A Book of Gems Choice selections from the writings of Benjamin Franklin

By Benjamin Franklin

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The Warning 390
The Work of Creation 8
The Work of the Disciples 417
Theory and Practice 479
Things Not Forbidden 290
Thirty Years Ago 376
Too Late for the Cars 269
True Missionaries 18
The New and the Old 464

Universalism 75
Universalism Unbelief

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Text Comparison with Benjamin Franklin Representative selections, with introduction, bibliograpy, and notes

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--I forget what his Distemper was.
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If the new _Universal History_ were also read, it would give a _connected_ Idea of human Affairs, so far as it goes, which should be follow'd by the best modern Histories, particularly of our Mother Country; then of these Colonies; which should be accompanied with Observations on their Rise, Encrease, Use to _Great Britain_, Encouragements, Discouragements, etc.
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_ | | 12 | 16 | [Saturn] rise 12 21 | | 13 |[Virgo] 1 | 7 *s sets 9 30 | | 14 | 15 | [Jupiter] set 12 26 | | 15 | 29 | Sirius set 10 2 | | 16 |[Libra] 13 | [Mars] rise 2 55 | | 17 | 27 | [Venus] sets 10 37 | | 18 |[Scorpio] 10 | .
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_perhaps_ | 5 28 | 6 32 | | 30 | 5 |Day 13 h.
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7 36 | | 28 |[Virgo] 6 | [Jupiter] rise 2 54 | | 29 | 21 | [Moon] with [Mercury] | | 30 |[Libra] 6 | [Trine] [Mars] [Mercury] | | 31 | 21 | [Mars] rise 9 54 | +----+-----------------+---------------------------------------------+ *(page break)* =AUGUST= hath XXXI Days.
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_| 6 59 | 5 1 | | 10 | 7 |K.
Page 512
Joseph Borden's Shallop, Charles Vandyke, Master, will also be at Philadelphia every Friday and Saturday in every Week; enquire for him at the Queen's Head; he proceeds to Borden-Town (not Burlington) on Sunday, and the Stage-waggon also proceeds to Amboy every Monday in every Week.
Page 532
We talk of you every time it comes to table.
Page 610
By your newspapers we are told, that God had sent a very short harvest to some other countries of Europe.
Page 616
Nevertheless, our loving subjects there are hereby permitted (if they think proper) to use all their wool as manure for the improvement of their lands.
Page 622
Let these have large salaries out of the extorted revenue, and live in open, grating luxury upon the sweat and blood of the industrious; whom they are to worry continually with groundless and expensive prosecutions before the abovementioned arbitrary revenue Judges; _all at.
Page 635
In the morning at six, I am at the Committee of Safety, appointed by the Assembly to put the province in a state of defence; which committee holds till near nine, when I am.
Page 639
The well-founded Esteem, and, permit me to say, Affection, which I shall always have for your Lordship, makes it Painful to me to see you engaged in conducting a War, the great Ground of which, as expressed in your Letter, is "the necessity of preventing the American trade from passing into foreign Channels.
Page 648
_ Friends! Believe us, you have none, nor ever will have any, 'till you mend your Manners.
Page 649
You endeavour to impress me with a bad opinion of French faith; but the instances of their friendly endeavours to serve a race of weak princes, who, by their own imprudence, defeated every attempt to promote their interest, weigh but little with me, when I consider the steady friendship of France to the Thirteen United States of Switzerland, which has now continued inviolate two hundred years.
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AN ADDRESS TO THE PUBLIC From the Pennsylvania Society for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery, and the Relief of Free Negroes Unlawfully Held in Bondage.
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[75] John Alleyne.