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Orations and Speeches on Various Occasions, Nide 2

Edward Everett - 1850 - 865 sivua
...Defoe's Essay on Projects, and Cotton Mather's Essay to do good ; " which," says the autobiography, " perhaps gave me a turn of thinking that had an influence on some of the principal future events of my life." This fondness for books at length determined the father for the...

The Select Works of Benjamin Franklin: Including His Autobiography

Benjamin Franklin - 1853 - 488 sivua
...advantage. There was also a book of Defoe's, called An Essay on Projects, and another of Dr. Mather's, called An Essay to do Good, which perhaps gave me...turn of thinking that had an influence on some of the principal future events of my life. This bookish inclination at length determined my father to make...

The Dawning of Genius: Exemplified and Exhibited in the Early Lives of ...

Theodore Alois Buckley - 1853 - 408 sivua
...advantage. There was also a book of De Foe's, called an 'Essay on Projects," and another of Dr. Mather's, called an ' Essay to do Good,' which perhaps gave...turn of thinking that had an influence on some of the principal future events of my life." This caused his lather to place him with his elder brother James,...

The Life of Benjamin Franklin: Written by Himself ; to which is Added His ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1855 - 375 sivua
...advantage. There was also a book of Defoe's, called An Essay on Projects, and another of Dr. Mather's, called An Essay to do Good, which perhaps gave me...of thinking, that had an influence on some of the principal future events of my life. . This bookish inclination at length determined my father to make...

Cyclopaedia of American Literature: Embracing Personal and ..., Nide 1,Osa 1

Evert Augustus Duyckinck, George Long Duyckinck - 1855
...paragraph in which he associates ibeEstayt to Jo jooowith a book by De Foe as " [)erhaps giving him a turn of thinking that had an influence on some of the principal future events of his life." He has left another memorandum of this obligation in a letter...

The Life of Benjamin Franklin: Containing the Autobiography, with Notes and ...

Benjamin Franklin, Jared Sparks - 1856 - 612 sivua
...There was also a book of Defoe's, called Jin Essay on Projects, and another of Dr. Mather's, called Jin Essay to do Good, which perhaps gave me a turn of thinking, that had an influence on some of the principal future events o^ my life. This bookish inclination at length determined my father to make...

Success in Life: A Book for Young Men

1858
...acquisition was Bunyan's works, in separate little volumes. I afterward sold them, to enable me to buy R. Barton's Historical Collections. They were small chapmen's...Often," he says, " I sat up in my chamber, reading the grea (he book was borrowed in the evening and to be returned in the morning.* "After gome time, a merchant,...

Historical and Biographical Essays: Biographical: Daniel De Foe. Sir Richard ...

John Forster - 1858
...describing the little library in his uncle's house, " a book of De Foe's called " an Essay on Projects, which perhaps gave me a turn of " thinking that had an influence on some of the principal " future events of my life." De Foe composed the Essay here, in Bristol ; though it was not...

The Christian Examiner, Nide 66

1859
...also," he says, " a book of De Foe's, called ' An Essay on Projects,' and another of Dr. Mather's, called ' An Essay to do Good,' which perhaps gave me a turn of thinking, which had an influence on some of the principal future events of my life." In relation to the second...

The Printer Boy: Or, How Ben Franklin Made His Mark. An Example for Youth

William M. Thayer - 1861 - 261 sivua
...which had a beneficial influence upon his after life. He said, forty or fifty years afterwards, " It gave me a turn of thinking that had an influence on some of the principal future events of my life." And he wrote to a son of Cotton Mather, " I have always set a...




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