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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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English & American Literature, Studies in Literary Criticism ..., Volume 8

Charles Herbert Sylvester - 1903
...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...recollecting and using them, which I thought I should have Butobiograpbs acquired before that time if I had gone on making verses ; since the continual search...
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A History of Literature in America

Barrett Wendell, Chester Noyes Greenough - American literature - 1904 - 443 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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Benjamin Franklin

Theodore Hornberger - Biography & Autobiography - 1962 - 48 pages
...should come to hand. "Then I compar'd my Spectator with the Original, discover'd some of my Faults & corrected them. But I found I wanted a Stock of Words or a Readiness in recollecting & using them, which I thought I should have acquir'd before that time, if I had gone on making Verses,...
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American Colonial Prose: John Smith to Thomas Jefferson

Mary Ann Radzinowicz, Graham Storey - Literary Criticism - 1984 - 285 pages
...suitable Words, that should come to hand. Then I compar'd my Spectator with the Original, discover'd some of my Faults and corrected them. But I found...recollecting and using them, which I thought I should have acquir'd before that time, if I had gone on making Verses, since the continual Occasion for Words of...
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The Puritan and the Cynic: Moralists and Theorists in French and American ...

Jefferson Humphries - Literary Criticism - 1987 - 124 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...a readiness in recollecting and using them, which 1 thought 1 should have acquired before that time if I had gone on making verses; since the continual...
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Mathematical Writing

Donald E. Knuth, Tracy Larrabee, Paul M. Roberts, Paul M.. Roberts - Mathematics - 1989 - 115 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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Voicing America: Language, Literary Form, and the Origins of the United States

Christopher Looby - Literary Criticism - 1996 - 287 pages
...should come to hand. Then I compar'd my Spectator with the Original, discover'd some of my Faults & corrected them. But I found I wanted a Stock of Words or a Readiness in recollecting & using them, which I thought I should have acquir'd before that time, if I had gone on making Verses,...
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The English Literatures of America, 1500-1800

Myra Jehlen, Michael Warner - History - 1997 - 1118 pages
...should come to hand. Then I compar'd my Spectator with the Original, discover'd some of my Faults & th seemed to come again, and recruit my feeble knees, and aching heart: yet it pleas & using them, which I thought I should have acquir'd before that time, if I had gone on making Verses,...
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The English Literatures of America, 1500-1800

WARNER - History - 1997 - 1118 pages
...Stock of Words or a Readiness in recollecting & using them, which I thought I should have acquir'd 8~ ^ }y R TQ P ℚ` I+dj M @ s hqC Occasion for Words of the same Import but of different Length, to suit the Measure, or of different...
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Autobiography and Other Writings

Benjamin Franklin - Biography & Autobiography - 1998 - 361 pages
...should come to hand. Then I compar'd my Spectator with the Original, discover'd some of my Faults & corrected them. But I found I wanted — a Stock of Words or a Readiness in recollecting & using them, which I thought I should have acquir'd before that time, if I had gone on making Verses,...
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