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Essays and Letters - Page 97
by Benjamin Franklin - 1821
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The Annual Register of World Events: A Review of the Year, Volume 59

Edmund Burke - History - 1819
...boy, I met with a book entitled Essays to do Good, which I think was written by your father. It had been so little regarded by a former possessor, that...greater value on the character of -a doer of good, than on any other kind of reputation ; and if 1 have been, as you seem to think, a useful citizen, the public...
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The Evangelical Magazine

Missions - 1807
...father. It had been so little regarded by its former possessor, that several leaves of it were tore out t but the remainder gave me such a turn of thinking,...set a greater value on the character of a doer of gotd, than any otherkind of reputation j and if 1 have been, as you seem to think, a useful citizen,...
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Works of the Late Doctor Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of His Life Written ...

Benjamin Franklin - Electronic books - 1793
...former pofleffor, poflefibr, that feveral leaves of it werC torn out; but the remainder gave me fuch a turn of thinking, as to have an influence on my conduct through life: for I have always fet a greater value on die character of a doer of good, than any other kind of reputation; and if I...
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Works of the Late Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of His Life ..., Volumes 1-2

Benjamin Franklin - 1794
...regarded by a former polTeflbr, that feveral eaves of it were torn out ; but the remainder gave pe fuch a turn of thinking, as to have an influence on my conduct through life : for I have always let a greater value on the character of a doer of good, than any other kind of reputation ; and if...
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The Works of William Smith, D. D.: Late Provost of the College and ..., Volume 1

William Smith - Sermons, American - 1803
...written by Dr. Mather's father. — " It had been, says he, so little regarded by a former posses" sor, that several leaves of it were torn out, but the remainder " gave me such a turn of thinking, as to have great influence on " my conduct through life; for I have always set a greater value a on the character...
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The Works ...

William Smith - Sermons - 1803
...written by Dr. Mather's father. — " It had been, says he, so little regarded by a former posses" sor, that several leaves of it were torn out, but the remainder " gave me such a turn of thinking, as to have great influence on "my conduct through life; for I have always set a greater value " on the character...
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General Biography: Or, Lives, Critical and Historical, of the Most ..., Volume 4

John Aikin - Biography - 1803
...speculations and pursuits, something beneficial was ever in contemplation. He justly eays of himself " I have always set a greater value on the character of a doer of good Uiu\i any other kind of reputation." Though by no means inattentive to his own interest, as his rise...
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The Works of the Late Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of His Life Written ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1807 - 295 pages
...I met with a book entitled, " Essays to do good," which I think was written by your father. It had been so little regarded by a former possessor, that...as to have an influence on my conduct through life i for I have always set a greater value on the eh*' racier of a doer of good, than any other kind of...
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The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th], Volume 3, Part 1

1807
...was written by your father. It had been so little regarded by its former possessor, that. •ereral leaves of it were torn out; but the remainder gave...have an influence on my conduct through life ; for I haw always set a greater value on the character oi a doer of good, than any other kin.i of reputation...
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Works of the Late Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of Memoirs of His Early Life

Benjamin Franklin - American literature - 1810 - 274 pages
...met with book entitled' " Essays to do 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 tora out; but the remainder gave Dae such a turn for thmking, as to have an mfluence on my conduct...
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