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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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A Manual of Political Economy: With Particular Reference to the Institutions ...

Willard Phillips - Economics - 1828 - 278 pages
...; they were instructed in all your sciences, but when they came back to us, they were bad swimmers, unable to bear either cold or hunger, knew neither...how to build a cabin, take a deer or kill an enemy." If the clergy or professors -in the public seminaries are half a century behind the times, their lessons...
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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of Essays, Humourous, Moral ...

Benjamin Franklin - Statesmen - 1831 - 290 pages
...formerly brought up at the colleges of the northern provinces; they were inftructed in all your sciences ; but when they came back to us, they were bad runners ; ignorant of e?ery means of [living in the woods; unable to bear eithei cold or hunger ; knew neither how to build...
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The Second Reader, Or Juvenile Companion

John Lauris Blake - 1833
...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;...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 Guide to Knowledge, Volume 1

William Pinnock - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1833
...colleges of the northern provinces; they were instructed in all the sciences; but when they came bach to us, they were bad. runners ; ignorant of every means of living in the woods ; unable either to bear cold or hunger ; knew neither how ter build a cabin, take a deer, nor to kill an enemy...
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The Second Reader, Or Juvenile Companion

John Lauris Blake - Readers - 1833 - 260 pages
...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 lit' living in the woods; unable to bear either cold or hunger; knew neither how to build a cabin,...
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Biography and History of the Indians of North America: Comprising a General ...

Samuel G. Drake - Indians of North America - 1834 - 541 pages
...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...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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Family Magazine: Or Monthly Abstract of General Knowledge

1836
...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, and were therefore neither fit for hunters, warriours, nor counsellors...
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The Works of Benjamin Franklin: Containing Several Political and ..., Volume 2

Benjamin Franklin, Jared Sparks - Statesmen - 1836
...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,...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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Biography and History of the Indians of North America: Comprising a General ...

Samuel G. Drake - Indians of North America - 1837
...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 Family Magazine, Volume 4

1837
...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, and were therefore neither fit for hunters, warriours, nor counsellors...
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