The Complete Works in Philosophy, Politics and Morals of the late Dr. Benjamin Franklin, Vol. 1 [of 3]

By Benjamin Franklin

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to the blush.
_ib._ 4 from the bottom: for myself, read by myself.
15 4: for collection, read works.
21 9 from the bottom: for or, read nor.
25 4 from the bottom: for pasquenades, read pasquinades.
28 7: dele the.
_ib._ 12: for printer, read a printer.
28 3 from the bottom: for my old favourite work, Bunyan's
Voyages, read my old favourite Bunyan.
40 5: for money, read in money.
44 3: for Bernet, read Burnet.
_ib._ 17: for unabled, read unable.
50 19: for ingenuous, read ingenious.
67 5: dele bridge.
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