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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 Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - 1896 - 206 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...These names of virtues, with their precepts, were : i. TEMPERANCE. Eat not to dullness ; drink not to elevation. 2. SILENCE. Speak not but what may benefit...
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Benjamin Franklin ; His Life

Benjamin Franklin - 1897 - 311 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...with their precepts, were : 1. TEMPERANCE. Eat not to dullnecs ; drink not to elevation. 2. SILENCE. Speak not but what may benefit others or yourself; avoid...
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Notes and Queries and Historic Magazine, Volumen18

1900
...mental, even to our avarice and ambition. I proposed for myself, for the sake of clearness, to use rather more names, with fewer ideas annexed to each, than...with their precepts, were : 1. Temperance. Eat not to dulluess ; drink not to elevation. 2. Silence. Speak not but what may benefit others or yourself ;...
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american prose

george rice carpenter - 1898
...I proposed to myself, for the sake of clearness, to use rather more names, with fewer ideas annex'd to each, than a few names with more ideas; and I included...under thirteen names of virtues all that at that time occurr'd to me as necessary or desirable, and annexed to each a short precept, which fully express'd...
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American Prose

George Rice Carpenter - 1898 - 465 páginas
...I proposed to myself, for the sake of clearness, to use rather more names, with fewer ideas annex'd to each, than a few names with more ideas ; and I...under thirteen names of virtues all that at that time occurr'd to me as necessary or desirable, and annexed to each a short precept, which fully express'd...
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American Prose: Selections

George Rice Carpenter - 1898 - 465 páginas
...names with more ideas ; and I included under thirteen names of virtues all that at that time occurr'd to me as necessary or desirable, and annexed to each a short precept, which fully express'd the extent I gave to its meaning. These names of virtues, with their precepts were : i. TEMPERANCE...
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Selections from Autobiography: Poor Richard's Almanac, Advice to a Young ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1899 - 178 páginas
...I propos'd to myself, for the sake of clearness, to use rather more names, with fewer ideas annex'd to each, than a few names with more ideas ; and I...These names of virtues, with their precepts, were : r. TEMPERANCE. Eat not to dullness ; drink not to elevation. 2. SILENCE. Speak not but what may benefit...
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Historic Side-lights

Howard Payson Arnold - 1899 - 330 páginas
...Franklin in his "Autobiography" says in regard to his "various enumerations of the moral virtues " : — " I included under thirteen names of virtues all that...that time occurred to me as necessary or desirable." Among these truthfulness does not appear, the nearest approach to it being " sincerity," which is by...
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Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin: With Introduction and Notes

Benjamin Franklin - 1901 - 249 páginas
...mentally, 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...fully expressed the extent I gave to its meaning. The names of virtues, with their precepts, were : 1. TEMPERANCE. — Eat not to dullness ; drink not...
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A Multitude of Counsellors: Being a Collection of Codes, Precepts and Rules ...

Josephus Nelson Larned - 1901 - 499 páginas
...I propos'd to myself, for the sake of clearness, to use rather more names, with fewer ideas annex'd to each, than a few names with more ideas ; and I...under thirteen names of virtues all that at that time occurr'd to me as necessary or desirable, and annexed to each a short precept, which fully express'd...
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