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" Most people dislike vanity in others, whatever share they have of it themselves ; but I give it fair quarter wherever I meet with it, being persuaded that it is often productive of good to the possessor, and to others that are within his sphere of action... "
Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Benjamin Franklin ... - Seite 2
von Benjamin Franklin - 1818 - 449 Seiten
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Sharpe's London magazine, a journal of entertainment and ..., Bände 13-14

Anna Maria Hall
...with it, being persuaded that it is often productive of good to the possessor, and to others who are within his sphere of action ; and therefore, in many...altogether absurd, if a man were to thank God for hit vanity among the other comforti of hit life."— P. 2. After tracing the events of his early youth...
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After-Dinner Table-Talk

Chetmond Gnelyu, Esq. - 1850
...with it, being persuaded that it is often productive of good to the possessor, and to others who are within his sphere of action ; and therefore, in many...for his vanity, among the other comforts of life." HAPPY EPITHET. Lord Brskine, speaking of animals, and hesitating to call them, brutes, hit upon a happy...
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Table-talk on Books, Men, and Manners

Robert Conger Pell - 1853 - 229 Seiten
...with it, being persuaded that it is often productive of good to the possessor, and to others who are within his sphere of action ; and therefore, in many...altogether absurd if a man were to thank God for his vamty, among the other comforts of life." HAPPY EPITHET. Lord Erskine, speaking of animals, and hesitating...
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Memoirs of Benjamin Franklin, Band 1

Benjamin Franklin - 1859
...with it, being persuaded that it is often productive of good to the jxjssestor, and to others who are within his sphere of action : and therefore, in many...comforts of life. And now I speak of thanking God, 1 desire will} all humility to acknowledge that I attribute the mentioned happiness of my post life...
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Mosaics

Frederick Saunders - 1859 - 408 Seiten
...with it, being persuaded that it is often productive of good to the possessor, and to others who are within his sphere of action ; and, therefore, in many...for his vanity, among the other comforts of life." Yet the difference among men in the matter of vanity consists mainly in this — the wise and prudent...
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Intuitions and Summaries of Thought, Band 2

Christian Nestell Bovee - 1862
...with it, being persuaded that it is often productive of good to the possessor, and to others who are •within his sphere of action; and therefore, in...for his vanity, among the other comforts of life." THE VIRTUES. "T would be a curious subject of inquiry how i- far a man's very virtues, under the present...
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Problems in human nature, by the author of 'Morning clouds'.

Anne Judith Penny - 1863 - 160 Seiten
...with it, being persuaded that it is often productive of good to the possessor, and to others who are within his sphere of action ; and therefore in many...for his vanity among the other comforts of life.' — B. FEAXKLIN. THE SOUKCE OF YANITY. I ONCE entertained the happy thought, that I had made an observation...
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Annals of industry and genius

Cecilia Lucy Brightwell - 1863
...of learning the means which I employed, and which, thanks to Providence, so well succeeded with me. And now I speak of thanking God, I desire with all humility, to acknowledge that I attribute the happiness of my past life to his divine Providence, which led me to the means I used, and gave me success."...
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The Select Works of Benjamin Franklin: Including His Autobiography, with ...

Benjamin Franklin, Epes Sargent - 1866 - 256 Seiten
...with it, being persuaded that it is often productive of good to the possessor, and to others who are within his sphere of action; and therefore in many...his divine providence, which led me to the means I \ised, and gave the success. My belief of this induces me to hope, though I must not presume, that...
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Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - 1868 - 409 Seiten
...with it, being persuaded that it is often productive of good to the possessor, and to others that are within his sphere of action ; and therefore, in many...for his vanity among the other comforts of life.* * Some twenty years before he commenced his Memoirs, Franklin threw his mantle over this not unprofitable...
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