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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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Dot Dot Dot 13

Stuart Bailey, Peter Bilak - 2007 - 104 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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The Compleated Autobiography by Benjamin Franklin: 1757-1790

Benjamin Franklin - 2007 - 480 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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The Political Philosophy of Benjamin Franklin

Lorraine Smith Pangle - 2007 - 277 páginas
...he decided, for his own part, "to use rather more names with fewer Ideas annex'd to each, than fewer 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."35 But Franklin was more subtle than this breezy introduction...
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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin, Poor Richard's Almanac, and Other Papers

Benjamin Franklin - 189? - 308 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...precept which fully expressed the extent I gave to its moaning. The names of virfates, with their precepts, were : 1. TEMPERANCE. — Eat not to dullness...
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Behavior and Destiny: A Christian View

...a steady uniform rectitude of conduct. For this purpose I therefore contrived the following method I included under thirteen names of virtues all that...that time occurred to me as necessary or desirable These names were temperance, silence, order, resolution, frugality, industry, sincerity, justice, moderation,...
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