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" They read it, commented on it in my hearing, and I had the exquisite pleasure of finding it met with their approbation, and that in their different guesses at the author, none were named but men of some character * among us for learning and ingenuity. "
Memoirs of the Most Eminent American Mechanics: Also, Lives of Distinguished ... - Page 43
by Henry Howe - 1842 - 35 pages
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Benjamin Franklin ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1818 - 566 pages
...in the morning, and communicated to his writing friends when they called in as usual. They read it, commented on it in my hearing, and I had the exquisite...character among us, for learning and ingenuity. I suppose, that I was rather lucky in my judges, and that they were not really so very good as J then believed...
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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin: [Autobiography

Benjamin Franklin - 1818 - 558 pages
...usual. They read it, commented on it in my hearing, and I had the exquisite pleasure of finding it had met with their approbation, and that in their different...character among us for learning and ingenuity. I suppose that I was rather lucky in my judges, and they were not really so very good as I then believed them...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Benjamin Franklin...

Benjamin Franklin - 1818 - 556 pages
...in the morning, and communicated to his writing friends, when they called in as usual. They read it, commented on it in my hearing, and I had the exquisite pleasure of finding it had met with their approbation, and that in their different guesses at the author, none were named...
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The Pursuit of Knowledge Under Difficulties: Illustrated by Anecdotes, Volume 1

George Lillie Craik - 1830 - 452 pages
...of Boston occasionally to the printing-office; and young Franklin often heard them conversing about the articles that appeared in the newspaper, and the...some character among us for learning and ingenuity." " J suppose," he adds, " that I was rather lucky in my judges, and that they were not really so very...
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Memoirs of Benjamin Franklin, Volume 1

Benjamin Franklin - 1834 - 682 pages
...in the morning, and communicated to his writing friends, when they called in as usual They read it, had met with their approbation, and that in their different guesses at the author, none were named...
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The Works of Benjamin Franklin: Containing Several Political and ..., Volume 1

Benjamin Franklin - 1840 - 666 pages
...in the morning, and communicated to his writing friends when they called in as usual. They read it, commented on it in my hearing, and I had the exquisite...different guesses at the author, none were named but * This was written from recollection, and it is not surprising, that, after the lapse of fitly years,...
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Exemplary and Instructive Biography: For the Study of Youth

Exemplary and instructive biography - 1836 - 348 pages
...next morning, and submitted, as usual, to the critics when they assembled. " They read it," he says ; "commented on it in my hearing; and I had the exquisite pleasure to find that it met with their approbation ; and that in the various conjectures they made respecting...
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The works of Benjamin Franklin: with notes and a life of the ..., Volume 1

Benjamin Franklin - 1840 - 674 pages
...in the morning, and communicated to his writing friends when they called in as usual. They read it, commented on it in my hearing, and I had the exquisite...different guesses at the author, none were named but • Tills was written from recollection, and it is not surprising, that, after the lapse of fifty years,...
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Lives of Benefactors

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - 1844 - 370 pages
...morning, and submitted, as usual, to the critics, when they assembled. "They read it," he says ; " commented on it in my hearing ; and I had the exquisite pleasure to find that it met with their approbation ; and that, in the various conjectures they made respecting...
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The people's art union. The historic gallery of portraits & paintings, with ...

People - 1845 - 348 pages
...and submitted to the consideration of the critics when they met as usual. "They read it," he says; "commented on it in my hearing ; and I had the exquisite...some character among us for learning and ingenuity." Encouraged by the success of this attempt, he sent several other pieces to the press in the same way,...
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