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" I have been the more particular in this description of my journey, and shall be so of my first entry into that city, that you may in your mind compare such unlikely beginnings with the figure I have since made there. "
Historical Tales, the Romance of Reality: American - Página 94
por Charles Morris - 1893 - 328 páginas
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The English Literatures of America, 1500-1800

Myra Jehlen, Michael Warner - 1997 - 1118 páginas
...arriv'd there about 8 or 9 a Clock, on the Sunday morning, and landed at the Market street Wharff. — which is not at another time. And now, says he, he will eat horse & shall be so of my first Entry into that City, that you may in your Mind compare such unlikely Beginning...
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Declarations of Independency in Eighteenth-century American Autobiography

Susan Clair Imbarrato - 1998 - 171 páginas
...scene begins with his own dramatic preface to alert his son about the pending importance of this image: "I have been the more particular in this Description...Beginnings with the Figure I have since made there" (20). Eight years later, in 1729, Franklin revisits this city and describes the expanding urban scene...
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Benjamin Franklin and His Enemies

Robert Middlekauff - 1996 - 274 páginas
...with all he owned on his back and with the rolls of bread he purchased bulging out of his pockets, "that you may in your Mind compare such unlikely Beginnings with the Figure I have since made there." He also reports on his public recognition in his election to offices of government, saying that his...
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Autobiography and Other Writings

Benjamin Franklin - 1998 - 361 páginas
...arriv'd there about 8 or 9 a Clock, on the Sunday morning, and landed at the Market street Wharff. — I have been the more particular in this Description of my Journey, & shall be so of my first Entry into that City, that you may in your Mind compare such unlikely Beginning...
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Cultural Visions: Essays in the History of Culture

Penny Schine Gold, Benjamin C. Sax - 2000 - 308 páginas
...more particular in this Description, of my first Entry into that City," Franklin candidly confesses, "that you may in your Mind compare such unlikely Beginnings with the Figure I have since made there" 1751. In Franklin's world, the figure one cuts counts. Yet, Franklin's concern for appearance, albeit...
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Content-area Reading Strategies For Language Arts: Grades 7-9

Walch Publishing - 2002 - 100 páginas
...was a master storyteller and subscribed to the axiom "never let the facts get in the way of a good story." I have been the more particular in this description...city, that you may in your mind compare such unlikely beginning with the figure I have since made there. I was in my working dress, my best clothes being...
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A Benjamin Franklin Reader

Benjamin Franklin - 2003 - 551 páginas
...arrived there about eight or nine o'clock on the Sunday morning, and landed at the Market Street wharf. I have been the more particular in this description...with the figure I have since made there. I was in my working dress, my best clothes being to come round by sea. I was dirty from my journey; my pockets...
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Paths of the Christian Mysteries: From Compostela to the New World

Virginia Sease, Manfred Schmidt-Brabant - 2003 - 245 páginas
...writes in his autobiography that he will describe his first entry into Philadelphia so that 'one may compare such unlikely beginnings with the figure I have since made there. I was in my working dress ... I was dirty from my journey; my pockets were stufFd out with shirts and stockings,...
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The Americanization of Benjamin Franklin

Gordon S. Wood - 2004 - 299 páginas
..."particular" — and unforgettable — description of his "first Entry" into the city of Philadelphia so "that you may in your Mind compare such unlikely Beginnings with the Figure I have since made there." Although he tried in his Autohiograplry to play down and mock his achievements, Franklin was nothing...
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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin, Including Poor Richard's Almanac ...

Benjamin Franklin - 2005 - 320 páginas
...arrived there about eight or nine o'clock on the Sunday morning and landed at Market Street wharf. I have been the more particular in this description...with the figure I have since made there. I was in my working dress, my best clothes coming round by sea. I was dirty, from my being so long in the boat....
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