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" It therefore astonishes me, sir, to find this system approaching so near to perfection as it does ; and I think it will astonish our enemies, who are waiting with confidence to hear that our councils are confounded, like those of the builders of Babel... "
Essays and letters - Page 159
by Benjamin Franklin, Benjamin Franklin Collection (Library of Congress) - 1820 - 340 pages
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Works of the late Doctor Benjamin Franklin:: consisting of his life, written ...

Benjamin Franklin - Statesmen - 1793 - 303 pages
...Sir, to find this fyftem approaching fo near to perfection as it does ; and I think it will aftonifh our enemies, who are waiting with confidence, to hear that our councils are confounded, like thofe of the builders of Babylon, and that our ftates are on the point of feparation, only to meet...
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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
...Sir, to find this fyllem approaching fo near to perfection as it does; and I think it will aftonim our enemies, who are waiting with confidence, to hear that our councils are confounded, ISti thofe of the builders of Babylon, and that our:,. ftates are on the point of reparation, only...
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The complete works ... of ... Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - 1806
...selfish views. From such an assembly can a perfect production be expected ? It therefore astonishes me, sir, to find this system approaching so near to...and that our states are on the point of separation, ony to meet hereafter for the purpose of cutting each other's throats. Thus I consent, sir, to this...
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Memoirs of the life and writings of Benjamin Franklin ...

Benjamin Franklin, William Temple Franklin - 1809
...selfish views. From such an assembly can a perfect production be expected? It therefore astonishes me, sir, to find this' system approaching so near...it does ; and I think it will astonish our enemies, who.are waiting with confidence to hear, that our councils are confounded, like those of the builders...
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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
...selfish views. From such an assembly, can a perfect pioduction be expected ? It therefore astonishes me, sir, to find this system approaching so near to perfection as it does ; and I think it will establish our enemies, who are waiting with confidence, to hear that our councils are confounded, like...
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The Works of the Late Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of His Life, Written ...

Benjamin Franklin - Electronic books - 1815 - 324 pages
...views. From sucji an assembly can a perfeet production be expected ?. It .therefore astonishes me, Kir, to find this system approaching so near to perfection as it does ; and I think it will astonish our Y2 enemies, who are waiting with confidence, to hear that our councils are confounded, like those of...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Benjamin Franklin ...

Benjamin Franklin, William Temple Franklin - Philosophers - 1818
...selfish view?. From such an assembly can a perfect production be expected I It therefore astonishes me, Sir, to find this system approaching so near to...councils are confounded like those of the builders of Babel, and that our states are on the point of separation only to meet hereafter for the purpose of...
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The Republican Compiler: Comprising a Series of Scientific, Descriptive ...

Electronic books - 1818 - 263 pages
...selfish views. From such an assembly, can a perfect production be expected f it therefore astonishes me, Sir, to find this system approaching so near to...waiting with confidence, to hear that our councils are confoinded, like those of the builders of Babylon, and that our states are on the point of separation,...
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The life of Benjamin Franklin: with many choice anecdotes and admirable ...

Mason Locke Weems - Statesmen - 1822 - 264 pages
...selfish views. From such an assembly, can a perfect production be expected? It therefore, astonishes me, sir, to find this system approaching so near to perfection as it does; and I think it will confound our enemies, who arc waiting with confidence, to hear that oar councils are confounded, like...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin: Including a Sketch of the Rise and Progress ...

1826 - 407 pages
...selfish views. From such an assembly can a perfect production be expected ? It therefore astonishes me, Sir, to find this system approaching so near to perfection as it does ; and J think it will astonish our enemies, who are waiting with confidence to hear that our councils are...
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