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" I was surprised to find myself so much fuller of faults than I had imagined; but I had the satisfaction of seeing them diminish. To avoid the trouble of renewing now and then my little book, which, by scraping out the marks on the paper of old faults... "
Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Benjamin Franklin ... - Seite 73
von Benjamin Franklin, William Temple Franklin - 1818
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Declarations of Independency in Eighteenth-century American Autobiography

Susan Clair Imbarrato - 1998 - 171 Seiten
...for Self-examination, and continu'd it with occasional Intermissions for some time. I was surpris'd to find myself so much fuller of Faults than I had...but I had the Satisfaction of seeing them diminish" (71). 32 By exposing his faults and attempting their eradication, Franklin transforms the practice...
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Autobiography and Other Writings

Benjamin Franklin - 1998 - 361 Seiten
...for Self Examination, and continu'd it with occasional Intermissions for some time. I was surpriz'd to find myself so much fuller of Faults than I had imagined, but I had the Satisfaction of The Morning e ) Rise, wash and address Question, [ Powerful Goodness; contrive What Good shall 6 |...
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Pilgrim Souls: A Collection of Spiritual Autobiography

Amy Mandelker, Elizabeth Powers - 1999 - 543 Seiten
...for self-examination, and continu'd it with occasional intermissions for some time. I was surpris'd to find myself so much fuller of faults than I had...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...
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Recovering Benjamin Franklin: An Exploration of a Life of Science and Service

James Campbell - 1999 - 302 Seiten
...forced to transfer his record-keeping from the paper pages of the little book that he had worn out "by scraping out the Marks on the Paper of old Faults to make room for new Ones" to "the Ivory Leaves of a Memorandum Book" from which he could "easily wipe out with a wet Sponge"...
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The Cambridge Introduction to Early American Literature

Emory Elliott - 2002 - 198 Seiten
...erase his errors or sins with systematic discipline and self-examination. He says "I was surpriz'd to find myself so much fuller of Faults than I had...but I had the Satisfaction of seeing them diminish." Describing his system for approaching moral perfection, he jokes that he recognized that it was not...
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Psychological Foundations of Success: A Harvard Trained Scientist Separates ...

Stephen Kraus - 2002 - 271 Seiten
..."virtue course" four times a year. He was pleased with the success of his technique: "I was surprised to find myself so much fuller of faults than I had...but I had the satisfaction of seeing them diminish. . . . Perhaps the most important part of [my] journal is the plan found in it ... for the regulating...
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A Benjamin Franklin Reader

Benjamin Franklin - 2003 - 551 Seiten
...for self-examination, and continued it with occasional intermissions for some time. I was surprised to find myself so much fuller of faults than I had...new ones in a new course, became full of holes, I transferred my tables and precepts to the Read or 12 overlook my 1 accounts and dine 2 Work 3 4 The...
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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - 2007 - 160 Seiten
...for self-examination, and continu'd it with occasional intermissions for some time. I was surpris'd to find myself so much fuller of faults than I had...diminish. To avoid the trouble of renewing now and then my li ttle book, which, by scraping out the marks on the paper of old faults to make room for new ones...
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Benjamin Franklin's Vision of American Community: A Study in Rhetorical ...

Lester C. Olson - 2004 - 323 Seiten
...Examination, and continu'd it with occasional Intermissions for some time." He added, "I was surpriz'd to find myself so much fuller of Faults than I had...imagined, but I had the Satisfaction of seeing them diminish."42 Later, in the Autobiography, he observed with wry humor, "that such extream Nicety as...
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Franklin: The Autobiography and Other Writings on Politics, Economics, and ...

Benjamin Franklin, Alan Houston - 2004 - 381 Seiten
...Plan for Self Esamination, and enminu'd it with oecasional Imermissions for some time. l was surpriz'd to find myself so much fuller of Faults than I had imagined, but l had the Satisfactton ot seeing them diminish. To avoid the Trouhle of renewing now and then my little...
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