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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 Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of Essays, Humorous, Moral ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1853 - 288 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...; knew neither how to build a cabin, take a deer, 0( kill an enemy; spoke our language imperfectly; were therefore neither fit for hunters, warriors,...
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History of the Early Discovery of America and Landing of the Pilgrims: With ...

Samuel G. Drake - America - 1854 - 720 pages
...instructed in all your sciences; but when they came buck to us, they were bad runners; ignorant of even' means of living in the woods; unable to bear either...how to build a cabin, take a deer, or kill an enemy ; spoke our language imperfectly ; were therefore neither tit for hunters, warriors, or counsellors;...
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Library of American History: Containing Biographical Sketches, of Washington ...

Biographies of American leaders - 1855 - 640 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, and were therefore neither fit for hunters, warriours, noi counsellors...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin: Written by Himself ; to which is Added His ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1855 - 375 pages
...colleges of the northern provinces ; they were instructed in all your sciences ; but when they camo back to us they were bad runners ; ignorant of every...how to build a cabin, take a deer, or kill an enemy; spoke our language imperfectly ; were therefore neither fit for hunters, warriors or counselors ; they...
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The select works of Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - 1855
...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,...woods, unable to bear either cold or hunger, knew neitheV how to build a cabin, take a deer, or kill an enemy, spoke our language imperfectly, — were...
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Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight, Volume 1

Half hours - 1856
...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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Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight, Volume 2

Half hours - 1856
...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,...every means of living in the woods, unable to bear cither cold or hunger, knew neither how to build a cabin, take a deer, or kill an enemy ; spoke our...
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The Aboriginal Races of North America: Comprising Biographical Sketches of ...

Samuel G. Drake - Indians of North America - 1859 - 736 pages
...brought iifi at 'he colleges of the northern provinces ; they were instructed in all your sei-nces ; 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 imp"rfectly ; were therefore neither fit for hunters, warriors, or counsellors;...
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The historical, biographical and poetical reader; or, Scholar's companion

John Laurie Blake - 1862
...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, nor counsellors...
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The Autobiography and Essays of Dr. Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - 1864 - 231 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...knew neither how to build a cabin, take a deer, or kiil an enemy ; spoke our language imperfectly ; were therefore neither fit for hunters, warriors,...
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