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" I have never known a peace made, even the most advantageous, that was not censured as inadequate, and the makers condemned as injudicious or corrupt. "Blessed are the peace-makers" is, I suppose, to be understood in the other world, for in this they are... "
The Works of Benjamin Franklin: Containing Several Political and Historical ... - Page 83
by Benjamin Franklin - 1839
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Benjamin Franklin...: Correspondence

Benjamin Franklin, William Temple Franklin - 1818
...received the letter your Excellency did me the honor of writmg to me the 4th instant. I have never known a peace made, even the most advantageous, that...world, for in this they are frequently cursed. Being as vet rather too much attached to this world, 1 had therefore no ambition to be concerned in fabricating...
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Memoirs of the life and writings of B.F. ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1818 - 450 pages
...writing to me the 4th instant. I have never known a peace made, even the most advantageous, that «as not censured as inadequate, and the makers condemned...Being as yet rather too much attached to this world, 1 had therefore no ambition to be concerned in fabricating this peace, and know not how I came to be...
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The Private Correspondence of Benjamin Franklin ...: pt.III. Letters ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1818
...4th instant. . .-,..•,.,. I have never known a peace made, even the most advantageous, that «:is not censured as inadequate, and the makers condemned...Being as yet rather too much attached to this world, 1 'had therefore no ambition to be concerned in fabricating this peace, and know not how I came to...
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Memoirs of Benjamin Franklin, Volume 1

Benjamin Franklin, William Temple Franklin, William Duane - United States - 1859
...received the letter your excellency did me the honour of writing to me the 4th instant " I have never known a peace made, even the most advantageous, that...in the other world, for in this they are frequently cwrsfd. Being as yet rather too much attached to this world, I had therefore no ambition to be concerned...
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The English Constitution

Walter Bagehot - Constitutional history - 1872 - 291 pages
...accountable to any one. It is sure to be subjected to vague censure. Benjamin Franklin said, " I have never known a peace made, even the most advantageous, that...other world, for in this they are frequently cursed." And this is very often the view taken now in England of treaties. There being nothing practical in...
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The Works of Benjamin Franklin: Including the Private as Well as ..., Volume 9

Benjamin Franklin - United States - 1904
...received the letter your Excellency did me the honor of writing to me the 4th instant. I have never known a peace made, even the most advantageous, that...condemned as injudicious or corrupt. " BLESSED are the peace-makers,1" is, I suppose, to be understood in the other world, for in this they are frequently...
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Papers of John Adams, Volume 12

John Adams, Robert Joseph Taylor - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 533 pages
...received the Letter your Excellency did me the honour of writing to me the 4th. Instant. I have never known a Peace made, even the most advantageous, that was not censured as inadequate, and the Makers condemn'd as injudicious or corrupt. BLESSED are the Peace makers, is I suppose to be understood in...
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Bagehot: The English Constitution

Paul Smith - History - 2001 - 253 pages
...accountable to any one. It is sure to be subjected to vague censure. Benjamin Franklin said, 'I have never known a peace made, even the most advantageous, that...other world, for in this they are frequently cursed.' And this is very often the view taken now in England of treaties. There being nothing practical in...
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Franklin: The Essential Founding Father

James Srodes - Biography & Autobiography - 2002 - 435 pages
...received by King Louis XVI of France. Chapter 21 ranklin wrote to John Adams in October 1782: I have never known a peace made, even the most advantageous, that...understood in the other World: for in This they are more frequently Cursed. 1 After Cornwallis's surrender at Yorktown the year before, the American Revolution...
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Benjamin Franklin: An American Life

Walter Isaacson - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 608 pages
...never known a peace made, even the most advantageous, that was not censured as inadequate," he said. " 'Blessed are the peacemakers' is, I suppose, to be...in the other world, for in this they are frequently cursed."23 As a master of the relationship between power and diplomacy, Franklin knew that it would...
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