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" Treaties a hundred Years back, which when we compare with our Writings we always find exact. He that would speak, rises. The rest observe a profound Silence. When he has finished... "
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by Benjamin Franklin - 1804 - 59 pages
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The Americas in Italian Literature and Culture, 1700-1825

Stefania Buccini - Literary Criticism - 1997 - 226 pages
...2, p. 95. Concerning native assemblies, Franklin, in Remarks Concerning the Savages, wrote: "He that would speak, rises. The rest observe a profound Silence....Conversation, is reckoned highly indecent. How different this is from the Conduct of a polite British House of Commons, where scarce a Day passes without some...
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Autobiography and Other Writings

Benjamin Franklin - Biography & Autobiography - 1998 - 361 pages
...Treaties a hundred Years back, which when we compare with our Writings we always find exact. He that would speak, rises. The rest observe a profound Silence....Conversation, is reckoned highly indecent. How different this is from the Conduct of a polite British House of Commons, where scarce a Day passes without some...
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Recovering Benjamin Franklin: An Exploration of a Life of Science and Service

James Campbell - Biography & Autobiography - 1999 - 302 pages
...rises. The rest observe a profound Silence. When he has finish'd and sits down, they leave him 5 or 6 Minutes to recollect, that, if he has omitted any...any thing to add, he may rise again and deliver it ... How different this is from the conduct of a polite British House of Commons, where scarce a day...
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Recovering Benjamin Franklin: An Exploration of a Life of Science and Service

James Campbell - Biography & Autobiography - 1999 - 302 pages
...favorably contrasts the procedures followed in an Indian Council with those followed in Parliament: He that would speak, rises. The rest observe a profound Silence. When he has finish'd and sits down, they leave him 5 or 6 Minutes to recollect, that, if he has omitted any thing...
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Racism: A Global Reader

Thomas Reilly - Social Science - 2003 - 400 pages
...in treaties 100 years back; which, when we compare with our writings, we always find exact. He that would speak, rises. The rest observe a profound silence....When he has finished and sits down, they leave him 5 or 6 minutes to recollect, that, if he has omitted anything he intended to say, or has anything to...
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Franklin: The Autobiography and Other Writings on Politics, Economics, and ...

Benjamin Franklin - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 381 pages
...sits down; they leave him 3 or 6 Minutes to recollect, that if he has omitted any thing he iutended to say, or has any thing to add, he may rise again and deliver it. To iuterrupt another, even in common Conversation, is reckon'd higbly indecem. How differem this is, from...
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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin, Including Poor Richard's Almanac ...

Benjamin Franklin - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 320 pages
...treaties a hundred years back; which, when we compare with our writings, we always find exact. He that would speak rises. The rest observe a profound silence....or six minutes to recollect that if he has omitted anything he intended to say or has anything to add he may rise again and deliver it. To interrupt another,...
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Not Your Usual Founding Father: Selected Readings from Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 303 pages
...Treaties a hundred Years back, which when we compare with our Writings we always find exact. He that would speak, rises. The rest observe a profound Silence....Conversation, is reckoned highly indecent. How different this is from the Conduct of a polite British House of Commons, where scarce a Day passes without some...
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The Beauties of Franklin: Consisting of Selections from His Works

Benjamin Franklin - 1834 - 186 pages
...treaties a hundred years back ; which, when we compare with our writings, we always find exact. He that would speak rises. The rest observe a profound silence....conversation, is reckoned highly indecent. How different this is from the conduct of a polite British House of Commons, where scarce a day passes without some...
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The Works of Benjamin Franklin: Including the Private as Well as ..., Volume 10

Benjamin Franklin - United States - 1904
...treaties a hundred years back; which, when we compare with our writings, we always find exact. He that would speak, rises. The rest observe a profound silence....conversation, is reckoned highly indecent. How different this is from the conduct of a polite British House of Commons, where scarce a day passes without some...
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