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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 Witchcraft Delusion in New England: The wonders of the invisible world ...

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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Addresses and Speeches on Various Occasions: 1852-1867

Robert Charles Winthrop - United States - 1867 - 637 pages
...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 Home and Foreign Record of the Presbyterian Church in the ..., Volume 18

1867
...such a turn of thinking, as to have an influence on my conduct 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...
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A Character of the Province of Maryland: Described in Four Distinct Parts ...

George Alsop - Maryland - 1869 - 125 pages
...such a turn for 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 yon seem to think, a useful citizen, the public owes the advantage to that hook. DB....
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Bibliotheca Geographica & Historica, Part 1

Henry Stevens (Jr.) - America - 1872 - 361 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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Bibliotheca Geographica & Historica, Or, A Catalogue of a Nine Days Sale of ...

Henry Stevens - America - 1872 - 361 pages
...such a turn of thinking, as to have an influence on my conduct through life; for I have always seta greater value on the character of a doer of good than any other kind of reputation ; and if I have been, as yon seem to think, a useful citizen, the public owes the advantage of it to that book.'...
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Under the Trees

Samuel Irenĉus Prime - Adirondack Mountains (N.Y.) - 1874 - 319 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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The Guardian, Volumes 26-27

Conduct of life - 1875
...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 that little book." Jeremy...
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How Benjamin Franklin, the printer boy, made his mark

William Makepeace Thayer - 1875 - 264 pages
...the principal future events of my life." And lie 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 Unitarian Review, Volume 3

Charles Lowe, Henry Wilder Foote, John Hopkins Morison, Henry H. Barber, James De Normandie, Joseph Henry Allen - Unitarianism - 1875
...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." It is no wonder that such a man should have lived beloved and honored...
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