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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 Granite Monthly: A Magazine of Literature, History and State ..., Volume 32

Henry Harrison Metcalf, John Norris McClintock - Local history - 1902
...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 on any other kind of reputation, and if I have been, as you seem to think, a useful citizen, the public...
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The Granite Monthly: A New Hampshire Magazine Devoted to History ..., Volume 32

Henry Harrison Metcalf, John Norris McClintock - New Hampshire - 1902
...me 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 on any other kind of reputation, and if I have been, as you seem to think, a useful citizen, the public...
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Edward Almack - ART - 1904 - 180 pages
...such a turn of thinking as to have an influence upon 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 all the advantage of it to that...
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A Manual of American Literature

James Brady Smiley - American literature - 1905 - 336 pages
...influence in a letter to Samuel Mather, Cotton's son and biographer: — 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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Selections from the Writings of Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - 1905 - 366 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 on any other kind of reputation ; and if I have been, as you seem to think, a useful citizen, the public...
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Benjamin Franklin, Or, From Printing Office to the Court of St. James

William Makepeace Thayer - United States - 1905 - 380 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 on any other kind of reputation ; and if I have been, as you seem to think, a useful citizen, the public...
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Two-hundredth Anniversary of the Birth of Benjamin Franklin: Celebration by ...

Massachusetts - 1906 - 113 pages
...thinking as to have influenced his conduct through life, for, to use his own language, "I have always set a greater value on the character of a doer of good than on any other land of reputation; and if I have been, as you seem to think, a useful citizen, the public...
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The Two-hundredth Anniversary of the Birth of Benjamin Franklin: Celebration ...

Franklin Bi-centennial Joint Committee (Boston, Mass.) - Boston (Mass.) - 1906 - 113 pages
...thinking as to have influenced his conduct through life, for, to use his own language, "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, as you seem to think, a useful citizen, the public...
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Two-hundredth Anniversary of the Birth of Benjamin Franklin: Celebration by ...

Massachusetts - 1906 - 113 pages
...thinking as to have influenced his conduct through life, for, to use his own language, "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, as you seem to think, a useful citizen, the public...
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Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - 1909 - 249 pages
...such a turn of thinking as to have an influence on my con•duct 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, as you seem to think, a useful citizen, the public...
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