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

By Benjamin Franklin

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A SYMPOSIUM
—ON—
THE HOLY SPIRIT.

—BY—
A. B. JONES, G. W. LONGAN, T. MUNNELL,
J. Z. TAYLOR, A. CAMPBELL.

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Text Comparison with The Complete Works in Philosophy, Politics and Morals of the late Dr. Benjamin Franklin, Vol. 3 [of 3]

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239 Letter from Governor Pownall to Dr.
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III.
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(See Blackstone, Vol.
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The author of the Letter, who must be every way best able to support his own sentiments, will, I hope, excuse me, if I seem officiously to interfere; when he considers, that the spirit of patriotism, like other qualities good and bad, is catching; and that his long silence since the Remarks appeared has made us despair of seeing the subject farther discussed by his masterly hand.
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B.
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He says the petitioners were but 3500, and that the province contains near three hundred thousand _souls_! His reader is to imagine, that _two hundred and ninety six thousand five hundred_ of them were applied to, and refused to.
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They have made a surprising progress already.
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_ It is hard to answer questions of what people at such a distance will think.
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_ Did the secretary of state ever write for _money_ for the crown? _A.
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DUBOURG.
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To make your taxes more odious, and more likely to procure resistance, send from the capital a _board of officers_ to superintend the collection, _composed of the most indiscreet_, ill-bred, and insolent you can find.
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FOOTNOTES: [154] About this time the Hessians, &c.
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Most men, indeed, as well as most sects in religion, think themselves in possession of all truth, and that whenever others differ from them, it is so far error.
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" And when you have got the philosopher's stone, sure you will no longer complain of bad times, or the difficulty of paying taxes.
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Remember, that six pounds a year is but a groat a day.
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He, that idly loses five shillings worth of time, loses five shillings, and might as prudently throw five shillings into the sea.
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Liston's, and another plantation, a little below Newcastle, was composed of such as these.
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church, 389.
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_Dickenson_, Mr.
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169, 170.