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Works of the Late Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of His Life, Written by ... - Page 7
by Benjamin Franklin - 1794
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The British Prose Writers, Volume 19

British prose literature - 1821
...such a turu 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 Life of Benjamin Franklin: With Many Choice Anecdotes and Admirable ...

Mason Locke Weems - Statesmen - 1822 - 264 pages
...such a turn, for thinking, as to tare an influence on my conduct through life; for I have always set a greater value on the character of a doer of good...other kind of reputation; and if 1 have been, as you seem to think, a useful citizen, the public owes the advantage of it to that book. The last time 1...
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The Life of the Late Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Written by Himself. Together ...

Benjamin Franklin - Statesmen - 1823 - 300 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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Encyclopaedia Britannica; Or A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and ..., Volume 9

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1823
...light, and predicted consequences with nearly a prophetic spirit. He said of himself " I have always set a greater value on the character of a doer of good, than any other kind of reputation." In 1779, his " Political, Miscellaneous, and Philosophical pieces," were published in ¿Ho and 8vo....
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Essays to Do Good, Addressed to All Christians, Whether in Public Or Private ...

Cotton Mather - Christian life - 1824 - 148 pages
...afford a rich recompense for the labour of THE KDITOR. Londen, April 27, 1807. for I have always set a greater value on the character of a doer of good,...other kind of reputation ; and if 1 have been, as you seem to think, a useful citizen, the public owes the advantage of it to that hook," Dr. Franklin-s...
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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1825 - 303 pages
...such a turn of think ing, 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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Essays to Do Good, Addressed to All Christians, Whether in Publick Or ...

Cotton Mather - Christian life - 1826 - 148 pages
...afford a rich recompense for the labour of THE EDITOR. London, April 27, l807. 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 owe* the advantage of it to that book."...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin: Including a Sketch of the Rise and Progress ...

1826 - 407 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 Life of Benjamin Franklin: Including a Sketch of the Rise and Progress ...

1826 - 407 pages
...thinking, as to have an influence on my conduct through life ; for I have always set a greater value a 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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A History of Harvard University: From Its Foundation, in the Year 1636, to ...

Benjamin Peirce - Harvard University - 1833 - 475 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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