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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... "
Works of the Late Doctor Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of His Life Written ... - Page 184
by Benjamin Franklin - 1793
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The Essays, Humourous, Moral and Literary: Of the Late Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - American essays - 1811 - 182 pages
...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...how to build a cabin, take a deer, or kill an enemy ; spoke our language imperfectly ; were therefore neither fit for hunters, warriors, or counsellors...
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The literary miscellany: or, Selections and extracts, classical ..., Volume 9

1812
...young people were formerly brought up at the colleges of the northern provinces; they were instructed in all your fciences ; but when they came back to...hunger; knew neither how to build a cabin, take a deer, nor kill an enemy; spoke our language imperfectly; were therefore neither fit for hunters, warriors,...
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The literary miscellany: or, Selections and extracts, classical ..., Volume 9

1812
...colleges of the northern provinces; -they were instructed in all your sciences ; but when they came hack to us, they were bad runners; ignorant of every means...hunger; knew neither how to build a cabin, take a deer, nor till anenemy ; spoke our language imperfectly; were therefore neither fit for hunters, warriors,...
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The Works of the Late Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of His Life, Written ...

Benjamin Franklin - Electronic books - 1815 - 324 pages
...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 of living in the woods ; uAable to hear either cold or hunger ; knew neither how to build a cabin, take a deer, or kill an...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Benjamin Franklin ..

Benjamin Franklin - 1818
...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,...either cold or hunger, knew neither how to build a cabbin, take a deer, or kill an enemy, spoke our language imperfectly; were therefore neither fit for...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Benjamin Franklin...: Posthumous and ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1819
...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 of living ijn the woods, unable to bear either cold or hunger, knew neither how to build a cabin, take a deer,...
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Essays and Letters, Volumes 1-2

Benjamin Franklin - American essays - 1820 - 340 pages
...formerly brought up at thecolleges of the northern provinces ; they were instructed in all your sciences ; but when they came back to us, they were bad runners,...how to build a cabin, take a deer, or kill an enemy, spokę our language imperfectly; were therefore neither fit for hunters, warriors, or counsellors ;...
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The British Prose Writers, Volume 19

British prose literature - 1821
...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,...how to build a cabin, take a deer, or kill an enemy, spoke our language imperfectly; were therefore neither fit for hunters, warriors, or counsellors ;...
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The Life of the Late Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Written by Himself. Together ...

Benjamin Franklin - Statesmen - 1823 - 300 pages
...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...how to build a cabin, take a deer, or kill an enemy ; spoke our language imperfectly ; were therefore neither fit for hunters, warriors, or counsellors...
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Historical Notes Respecting the Indians of North America: With Remarks on ...

John Halkett - Indians of North America - 1825 - 408 pages
...brought up at the colleges in your northern provinces. They were instructed in all your sciences : but when they came back to us, they were bad runners...; knew neither how to build a cabin, take a deer, nor kill an enemy ; spoke our language imperfectly ; were neither fit for hunters, warriors, nor councillors...
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