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" ... Creek for Cooper's Creek, near Philadelphia, where Franklin passed a night with his companions on his first visit to the city. The translator of Parsons's edition speaks of a " school of natation/' which is an expression that an Anglo-Saxon would... "
THE STORY OF A FAMOUS BOOK: An Account OF DR. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN'S AUTOBIOGRAPHY. - Page 9
by SAMUEL A. GREEN - 1871
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 27

History - 1871
...from Gravesend on the day of July, 1726, and arrived in Philadelphia on the VOL. XXVH. --NO. 160. 14 day of October following. These blanks are correctly...Tragedy." The explanation of this droll mistake is found j the fact that the word for " lighthouse " used in the French copy was Phare. The Robinsons' edition...
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Hither and Thither: A Collection of Comments on Books and Bookish Matters

John Thomson - Books - 1905 - 386 pages
...One such blunder may be mentioned the translator of the edition published by Mr. J. Parsons calls one of the ballads that Franklin wrote in his boyhood "The "Tragedy of Pharo." "None would recognize under this "title the little song which was known as "The Lighthouse...
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