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Essays and letters, Volumes 1-2

Benjamin Franklin, Benjamin Franklin Collection (Library of Congress) - American essays - 1820 - 340 pages
...saving themselves : and if I had now boys to educate, I should prefer those schools (other things heing equal) where an opportunity was afforded for acquiring...advantageous an art, which once learned is never forgotten. I am, sir, &c. B. FRANKLIN. ON THE SAME SUBJECT. In Answer to some Inquiries of M. Dubourg. * • * I...
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The British Prose Writers, Volume 19

British prose literature - 1821
...frequent use either in surprising an enemy, or saving themselves : and if I had now boys to educate, I should prefer those schools (other things being...advantageous an art, which once learned is never forgotten. I am, sir, &c. B. FRANKLIN. ON THE SAME SUBJECT. In Answer to some Inquiries of M. Dubourg. * * * I AM...
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