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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 Life of Benjamin Franklin, Volume 3

Benjamin Franklin - 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 ; and if I have been, as you seem to think, a useful citizen, the public...
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The biblical museum. Old Testament, Volumes 9-10

James Comper Gray - 1876
...such a turn of thinking, aa to have an influence on my conduct through life 1 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." Jeremy...
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Stories from history, by E. Taylor and other authors

Emily Taylor - Historical fiction - 1876
...such a turn of thinking, as to have an influence on my conduct through life ; for I have always •8et a greater value on the character of a doer of good, than on any other kind of reputation." At last one of his elder brothers who had been some years in England,...
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The Way to Win: Showing how to Succeed in Life

John Thomas Dale - Conduct of life - 1887 - 611 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 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." William...
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Appleton's Cyclopędia of American Biography, Volume 4

James Grant Wilson, John Fiske - America - 1888
...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 nave been, as you seem to think, a useful citizen, the public owes the advantage of it to that took."...
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A Library of American Literature...

Stedman, Edmund C. and Hutchinson Ellen M. - 1888
...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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From Boyhood to Manhood, Life of Benjamin Franklin

William M. Thayer - 1889 - 497 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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Vision: A Magazine for Youth, Volume 3

Mormons - 1890
...Mather's "Essay To Do Good." In his manhood, Dr. Franklin wrote to a son of Dr. 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 Life and Times of Cotton Mather

Abijah Perkins Marvin - 1892 - 582 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 all the advantage of it to that...
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A reader for the higher grades of schools

William M. Thayer - Conduct of life - 1893
...Essay To Do Good." In his manhood, Dr. Franklin wrote to a son of Dr. 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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