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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 New England Farmer

Agriculture - 1860
...such a turn of thinking аз to havj an influence on my conduct through Hll- ; 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 littlü book." Jeremy...
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The Bobbin Boy, Or, How Nat Got His Learning: An Example for Youth

William M. Thayer - Boston (Mass.) - 1860 - 310 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 repxitation ; and if I have been a useful citizen, the public owes all the advantage of it to the little...
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The Printer Boy: Or, How Ben Franklin Made His Mark. An Example for Youth

William M. Thayer - 1860 - 261 pages
...the principal future events of my life." And he wrote to a son of Cotton Mather, " 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 Printer Boy: Or, How Ben Franklin Made His Mark. An Example for Youth

William M. Thayer - Apprentices - 1861 - 261 pages
...the principal future events of my life." And he wrote to a son of Cotton Mather, " 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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Life of Doctor Franklin

John Nicholas Norton - 1861 - 258 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 Christian Witness, and Church Member's Magazine, Volume 19

Theology - 1862
...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 a useful citizen, the public owes all the advantages...
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The Autobiography and Essays of Dr. Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - 1864 - 231 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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Life and Times of Benjamin Franklin, Volume 1

James Parton - Franklin, Benjamin - 1864 - 710 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 ou any other kind of reputation ; and, if I have been, as you seem to think, a useful citizen, the...
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Benjamin Franklin, the Printer-boy

Benjamin Franklin - Apprentices - 1865 - 120 pages
...the principal future events of my life," And he wrote to a son of Cotton Mather, " 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 Witchcraft Delusion in New England: Its Rise, Progress, and ..., Volumes 1-3

Witchcraft - 1866
...fuch a Turn of thinking, as to have an Influence on my Conduct through Life ; for I have always fet a greater Value on the Character of a Doer of Good than on any other Kind of Reputation." In the fame Letter is to be found that often told anecdote of an...
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