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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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American Patriots and Statesmen, from Washington to Lincoln: Patriotism of ...

Albert Bushnell Hart - 1916
...born in Boston, emigrated to Philadelphia and remained a citizen of Pennsylvania throughout his life. 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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Progressive Readings in Prose

Rudolph Wilson Chamberlain, Joseph Sheldon Gerry Bolton - 1923 - 376 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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Byways and Boulevards in and about Historic Philadelphia

Francis Burke Brandt, Henry Volkmar Gummere - 1925 - 320 páginas
...1723," recalling the incident of his arrival in Philadelphia, told so charmingly in the "Autobiography": "I have been the more particular in this description...that city, that you may in your mind compare such unlike beginnings with the figure I have since made there." Crossing Broad Street at Spruce, to the...
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The Century, Volumen88

1914
...extract from Franklin's letter to his son, which voices the object of the statue and its setting : I have been the more particular in this description of my journey that you may compare such unlikely beginnings with the figure I have since made there. REMINISCENCES...
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American Colonial Prose: John Smith to Thomas Jefferson

Mary Ann Radzinowicz, Graham Storey - 1984 - 285 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...with the Figure I have since made there. I was in my Working Dress, my best Cloaths being to come round by Sea. I was dirty from my Journey; my Pockets...
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Reading Stanley Elkin

Peter J. Bailey - 1985 - 220 páginas
...postdating his eighteenth century. And yet, his insistence that his progress through the world is exemplary ("I have been the more particular in this Description of my Journey," he explains in the Autobiography, "and shall be so of my first entry into that City [Philadelphia],...
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Equivocal Endings in Classic American Novels: The Scarlet Letter; Adventures ...

Joyce A. Rowe, Rowe Joyce A - 1988 - 161 páginas
...has "been the more particular in this Description of my Journey, and ... of my first entry into the City, that you may in your Mind compare such unlikely Beginnings with the Figure I have since then made."14 Forty years after the autobiography was first published, Hawthorne wrote the tale of...
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Fabricating Lives: Explorations in American Autobiography

Herbert A. Leibowitz - 1991 - 386 páginas
...Franklin's "first Entry" into Philadelphia, a wonderful piece of storytelling, is designed, he says, to "compare such unlikely Beginnings with the Figure I have since made there." (75) By emphasizing the "awkward ridiculous Appearance" of the anonymous bumpkinconqueror, surveying...
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The English Literatures of America, 1500-1800

WARNER - 1997 - 1118 páginas
...the Market street Wharff. — I have been the more particular in this Description of my Journey, & ess of man that he be mentally faithful to himself. Infidelity does not consist in believing, Beginning with the Figure I have since made there. I was in my working Dress, my best Cloaths being...
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We Wear the Mask: African Americans Write American Literature, 1760-1870

Rafia Zafar - 1997 - 249 páginas
...time in pointing out the moral: 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 with the Figure I have since made there. ... I was dirty from my Journey; my Pockets were...
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