Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books
" 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
Full view - About this book

The American Mechanic and Working-man, Volume 2

James Waddel Alexander - Labor - 1847
...such a turn of thinking, as to have an influence on my con* duct through life ; for / 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...
Full view - About this book

Y Geiniogwerth. Cyf, Volume 3

Ceiniogwerth - 1849
...edrych ar cich amcan yn hyn yn gyfFelyb i'r hyn a ddywed y Dr. Franklin, — '• / hâte always set a greater value on the character of a DOER OF GOOD, than any other kind of reputation." Felly gellwch chwithau brisio egwyddorion o'r fath yn uwch na " Cheinioywerth." Nid ydyw belbch yn...
Full view - About this book

The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Volume 6

New England - 1852
...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." In the same letter is to be found that often told anecdote of an...
Full view - About this book

Salad for the Solitary

Frederick Saunders - American essays - 1853 - 284 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 a useful citizen, the public owes the advantage of it to that book." Franklin, again, has...
Full view - About this book

Salad for the solitary, by an epicure [signing himself F.S.].

F. S., Frederick Saunders - 1853 - 284 pages
...such a turn of thinking, as to have an influence on iny 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...
Full view - About this book

The Select Works of Benjamin Franklin: Including His Autobiography

Benjamin Franklin - Inventors - 1853 - 488 pages
...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...
Full view - About this book

The Life of Benjamin Franklin: Written by Himself ; to which is Added His ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1855 - 375 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 advantageof it to that book....
Full view - About this book

Magnalia Christi Americana: book 1. Antiquities. 1855. book 2. Ecclesiarum ...

Cotton Mather - New England - 1855
...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." In the same letter is to be found that often-told anecdote of an...
Full view - About this book

Magnalia Christi Americana: book 1. Antiquities. 1855. book 2. Ecclesiarum ...

Cotton Mather - New England - 1855
...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." In the same letter is to be found that often-told anecdote of an...
Full view - About this book

Reading lessons, ed. by E. Hughes, Book 2

Edward Hughes - 1855
...ambition, which urges on men of a less noble cast of character. " I have always," he exclaims, " set a greater value on the character of a doer of good than on any other kind of reputation." To do good, one must have the ability to project ; the skill, patience,...
Full view - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download EPUB
  5. Download PDF