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" Bulk often fail suddenly: I know that according to the Course of Nature I cannot at most continue much longer, and that the living even of another Day is uncertain. I therefore now form no Schemes, but such as are of immediate Execution; indulging myself... "
The Devious Dr. Franklin, Colonial Agent: Benjamin Franklin's Years in London - Page 19
by David Morgan - 1999 - 273 pages
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The works of Benjamin Franklin: with notes and a life of the ..., Volume 7

Benjamin Franklin - 1840
...uncertain. I therefore now form no schemes, but such as are of immediate execution, indulging myself in no future prospect except one, that of returning to...spend the evening of life with my friends and family. Mr. and Mrs. Strahan, and Mr. and Mrs. West, when I last saw them, desired to be kindly remembered...
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Life of Benjamin Franklin, Written by Himself, Volume 2

Benjamin Franklin - 1875
...26 PETER COLLINSON. [y*ET. 62. schemes, but such as are of immediate execution, indulging myself in no future prospect except one, that of returning to...spend the evening of life with my friends and family. TO Michael Understanding that an account of our dear Collinson. [Date uncer- departed friend, Mr. Peter...
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Life of Benjamin Franklin, Written by Himself, Volume 2

Benjamin Franklin - 1875
...B 26 PETER COLLJNSON. \Kx. 62. schemes, but such as are of immediate execution, indulging myself in no future prospect except one, that of returning to...spend the evening of life with my friends and family. TO Michael Understanding that an account of our dear Collinson. [Date uncer- departed friend, Mr. Peter...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin

Jeremiah Chaplin - 1876 - 398 pages
...uncertain. I therefore form no schemes, hut such aa are of immediate execution, indulging myself in no future prospect except one, that of returning to Philadelphia, there to spend tin evening of my life with my friends and family." And yet this old man of sixty-three, writing about...
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Franklin's Contribution to Medicine: Being a Collection of Letters Written ...

Theodore Diller - Medicine - 1912 - 89 pages
...uncertain. I therefore now form no Schemes, but such as are of immediate Execution; indulging myself in no future Prospect except one, that of returning to...spend the Evening of Life with my Friends and Family." Again on June 10, 1760: "On Friday came on a Fit of the Gout, from which I had been free Five Years....
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Benjamin Franklin, Self-revealed: A Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 1

William Cabell Bruce - 1917
...uncertain. I therefore now form no Schemes, but such as are of immediate Execution; indulging myself in no future Prospect except one, that of returning to...spend the Evening of Life with my Friends and Family. There was a time when he loved England and would perhaps have contentedly lived and died there, if...
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Benjamin Franklin: An American Life

Walter Isaacson - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 608 pages
...cannot at most continue much longer." He had just turned 63. Therefore, he was "indulging myself in no future prospect except one, that of returning to Philadelphia, there to spend the evening of my life with my friends and family." Sally and her husband came back from Boston hoping to find Franklin...
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The Works of Benjamin Franklin: Containing Several Political and ..., Volume 7

Benjamin Franklin, Jared Sparks - Statesmen - 1838
...uncertain. I therefore now form no schemes, but such as are of immediate execution, indulging myself in no future prospect except one, that of returning to...spend the evening of life with my friends and family. Mr. and Mrs. Strahan, and Mr. and Mrs. West, when I last saw them, desired to be kindly remembered...
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