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" Treaties a hundred Years back, which when we compare with our Writings we always find exact. He that would speak, rises. The rest observe a profound Silence. When he has finished... "
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by Benjamin Franklin - 1804 - 59 pages
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Works of the Late Doctor Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of His Life, Written ...

Benjamin Franklin - Statesmen - 1793 - 303 pages
...The reft obferve a profound filence. When he has finifhed, and fits down, they leave him five or fix minutes to recollect, that, if he has omitted any thing he intended to fay, or has any thing to add, he may rife again and deliver it. To interrupt another, even in common...
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Recreations in Agriculture, Natural-history, Arts, and ..., Volume 3

James Anderson - Agriculture - 1800
...one hundred years back, which, when we compare them with our writings, we always find exact. He that would speak rises. The rest observe a profound silence....conversation, is reckoned highly indecent. How different this is from the conduct of a polite British house of commons, where scarcely a day pafses without...
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The Complete Works in Philosophy, Politics, and Morals, of the ..., Volume 3

Benjamin Franklin - American literature - 1806
...treaties a hundred years back ; which, when we compare with our writings, we always find exact. He that would speak, rises. The rest observe a profound silence....he intended to say, or has any thing to add, he may VOL. in. 2 c rise 386 PAPERS DESCRIPTIVE OF AMERICA. rise again and deliver it. To interrupt another,...
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The complete works ... of ... Benjamin Franklin, Volume 3

Benjamin Franklin - 1806
...treaties a hundred years back; which, when we compare with our writings, we always find exact. He that would speak, rises. The rest observe a profound silence....thing he intended to say, or has any thing to add, be may rise again and deliver it. To interrupt another, even in common conversation, is reckoned highly...
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The Works of the Late Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of His Life Written ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1807 - 295 pages
...treaties a hundred years back ; which, when -vve compare with our writings, we always find exact. He that would speak, rises. The rest observe a profound silence....conversation, is reckoned highly indecent. How different this is from the conduct of a polite British House of Commons, where scarce a day passes without some...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Benjamin Franklin ...

Benjamin Franklin - United States - 1809
...treaties a hundred years back; which, when we compare with our writings, we always find exact. He that would speak, rises. The rest observe a profound silence....if he has omitted any thing he intended to say, or tyas any thing to add, he may rise again and deliver it. To interrupt another, even in common conversation,...
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Works of the Late Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of Memoirs of His Early Life

Benjamin Franklin - American literature - 1810 - 274 pages
...tiea'ics a hundred years back ; which when we compa--e with our writings, we always find exact. He that would speak rises. The rest observe a profound .silence.- When he has finished, and sits down, they K-ave him jive or six minutes to recollect, that, if ht has omited any thing he intended to say, or...
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The Essays, Humourous, Moral and Literary: Of the Late Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - American essays - 1811 - 182 pages
...treaties a hundred years back ; which, when we compare with our writings, we always find exact. He that would speak, rises. The rest, observe a profound silence....conversation, is reckoned highly indecent. How different this is from the conduct of a polite British House of Commons, •where scarce a, day passes without...
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The Essays, Humourous, Moral and Literary: Of the Late Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - American essays - 1811 - 182 pages
...treaties a hundred years back ; which, when we compare with our writings, we always find exact. Ho that would speak, rises. The rest observe •a. profound...conversation, is reckoned highly indecent. How different this is from the conduct 'of a polite British House of Commons, where scarce a day passes without some...
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The literary miscellany: or, Selections and extracts, classical ..., Volume 9

1812
...always find exSct. He who would speak, rises. The rest observe a profound silence. When he has fmished, and sits down, they leave him five or six minutes...conversation, is reckoned highly indecent. How different is this from the conduct of a polite British House of Commons, where scarcely a day passes without...
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