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The Living Age ... - Page 116
by Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell - 1851
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Kirby's Wonderful and Scientific Museum: Or, Magazine of ..., Volume 2

R. S. Kirby - Characters and characteristics - 1804
...ardent desire to see and observe the state of America an hundred years hence, I should prefer to an ordinary death, the being immersed in a cask of Madeira wine with a few friends till that time, to be then recalled to life by the solar warmth of my dear country. But since, in all probability, we live...
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The Modern Philosopher: Or Terrible Tractoration! In Four Cantos, Most ...

Thomas Green Fessenden - American poetry - 1806 - 271 pages
...ardent desire to see and observe the state of America a hundred years hence, I should prefer to an ordinary death the being immersed in a cask of Madeira wine, with a few friends, until that time, then to be recalled to life by the solar warmth of my dear country. But since, in...
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The works of the late Dr. Benjamin Franklin: consisting of his Life written ...

Benjamin Franklin, Henry Stueber - 1807 - 295 pages
...ardent desire to see and observe the state of America an hundred years hence, I should prefer to an ordinary death- the being immersed in a cask of Madeira wine, with a few friends, until that time, then to be recalled to life by the solar warmth of my dear country ! But, since, in...
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Works of the late Dr. Benjamin Franklin: consisting of memoirs of his early Life

Benjamin Franklin, Henry Stueber - American literature - 1810 - 274 pages
...ardent desire to see and observe the state of America an hundred years hence, I should prefer to an ordinary death, the being immersed in a cask of Madeira wine, with a few friends,-, until that time, then to be recalled to life by the solar -warmth of my dear country ! But since, in...
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The Essays, Humourous, Moral and Literary: Of the Late Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - 1811 - 182 pages
...ardent desire to see and observe the state of America an hundred years hence, I" should prefer to an ordinary death, the being immersed in a cask of Madeira wine, with a few friends, untif that time, then to be recalled to life by the solar warmth of my dear country ! But, since, in...
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The essays humorous, moral and literary, of the late Dr. Benjamin Franklin

American essays - 1811 - 182 pages
...desire to see and observe the state of America zyi hundred years hence, I should prefer to airordinary death, the being immersed in a cask of Madeira wine, with a few friends, until that time, then to be recalled to life by the softr warmth of my dear country ! But, since,,...
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The literary miscellany: or, Selections and extracts, classical and ...

1812
...ardent desire to see and observe the state of America a hundred years hence, I should prefer, tn an ordinary death, the being immersed in a cask of Madeira wine, with a few friends, until that time, then to be recalled to life by the solar warmth of my dear country ! But since, in...
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The literary miscellany: or, Selections and extracts, classical and ...

1812
...ardent desire to see and observe the state of America a hundred years hence, I should prefer, tn an ordinary death, the being immersed in a cask of Madeira wine, with a few friends, until that time, then to be recalled to life by the solar warmth of my dear country ! But since, in...
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Memoirs of the life and writings of Benjamin Franklin ...

Benjamin Franklin, William Temple Franklin - Biography & Autobiography - 1818 - 449 pages
...away. I wish it were possible, from this instance, to invent a method of embalming drowned persons, in such a manner that they might be recalled to life...Madeira wine, with a few friends, till that time, to be then recalled to life by the solar warmth of my dear country ! But since in all probability we live...
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Essays and letters, Volumes 1-2

Benjamin Franklin, Benjamin Franklin Collection (Library of Congress) - American essays - 1820 - 340 pages
...period, however distant; for having a very ardent desire to see and observe the state of America a hundred years hence, I should prefer to any ordinary...immersed in a cask of Madeira wine, with a few friends, all that time, to be then recalled to life by the solar warmth of my dear country! But since, in alU...
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