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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 Century: 1898, Volume 57

1899
...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,...every means of living in the woods, unable to bear cold or hunger, knew neither how to build a cabin, take a deer, nor kill an enemy, spoke our language...
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The Many-sided Franklin

Paul Leicester Ford - History - 1899 - 516 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,...every means of living in the woods, unable to bear cold or hunger, knew neither how to build a cabin, take a deer, nor kill an enemy, spoke our language...
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An Introduction to the Study of Literature: For the Use of Secondary and ...

American literature - 1899 - 410 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 of living in the woods, unable 55 to bear either cold or hunger, knew neither how to build a cabin, take a deer, nor kill an enemy,...
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Poor Richard's Almanac

Benjamin Franklin - Almanacs, American - 1900 - 132 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,...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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Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin: With Introduction and Notes

Benjamin Franklin - 1901 - 249 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,...living in the woods, unable to bear either cold or hun. ger, knew neither how to build a cabin, take a deer, nor kill an enemy, spoke our language imperfectly...
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Canadian Life in Town & Country

Henry James Morgan, Lawrence Johnstone Burpee - Canada - 1905 - 266 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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Selections from the Writings of Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - 1905 - 366 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,...every means of living in the woods, unable to bear cold or hunger, knew neither how to build a cabin, take a deer, nor kill an enemy, spoke our language...
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The Writings of Benjamin Franklin: 1789-1790

Benjamin Franklin - United States - 1907 - 633 pages
...Provinces; they were instructed in all your Scene* when they came back to us, they were bad Runners, i{ of every means of living in the Woods, unable to bear...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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Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - 1909 - 249 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,...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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Teaching American Indian Students

Jon Allan Reyhner - Social Science - 1994 - 328 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, nor counsellors;...
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