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" We are, however, not the less obliged by your kind offer, though we decline accepting it; and to show our grateful sense of it, if the gentlemen of Virginia will send us a dozen of their sons, we will take great care of their education, instruct them... "
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by Benjamin Franklin - 1804 - 59 pages
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The British Prose Writers, Volume 19

British prose literature - 1821
...We are however not the less obliged by your kind offer, though we decline accepting it : and to show our grateful sense of it, if the gentlemen of Virginia will send us a dozen ef their sons, we will take great care of their education, instruct them in all we know, and make men...
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Historical Notes Respecting the Indians of North America: With Remarks on ...

John Halkett - Indians of North America - 1825 - 408 pages
...however, not the less obliged by your kind offer, though we decline accepting it ; and, to shew you our grateful sense of it, if the gentlemen of Virginia...instruct them in all we know, and make men of them." * It has been the common practice with many, in imitation of De Pauw, to stigmatize the Indians for...
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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin, Consisting of Essays, Humorous, Moral ...

Benjamin Franklin - Statesmen - 1831 - 290 pages
...are however not the less ohliged hy your kmd offer, though we decline accepting of it; and to show our grateful sense of it if the gentlemen of Virginia...make men of them. Having frequent occasions to hold puhlic councils, they have acquired great order and decency in conducting them. The old men sit in...
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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of Essays, Humourous, Moral ...

Benjamin Franklin - Statesmen - 1831 - 290 pages
...were therefore neither fit for hunter? warriors, or counsellors : they were totally good to „. grate of Virginia will send us a dozen of their sons, we...take great care of their education, instruct them tin all we know, Hnd make men of them. Having frequent occasions to hold public councils lhay have...
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The Guide to Knowledge, Volume 1

William Pinnock - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1833
...we decline accepting it; and, to show our grateful sense of it, if the gentlemen of Vi RO INI A mill send us a dozen of their sons, we will take great care of their education, instruct them in all we żnow, and MAKE MEN of them." Having frequent occasions to hold public councils, they have acquired...
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Biography and History of the Indians of North America: Comprising a General ...

Samuel G. Drake - Indianen van Noord-Amerika - 1834 - 540 pages
...are, however, not the less obliged by your kibd offer, though we decline accepting it: and to show our grateful sense of it, if the gentlemen of Virginia...education, instruct them in all we know, and make men of them."f Success of a Missionary. — Those who have attempted to Christianize the Indians complain...
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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of Essays, Humourous, Moral ...

Benjamin Franklin - Statesmen - 1834 - 290 pages
...are however not the less obliged hy your kind offer, though we decline accepting of it, and to show our grateful sense of it if the gentlemen of Virginia...of their education, instruct them in all we know, und make men of them. Having frequent occasions to hold public councils they have acquired great order...
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Family Magazine: Or Monthly Abstract of General Knowledge

1836
...are, however, not the less obliged by your kind offer, though we decline accepting it ; and, to show our grateful sense of it, if the gentlemen of Virginia...make MEN of them." Having frequent occasions to hold publick councils, they have acquired great order and decency in conducting them. The old men sit in...
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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of Essays, Humorous, Moral ...

Benjamin Franklin - Autobiographical memory - 1837 - 328 pages
...are, however, not the less obliged by your kind offer, though we decline accepting it; and to show our grateful sense of it, if the gentlemen of Virginia...all we know, and make men of them." Having frequent occasion to hold public councils, they have acquired great order and decency in conducting them. The...
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Biography and History of the Indians of North America ...: Comprising ...

Samuel G. Drake - Indians of North America - 1837
...are, however, not the less obliged by ypur kind' offer, ihm'igh we decline accepting it: and to show our grateful sense of it, if the gentlemen of Virginia,...send us a dozen of their sons, we will take great cajfe of then: educ»tio,n, instruct them in all we kfiovfy'and make men of them.'*f Succas of a Misswnary.—...
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