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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 works of Benjamin Franklin: with notes and a life of the ..., Volume 10

Benjamin Franklin - 1840
...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 American Biblical Repository

Theology - 1842
...Mather, as his son informs us, 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 tave been, as you seem to think, a useful citizen, the public o- te the advantage of it to that book...
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The Biblical Repository and Classical Review

Religion - 1842
...Mather, as his son informs us, 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 tve been, as you seem to think, a useful citizen, the public <>• • the advantage of it to...
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My Progress in Error, and Recovery to Truth: Or, A Tour Through Universalism ...

Unitarianism - 1842 - 240 pages
...towards Him, who is alone the proper object of worship. Franklin somewhere says that he always set a greater value on the character of a " doer of good," than on any other kind of reputation — and I early determined to make him my model ; and to secure that...
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The Pleasures of Religion...

Henry Forster Burder - Christian life - 1843 - 234 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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The Mather Family

Enoch Pond - 1844 - 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,...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." 9* There is scarcely...
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Biographical, Literary, and Philosophical Essays: Contributed to the ...

John Foster - Essays - 1844 - 419 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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Contributions, Biographical, Literary, and Philosophical, to the ..., Volume 1

John Foster - English essays - 1844
...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 Works of ... Franklin: Consisting of Essays, Humorous, Moral, and ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1846 - 304 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 citi zen, the public owes the advantage of it to that book....
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The United States Democratic Review, Volume 20

United States - 1847
...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 a useful citizen, the public owes the advantage of it to that book." Franklin, again, has...
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