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

By Benjamin Franklin

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A Suggestion 99
A Working Ministry 130
Activity in the Ministry 453
Adhering to the Bible 207
Affirmative Gospel 428
All Things Common 94
Annihilation—Future Punishment 100
Anointing with Oil 396
Apology for Creeds 120
Authority of a Single Congregation 243

Baptism of the Holy Spirit 407
Be firm in the Right

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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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Franklin's arrival there 346 Proposed vindication and offer from congress to parliament, in 1775 347 Reprobation of Mr.
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As we can see no grounds for this distinction, we have brought them together, and have placed them in the order of their dates, conceiving such to be the natural order of papers furnishing materials for history.
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_ This was thought necessary for the satisfaction of the crown, to preserve the connection of the parts of the British empire with the whole, of the members with the head, and to induce greater care and circumspection in making of the laws, that they be good in themselves and for the general benefit.
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Such settlements may better be made now, than fifty years hence, because it is easier to settle ourselves, and thereby prevent the French settling there as they seem now to intend, than to remove them when strongly settled.
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Limited as our sugar planters are by the scantiness of territory, they cannot increase much beyond their present number; and this is an evil, as I shall show hereafter, that will be little helped by our keeping Guadaloupe.
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To be sure they were not of the proprietary officers, dependents, or expectants; and those are chiefly the people of high rank among us; but they were otherwise generally men of the best estates in the province, and men of reputation.
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5, 1764.
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_ What was the temper of America towards Great Britain _before the year_ 1763[87]? _A.
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[109] 16th Car.
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) _Whitehall, Dec.
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Dunning and Mr.
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The opinions I have had of its errors, I sacrifice to the public good.
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Many, without labour, would live by their wits only, but they break for want of stock;" whereas industry gives comfort, and plenty, and respect.
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For he govern'd his passions, &c.
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I have since thought that there might be some truth in his observation, and that possibly Nature finding they made no use of bubbies, has left off giving them any.
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" On this account Dr.
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analysed, 192.
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_Mawgridge_, William, member of the Junto club, i.
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209, 211.