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" Then I compared my Spectator with the original, discovered some of my faults, and corrected them. But I found I wanted a stock of words, or a readiness in recollecting and using them... "
The Stoddard Library: A Thousand Hours of Entertainment with the World's ... - Page 261
by John Lawson Stoddard - 1913
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Benjamin Franklin ...

Benjamin Franklin - Statesmen - 1818
...expressed before, in any suitable words that should occur to me. Then I compared my Spectator with the original, discovered some of my faults, and corrected...search for words of the same import, but of different length to suit the measure, or of different sound for the rhyme, would have laid me under a constant...
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The Pursuit of Knowledge Under Difficulties: Illustrated by Anecdotes ...

George Lillie Craik - Intellectuals - 1830 - 427 pages
...expressed before, in any suitable words that should occur to me. Then I compared my Spectator with the original, discovered some of my faults, and corrected...search for words of the same import, but of different length, to suit the measure, or of different sound for the rhyme, would have laid me under a constant...
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The pursuit of knowledge under difficulties [by G.L. Craik].

George Lillie Craik - Philosophy - 1830
...expressed before, in any suitable words that should occur to me. Then I compared my Spectator with the original, discovered some of my faults, and corrected...search for words of the same import, but of different length, to suit the measure, or of different sound for the rhyme, would have laid me under a constant...
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Memoirs of Benjamin Franklin, Volume 1

Benjamin Franklin - Statesmen - 1834
...of his remarks, and thence grew more attentive to my manner of writing, and determined to endeavour to improve my style. About this time I met with an...verses ; since the continual search for words of the saine import, but of different lengths, to suit the measure, or of different sounds for the rhyme,...
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The Georgian Era: Voyagers and travellers. Philosophers and men of science ...

Great Britain - 1834
...expressed before in any suitable wunis that should occur to me. Then I compared my Spectator with the original, discovered some of my faults, and corrected them. But I found I wanted a stuck of words, or a readiness in recollecting and using them, which I thought I should have acquired...
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The Works of Benjamin Franklin: Containing Several Political and ..., Volume 1

Benjamin Franklin, Jared Sparks - Statesmen - 1840
...expressed before, in any suitable words that should occur to me. Then I compared my Spectator with the original, discovered some of my faults, and corrected...search for words of the same import, but of different length to suit the measure, or of different sound for the rhyme, would have laid me under a constant...
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Memoirs of the Most Eminent American Mechanics: Also, Lives of Distinguished ...

Henry Howe - Industrial arts - 1840 - 482 pages
...expressed before, in any suitable words that should occur to me. Then I compared my Spectator with the original, discovered some of my faults, and corrected...search for words of the same import, but of different length, to suit the measure, or of different sound for the rhyme, would have laid me under a constant...
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The works of Benjamin Franklin: with notes and a life of the ..., Volume 1

Benjamin Franklin - 1840
...expressed before, in any suitable words that should occur to me. Then I compared my Spectator with the original, discovered some of my faults, and corrected...search for words of the same import, but of different length to suit the measure, or of different sound for the rhyme, would have laid me under a constant...
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The Works of Benjamin Franklin: Containing Several Political and Historical ...

Benjamin Franklin, Jared Sparks - United States - 1840 - 612 pages
...expressed before, in any suitable words that should occur to me. Then I compared my Spectator with the original, discovered some of my faults, and corrected...readiness in recollecting and using them, which I thought 1 should have acquired before that time, if I had gone on making verses ; since the continual search...
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The people's art union. The historic gallery of portraits & paintings, with ...

People - 1845
...expressed before, in any suitable words that should occur to me. Then I compared my Spectator with the original, discovered some of my faults, and corrected...search for words of the same import, but of different length, to suit the measure, or of different sound to the rhyme, would have laid me under a constant...
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