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" Temperance, for example, was by some confined to eating and drinking, while by others it was extended to mean the moderating every other pleasure, appetite, inclination, or passion, bodily or mental, even to our avarice and ambition. I proposed to myself,... "
Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Benjamin Franklin ... - Página 89
por Benjamin Franklin - 1818 - 449 páginas
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The Art of Employing Time to the Greatest Advantage, the True Source of ...

1822 - 312 páginas
...mental, even to our avarice or ambition. I proposed to myself, for the sake of clearness, to use rather more names, with fewer ideas annexed to each, than...precepts, were : — 1. TEMPERANCE. — Eat not to dullness: drink not to elevation. 2. SILENCE. — Speak not but what may benefit others or yourself:...
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The Moral Instructor, and Guide to Virtue: Being a Compendium of Moral ...

Jesse Torrey - 1824 - 300 páginas
...all grades to imitate or excel each other in the display of external appearances, — COMP. a flew names with more ideas; and I included under thirteen...desirable ; and annexed to each a short precept, which explained the extent I gave to its meaning. 6 These names of virtues, with their precepts, were: I....
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The Moral Instructor, and Guide to Virtue: Being a Compendium of Moral ...

Jesse Torrey - 1830 - 300 páginas
...members of all grades to imitate or excel each other in the display of external appearances. — COMP, a few names with more ideas; and I included under thirteen names of virtues, all that at that ti?ne occurred to me as necessary or desirable ; and annexed to each a short precept, which explained...
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Memoirs of Benjamin Franklin, Volumen1

Benjamin Franklin - 1834
...mental, even to our avarice and ambition. 1 proposed to myself, for the sake of clearness, to use rather more names, with fewer ideas annexed to each, than...expressed the extent I gave to its meaning. These names of virtue!, with their precepts, were, 1. TEMPERANCE. — Eat not to dulness: drink not to elevation....
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The Select Works of Benjamin Franklin: Including His Autobiography

Benjamin Franklin - 1853 - 488 páginas
...mental, even to our avarice and ambition. I proposed to myself, for the sake of clearness, to use rather more names, with fewer ideas annexed to each, than a few names * This paper is dated Nov. 20th, 1728; and bears the marks of juvenility in the style. In it Franklin...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin: Written by Himself ; to which is Added His ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1855 - 375 páginas
...mental, even to our avarice and ambition. I proposed to myself, for the sake of clearness, to use rather more names, with fewer ideas annexed to each, than...their precepts, were : 1. TEMPERANCE. — Eat not to dullness; drink not to elevation. 2. SILENCE. — Speak not but what may benefit others or yourself;...
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The Works of Benjamin Franklin: Containing Several Political and ..., Volumen1

Benjamin Franklin - 1856
...mental, even to our avarice and ambition. I proposed to myself, for the sake of clearness, to use rather more names, with fewer ideas annexed to each, than...necessary or desirable; and annexed to each a short pre cept, which fully expressed the extent I gave to its meaning. These names of virtues, with their...
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Success in Life: A Book for Young Men

1858
...method : " I included," he says, " under thirteen names of virtues, all that at that time seemed to me necessary or desirable, and annexed to each a short...expressed the extent I gave to its meaning. These were : 1. TEMPERANCE. — Eat not to dullness ; drink not to elevation. 2. SILENCE. — Speak not but...
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Memoirs of Benjamin Franklin, Volumen1

Benjamin Franklin - 1859
...our avarice and ambition. I proposed to myself, for the sake of clearness, to use rather more rtames, with fewer ideas annexed to each, than a few names...fully expressed the extent I gave to its meaning. and &• • names of virtues, with their precepts, 1. TEMPERANCE. — Eat drink not to elevation....
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The Select Works of Benjamin Franklin: Including His Autobiography, with ...

Benjamin Franklin, Epes Sargent - 1866 - 256 páginas
...mental, even to our avarice and ambition. I proposed to myself, for the sake of clearness, to use rather more names, with fewer ideas annexed to each, than a few names * This paper is dated Nov. 20th, 1728 ; and bears the marks of juvenility in the style. In it Franklin...
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