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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 Popular lecturer [afterw.] Pitman's Popular lecturer (and ..., Volumes 1-3

Henry Pitman - 1856
...statesman, and a patriot, he nobly says, in reference to the " Essays to do Good," 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 Youth's Companion and Counsellor

William Chambers - Conduct of life - 1858 - 350 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...
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Juvenile Crime: Its Causes, Character, and Cure

Samuel Phillips Day - Juvenile delinquency - 1858 - 455 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...
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Eulogy on Thomas Dowse

Edward Everett - 1859
...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 advantages of it to that book."...
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Proceedings of the Massachusetts Historical Society, Volume 3

Massachusetts Historical Society - Massachusetts - 1859
...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 any other kind of reputation ; and if I have been, as you seem to think, a useful citizen, the public owes the advantages of it to that book."...
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The Christian Examiner, Volume 66

Liberalism (Religion) - 1859
...such a turn of thinking as to have an influence on my character 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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Parliamentary Papers, Volume 14

Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons - Bills, Legislative - 1859
...such a turn 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 either kind of reputation ; and if I have been, as you seem to think, a useful citizen, the public...
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The Congregational Quarterly, Volume 1

Joseph Sylvester Clark, Henry Martyn Dexter, Alonzo Hall Quint, Isaac Pendleton Langworthy, Christopher Cushing, Samuel Burnham - Congregational churches - 1859
...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 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 Congregational Quarterly, Volume 1

Joseph Sylvester Clark, Henry Martyn Dexter, Alonzo Hall Quint, Isaac Pendleton Langworthy, Christopher Cushing, Samuel Burnham - Congregational churches - 1859
...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 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 Primitive Church (or Baptist) Magazine, Volumes 17-18

Primitive Baptists - 1860
...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 all the advantages of it to the little book." for tije...
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