The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
Houghton Mifflin, 1923 - 235 páginas
Charming self-portrait covers boyhood, work as a printer, political career, scientific experiments, much more. Its openness, honesty, and readable style have made the "Autobiography" one of the great classics of the genre.
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accordingly acquaintance advantage affairs afterwards appear'd arriv'd Art of Virtue ask'd Assembly attended Autobiography began BENJAMIN FRANKLIN Boston bred brother brought call'd captain character conduct continu'd continued defense dispute Ecton employ'd England father form'd Fort Duquesne Franklin friends gave give good-natur'd governor hands horses inhabitants instructions intention Keimer length letter Little Britain lived lodging London Lord Loudoun Madeira wine means never occasion occasion'd opinion paid pamphlet paper pass'd perhaps person Philadelphia pieces plac'd porringer pounds currency present printed printer printing-house procure propos'd proposed proprietaries province Quakers Ralph receiv'd return'd Riddlesden sail says sect seem'd sent shillings ship sometimes soon Stephen Potts street suppos'd thing thought thousand pounds thro tion told took us'd virtue waggons William Temple Franklin work'd writing wrote young youth