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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 Annual Register of World Events: A Review of the Year, Volume 59

Edmund Burke - History - 1819
...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 1 have been, as you seem to think, a useful citizen, the public...
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Works of the Late Doctor Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of His Life Written ...

Benjamin Franklin - Electronic books - 1793
...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 have been, as you feem to think, a ufeful Citizen, the public owes the advantage of it to that book....
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Works of the Late Doctor Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of His Life, Written ...

Benjamin Franklin - Statesmen - 1793 - 303 pages
...have an influence on my conduct through life : for I have always fet a greater value on the chara&er of a doer of good, than any other kind of reputation ; and if I have been, as you feem to think, a ufeful citizen, the public owes the advantage of it to that book....
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General biography; or, Lives, critical and historical, of the most ..., Volume 4

John Aikin - 1803
...pursuits, something beneficial was ever in contemplation. He justly says of himself " I have always set a greater value on the character of a doer of good than any other kind of reputation." Though by no means inattentive to his own interest, as his rise in the world to high stations and an...
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The Works ...

William Smith - Sermons - 1803
...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 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...
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The Complete Works in Philosophy, Politics, and Morals, of the ..., Volume 3

Benjamin Franklin - American literature - 1806
...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,...other kind of reputation ; and if 1 have been, as you seem to think, a useful citizen, the public owes the advantage of it to that book. You mention your...
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The complete works ... of ... Benjamin Franklin, Volume 3

Benjamin Franklin - 1806
...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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The Works of the Late Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of His Life Written ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1807 - 295 pages
...an influence on my conduct through life : for! have always set a greater value on the eh*. r.acter 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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Works of the Late Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of Memoirs of His Early Life

Benjamin Franklin - American literature - 1810 - 274 pages
...such a turn for thmking, as to have an mfluence on my conduct through lite : 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 bee,n, as you seem to think, a useful citi/An, ihe public owes ihe advantage of it to that book....
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The Essays, Humourous, Moral and Literary: Of the Late Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - American essays - 1811 - 182 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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