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" This was to teach me method in the arrangement of thoughts. By comparing my work afterwards with the original, I discovered many faults and amended them; but I sometimes had the pleasure of fancying that, in certain particulars of small import, I had... "
The popular educator - Page 268
by Popular educator - 1860
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Benjamin Franklin ...

Benjamin Franklin, William Temple Franklin - Statesmen - 1818
...the full sentences and complete the subject. This was to teach me method in the arrangement of the thoughts. By comparing my work with the original I...the method or the language, and this encouraged me to think, that I might in time come to be a tolerable English writer; of which I was extremely ambitious....
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The British Review, and London Critical Journal, Volume 11

1818
...natural order, as a means of acquiring method in the arrangement of his thoughts. " Thus," says he, " by comparing my work with the original, I discovered...the method or the language ; and this encouraged me to think that I might in time come to be a tolerable English writer, of which 1 was extremely ambitious."...
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Memoirs of the life and writings of Benjamin Franklin...

Benjamin Franklin, William Temple Franklin - United States - 1818 - 519 pages
...the full sentences and complete the subject. This was to teach me method in the arrangement of the thoughts. By comparing my work with the original,...but I sometimes had the pleasure to fancy, that in particulars of small consequence I had been fortunate enough to improve the method or the language,...
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The Pursuit of Knowledge Under Difficulties, Volume 15

George Lillie Craik - Self-culture - 1830 - 6 pages
...the full sentences and complete the subject. This was to teach me method in the arrangement of the thoughts. By comparing my work with the original,...the method or the language ; and this encouraged me to think that I might, in time, come to be a tolerable English writer, of which I was extremely ambitious."...
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The Pursuit of Knowledge Under Difficulties: Illustrated by Anecdotes, Volume 1

George Lillie Craik - Self-culture - 1830
...the full sentences and complete the subject. This was to teach me method in the arrangement of the thoughts. By comparing my work with the original,...the method or the language ; and this encouraged me to think that I might, in time, come to be a tolerable English writer, of which I was extremely ambitious."...
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The Pursuit of Knowledge Under Difficulties: Illustrated by Anecdotes ...

George Lillie Craik - Self-culture - 1834
...was to teach me method in the arrangement of the thoughts. By comparing my work with the original, 1 discovered many faults, and corrected them ; but I...the method or the language ; and this encouraged me to think that I might, in time, come to be a tolerable English writer, of which I was extremely ambitious."...
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Memoirs of Benjamin Franklin, Volume 1

Benjamin Franklin, William Temple Franklin, William Duane - Statesmen - 1834
...form the full sentences and complete the subject This was to teach me method in the arrangement of the thoughts. By comparing my work with the original,...but I sometimes had the pleasure to fancy, that in particulars of small consequence I had been fortunate enough to improve the method or the language,...
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The Georgian Era: Voyagers and travellers. Philosophers and men of science ...

---- Clarke - Great Britain - 1834
...them ; but sometimes liad the pleasure to fancy that, in certain particulars of small consequence, 1 had been fortunate enough to improve the method or the language; and this encouraged me to think that I might, in time, come to be a tolerable English writer, uf which I was extremely ambitious."...
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Memoirs of the Most Eminent American Mechanics: Also, Lives of Distinguished ...

Henry Howe - Industrial arts - 1840 - 482 pages
...the full sentences and complete the subject. This was to teach me method in the arrangement of the thoughts. By comparing my work with the original,...the method or the language ; and this encouraged me to think that I might, in time, come to be a tolerable English writer, of which I was extremely ambitious."...
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The works of Benjamin Franklin: with notes and a life of the author by J. Sparks

Benjamin Franklin - 1840
...the full sentences and complete the subject. This was to teach me method in the arrangement of the thoughts. By comparing my work with the original,...that, in certain particulars of small consequence, 1 had been fortunate enough to improve the method or the language, and this encouraged me to think,...
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