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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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Studies in English Literature: Being Typical Selections of British and ...

William Swinton - American literature - 1886 - 638 pages
...before, in any suitable words that should come to hand. Then I com- iSo pared my Spectator with the original, discovered some of my faults, and corrected...if I had gone on making verses; since the continual occasion for words of 185 the same import, but of different length, to suit the measure, or of different...
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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin: With Notes and a Sketch of Franklin ...

Benjamin Franklin - Inventors - 1886 - 238 pages
...expressed before, in any suitable words that sliould come to hand. Then I compared my Spectator with the original, discovered some of my faults, and corrected...words, or a readiness in recollecting and using them, whicn" I thought I should have acquired before that time if I had gone on making verses; since the...
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The Student, Volume 7

Education - 1887
...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...that time if I had gone on making verses-; since the continued occasion for words of the same import, but of different length, to suit the measure, or of...
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A Library of American Literature...

Stedman, Edmund C. and Hutchinson Ellen M. - 1888
...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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Benjamin Franklin: His Life

Benjamin Franklin - 1888 - 311 pages
...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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A Hand-book of English Literature: Intended for the Use of High Schools, as ...

Francis Henry Underwood - American literature - 1889 - 608 pages
...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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From Boyhood to Manhood, Life of Benjamin Franklin

William M. Thayer - 1889 - 497 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 them. But I found that I wanted a stock of words, or readiness in recollecting and using them, which I thought I should...
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The Universal Anthology: A Collection of the Best Literature ..., Volume 16

Richard Garnett, Leon Vallée, Alois Brandl - Anthologies - 1890
...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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American Literature

Albert H. Smyth - American literature - 1889 - 304 pages
...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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Lessons from the Life of Benjamin Franklin, 1706-1790

Benjamin Franklin - 1891 - 120 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...words, or a readiness in recollecting and using them. Therefore I took some of the tales and turned them into verse ; and, after a time, when I had pretty...
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