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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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Autobiography and Other Writings

Benjamin Franklin - 1998 - 361 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 included...under Thirteen Names of Virtues all that at that time occurr'd to me as necessary or desirable, and annex'd to each a short Precept, which fully express'd...
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Pilgrim Souls: A Collection of Spiritual Autobiography

Amy Mandelker, Elizabeth Powers - 1999 - 543 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 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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Consumption and the Making of Respectability, 1600-1800

Woodruff D. Smith - 2002 - 339 páginas
...sources and use the list as the basis of a repeating. self-conducted course of moral improvement.] ... I included under Thirteen Names of Virtues all that at that time occurr'd to me as necessary or desirable. and annex 'd to each a short Precept. which fully express...
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The Enlightenment: A Sourcebook and Reader

Paul Hyland, Olga Gomez, Francesca Greensides - 2003 - 467 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 dullness; drink not to elevation. 2. Silence 3. Order Let all your things have their places; let each...
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A Benjamin Franklin Reader

Benjamin Franklin - 2003 - 551 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: Temperance: Eat not to dullness; drink not to elevation. Silence: Speak not but what may benefit others...
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The Enlightenment: A Sourcebook and Reader

Paul Hyland, Olga Gomez, Francesca Greensides - 2003 - 467 páginas
...mental, even to our avarice and amhition. I proposed to mvsclf, lor the sake of clearness, to use rather more names, with fewer ideas annexed to each, than a few names with more ideas; and 1 included under thirteen names of virtues all that at that time occurred to me as necessarv or desirahle,...
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The List: The Uses and Pleasures of Cataloguing

Robert E. Belknap - 2004 - 252 páginas
...those that had previously been mastered: 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 dullness; drink not to elevation. 2. SILENCE. Speak not but what may benefit others or yourself; avoid...
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Franklin: The Autobiography and Other Writings on Politics, Economics, and ...

Benjamin Franklin - 2004 - 381 páginas
...I propos'd to myself, for the sake of Clearness, to use rather more Names with fewer Ideas anncs'd to each, than a few Names with more Ideas; and I included...under Thirteen Names of Virtues all that at that time oecurr'd to me as necessary or desirahle, and annes'd to each a short Precept, which fully espress'd...
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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin, Including Poor Richard's Almanac ...

Benjamin Franklin - 2005 - 320 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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Franklin on Franklin

Paul M. Zall - 2005 - 315 páginas
...therefore propos'd to my self, for the sake of Clearness, to use rather more Names than 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 desirable, and annex'd to each a short Precept, which fully express'd the Extent...
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