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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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Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - Statesmen - 1868 - 409 pages
...expressed before, in any suitable words that should come to hand. Then I compared my Spectato r with the original, discovered some of my faults, and corrected...I had gone on making verses ; since the continual occasion for words of the same import, but of different length, to suit the measure, or of different...
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Life of Benjamin Franklin, Written by Himself, Volume 1

Benjamin Franklin - 1875
...hinted sentiment at any suitable words that should come to hand. Then I compared my Spectator with the original, discovered some of my faults, and corrected...I had gone on making verses ; since the continual occasion for words of the same import, but of different length, to suit the measure, or of different...
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Life of Benjamin Franklin, Written by Himself, Volume 1

Benjamin Franklin - 1875
...expressed before, in any suitable words that should come to hand. Then I compared my Spectator with the original, discovered some of my faults, and corrected...I had gone on making verses ; since the continual occasion for words of the same import, but of different length, to suit the measure, or of different...
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The American Journal of Education, Volume 27

Henry Barnard - Education - 1877
...expressed before, in any suitable words that should come to hand. Then I compared my Spectator with the e says in his Memoir: — He [Dr. Small] returned...roe, from his most intimate friend, George Wythe, a occasion for words of the same import, but of different length, to suit the measure, or of different...
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American Journal of Education, Volume 27

Education - 1877
...expressed before, in any suitable words that should come to hand. Then I compared my Spectator with the original, discovered some of my faults, and corrected...I had gone on making verses ; since the continual occasion for words of the same import, but of different length, to suit the measure, or of different...
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Appletons' School Readers

William Torrey Harris, Andrew Jackson Rickoff, Mark Bailey - Readers - 1878 - 142 pages
...expressed before, in any suitable words that should come to hand. 10. Then I compared my Spectator with the original, discovered some of my faults, and corrected...I had gone on making verses ; since the continual occasion for words of the same import, but of different length, to suit the measure, or of different...
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Selections from American Authors: A Reading Book for School and Home ...

Samuel Eliot - 1879 - 410 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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Risen by Perseverance: Or, Lives of Self-made Men

Biography - 1879 - 223 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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Selections from American Authors: A Reading Book for School and Home ...

Samuel Eliot - 1879 - 410 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...stock of words, or a readiness in recollecting and uwing them, which I thought I should have acquired before that time, if I had gone on making verses...
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Masterpieces of English Literature: Being Typical Selections of British and ...

William Swinton - American literature - 1880 - 638 pages
...before, in any suitable words that should come to hand. Then I com- 180 pared my Spectator with the original, discovered some of my faults, and corrected...readiness in recollecting and using them, which I thought f should have acquired before that time if I had gone on making verses ; since the continual occasion...
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