The Complete Works in Philosophy, Politics and Morals of the late Dr. Benjamin Franklin, Vol. 2 [of 3]

By Benjamin Franklin

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| | passing _between_ the moist end of |
| | | | the _tongue_ and the _upper teeth_. |
| z |(ez) Wages. | ez |The same; a little denser and duller. |
| *ɧ |(th) Think | eɧ |The tongue under, and a little |
| | | | _behind_, the upper teeth; touching |
| | | | them, but so as to let the breath |
| | | | pass between. |
| *ƕ |(dh) Thy. | eƕ |The same; a little fuller. |
| f |Effect. | ef |Formed by the _lower lip_ against the |
| | | | upper teeth.

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And to avoid the Censure of the Assembly that might fall on him, as still printing it by his Apprentice, the Contrivance was, that my old Indenture should be return'd to me with a full Discharge on the Back of it, to be shown on Occasion; but to secure to him the Benefit of my Service I was to sign new Indentures for the Remainder of the Term, w^ch were to be kept private.
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If you go thither I believe he may employ you.
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To avoid the trouble of renewing now and then my little book, which, by scraping out the marks on the paper of old faults to make room for new ones in a new course, became full of holes, I transferr'd my tables and precepts to the ivory leaves of a memorandum book, on which the lines were drawn with red ink, that made a durable stain, and on those lines I mark'd my faults with a black-lead pencil, which marks I could easily wipe out with a wet sponge.
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I made it a rule to forbear all direct contradiction to the sentiments of others, and all positive assertion of my own.
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My mother grieves, that one of her sons is an Arian, another an Arminian.
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O! these JILTS still run in my Mind.
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Delightful Task! to rear the tender Thought, To teach the young Idea how to shoot; To pour the fresh Instruction o'er the Mind, To breathe th' enliv'ning Spirit, and to fix The generous Purpose in the glowing Breast.
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And 'tis as truly Folly for the Poor to ape the Rich, as for the Frog to swell, in order to equal the Ox.
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You will allow me to claim a little merit or demerit in the last, as having had some hand in making you a punster; but the wit of the first is keen, and all your own.
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I left our friend Mr.
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SIX _days shalt thou labour_, though one of the old commandments long treated as out of date, will again be looked upon as a respectable precept; industry will increase, and with it plenty among the lower people; their circumstances will mend, and more will be done for their happiness by inuring them to provide for themselves, than could be done by dividing all your estates among them.
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The magician spoke to him with rapturous piety of the wisdom and goodness of the Most High; but expressed his wonder at the existence of evil in the world, which he said he could not account for by all the efforts of his reason.
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SOME GOOD WHIG PRINCIPLES [Date unknown] DECLARATION of those RIGHTS of the Commonalty of Great Britain, _without which they cannot be_ FREE.
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