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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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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin and a Sketch of Franklin's Life from ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1896 - 253 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...if 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 Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin and a Sketch of Franklin's Life from ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1896 - 253 pages
...hand. Then I compared my Spectator with the original, discovered some of my faults, and corrected themj But I found I wanted a stock of words, or a readiness...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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Composition-rhetoric: Designed for Use in Secondary Schools

Fred Newton Scott, Joseph Villiers Denney - English language - 1897 - 373 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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Four Great Americans: Washington, Franklin, Webster, Lincoln

James Baldwin - United States - 1897 - 246 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 a readiness in recollecting and using them. "Therefore, I took some...
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Four Great Americans: Washington, Franklin, Webster, Lincoln, a Book for ...

James Baldwin - United States - 1897 - 235 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 a readiness in recollecting and using them. "Therefore, I took some...
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Four Great Americans

James Baldwin - 1897
...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 a readiness in recollecting and using them. a time, when I had pretty...
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The True Benjamin Franklin

Sydney George Fisher - 1898 - 369 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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The International Library of Famous Literature: Selections from ..., Volume 15

Andrew Lang, Donald Grant Mitchell - Literature - 1898 - 9822 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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Studies in American Literature: A Text-book for Academies and High Schools

Charles Noble - American literature - 1898 - 386 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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Selections from Autobiography: Poor Richard's Almanac, Advice to a Young ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1899 - 178 pages
...hand. Then I compared my Spectator with the original, discovered some of my faults, and cor20 rected them. But I found I wanted a stock of words, or a...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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