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" Good," which, I think, was written by your father. It had been so little regarded by a former possessor that several leaves of it were torn out, but the remainder gave me such a turn of thinking as to have an influence on my conduct through life; for... "
Works of the Late Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of His Life, Written by ... - Page 7
by Benjamin Franklin - 1794
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The Essays, Humourous, Moral and Literary: Of the Late Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - American essays - 1811 - 182 pages
...such a turn of thinking, as to have an influence on my conduct through life : for I have always set a greater value on the character of a doer of good, than any other kind of reputation ; and if I have been, as you seem to think, a useful citizen, the public owes the advantage of it to that book....
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The literary miscellany: or, Selections and extracts, classical ..., Volume 9

1812
...such a turn of thinking, as to hare an influence on my conduct through life ; for I have always set a greater value on the character of a doer of good, than on any other kind of reputation; and if I have been a useful citizen, the public owes the advantage...
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The Works of the Late Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of His Life, Written ...

Benjamin Franklin - Electronic books - 1815 - 324 pages
...such a turn of thinking, as to have an influence on my conduct through life : for I have always set a greater value on the character of a doer of good, than any other kind of reputation : and if I have been, as you seem to think, a useful citizen, the public owes the advantage pf it to that book....
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Essays to Do Good: Addressed to All Christians, Whether in Public Or Private ...

Cotton Mather - Christian life - 1816 - 172 pages
...such a turn of thinking., as tolmv* " an influence on my conduct though life ; for I have always set a " greater value on the character of a doer of good, than any other kind " of reputation ; and if I have been, as you seem ta think, a useful " citizen, the public owes the advantage of it to that...
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Sequel to the English Reader, Or Elegant Selections in Prose and Poetry ...

Lindley Murray - Authors - 1816 - 286 pages
...purfuits, fomcthing beneficial was ever in contemplation. He juftly fays of himfelf, " I have always fet a greater value on the character of a doer of good, than on any other kind of reputation." He poffefled the rare talent of drawing ufeful leflbns from the conmionclt...
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Memoirs of the Life of Mrs. Abigail Waters: Who Died in Boston, November 22d ...

Joshua Huntington - Electronic books - 1817 - 180 pages
...such a turn of thinking, as to have an influence on my conduct through life; for I have always set a greater value on the character of a doer of good, than any other kind of reputation ; and if I have been, as you .- ",:ri to think, a useful citizen, the publie owes the advantage of it to that...
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The Private Correspondence of Benjamin Franklin, LL.D, F.R.S., &c ..., Volume 1

Benjamin Franklin - 1817
...have an •* j' • - l • '* 3i TC influence . on my conduct through life ; for i have always set a greater value on the character of a doer of good, than on any other kind of reputation; and if I have been. . '' '•' -1 -K'TJ! , M*f as you seem to think,...
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The Republican Compiler: Comprising a Series of Scientific, Descriptive ...

A citizen of Pittsburgh - Electronic books - 1818 - 263 pages
...such a train of thinking, as to have an influence on my conduct through life : for 1 have always set a. greater value on the character of a doer of good, than any other kind of reputation ; and if I have been, as you seem to think, a useful citizen, the public owes the advantage of it to that book....
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Annual Register, Volume 59

Edmund Burke - History - 1818
...such a turn of thinking as to have an influence on my conduct through life ; for I have always act a greater value on the character of a doer of good,' than on any other kitid of reputation ; and if I have been, as you seem to think, a useful citizen, the...
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Essays and Letters, Volumes 1-2

Benjamin Franklin - American essays - 1820 - 340 pages
...thinking as to have an influence on my conduct through life : for I have always set a greater vaJne on the character of a doer of good than any other kind of reputation ; and if I have been, as you seem to think, a useful citizen, the public owes the advantage of it to that book....
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