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Works of the Late Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of His Life, Written by ... - Page 54
by Benjamin Franklin - 1794
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Works of the Late Doctor Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of His Life, Written ...

Benjamin Franklin - Statesmen - 1793 - 303 pages
...ftroke to mark all human-kind, Call'd clear blank paper ev'ry infant mind ; When ftilJ, as opening fenfe her dictates wrote, Fair virtue put a feal,...genius might the plan purfue. J (can you pardon my prefumption), IrIWo wit, no genius, yet for once will try. Various the papers various wants produce,...
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Works of the Late Doctor Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of His Life Written ...

Benjamin Franklin - Electronic books - 1793
...ftroke to mark all human-kind, Call'd clear blank paper ev'ry infant mind ; When ftill, as opening fenfe her dictates wrote, Fair virtue put a feal,...vice a blot. The thought was happy, pertinent, and title ; Methinks a genius might the plan purfue. 1 (can you pardon my prefumption), I—- No wit, no...
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The British poetical miscellany

British poetical miscellany - 1805
...all human kind, Call'd clear blank paper ev'ry infant mind, When ftill as op'ning fenfe her diftates wrote, Fair virtue put a feal, or vice a blot. The thought was happy, pertinent, and true; Mcthinks a genius might the plan purfue. I (can you pardon my prefumption?) I— No wit, no genius,...
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Spirit of the Public Journals, Volume 8

Stephen Jones, Charles Molloy Westmacott - English literature - 1805
...human kind, •vall'd clear blank paper every infant mind (. When ftill as opening Senfe her tljftatefc wrote, Fair Virtue put a feal, or Vice a blot. The thought was happy, pertinent, and true j JVlethinke a Genius might the plan purfue, J— can you pardon my prffumption;^!, JJo Wit, no Genius,...
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The Hive of Ancient and Modern Literature:: A Collection of Essays ...

Conduct of life - 1806 - 340 pages
...ftroke to mark all human kind, Call'd clear blank paper ev'ry infant mind; When ftill, as ep'ning ftnfe her dictates wrote, Fair virtue put a feal, or vice...and true; Methinks a genius might the plan purfue. . I (can you pardon my prefumption), I— No wit, no genius, yet for once will try. Various the papers,...
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The Hive of Ancient and Modern Literature: A Collection of Essays ...

Solomon Hodgson - Conduct of life - 1806 - 340 pages
...ftroke to mark all human kind, Call'd clear blank paper ev'ry infant mind ; When ftill, as op'ning fenfe her dictates wrote, Fair virtue put a feal,...pertinent, and true ; Methinks a genius might the plan purfne. I (can you pardon my prefumption), I — No wit, no genius, yet for once will try. Various...
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The Works of the Late Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of His Life Written ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1807 - 295 pages
...blank paper ev'ry infant mind When still, as op'ning sense her dictates wrote, Fair Virtue put a seal, or Vice a blot. The thought was happy, pertinent, and true; Methinks a genius might the plan pursue. I, (can you pardon my presumption ? I) No wit, no genius, yet for once will try. Various the...
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The Columbian Orator: Containing a Variety of Original and Selected Pieces ...

Caleb Bingham - Speeches, addresses, etc - 1807 - 300 pages
...mind ; When still, as op'ning sense her dictates wrote, Fair virtue put a seal, or vice a blot. Tlie thought was happy, pertinent, and true, Methinks a genius might the plan pursue. I, (can you pardon my presumption ?) I, No wit, no genius, yet for once will try. Various THE...
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The Essays, Humourous, Moral and Literary: Of the Late Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - American essays - 1811 - 182 pages
...blank paper ev'ry infant mind. When still, as op'ning sense her dictates wrote, Fair virtue put a seal, or vice a blot..' The thought was happy, pertinent, and true ;; Methinks a genius might the plan pursue. 1, (can you pardon my presumption? I) No wit, no genius, yet for once will try. Various the...
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The Essays, Humourous, Moral and Literary: Of the Late Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - American essays - 1811 - 182 pages
...blank paper ev'ry infant mind. When still, as op'ning sense her dictates wrote, Fair virtue put a seal, or vice a blot. The thought was happy, pertinent, and true ; Methinks a genius might the plan pursue. I, (can you p,ardon my presumption ? I) No wit, no genius, yet for once will try. Various the...
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