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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, William Temple Franklin - 1818
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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

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'.

1863
...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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