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" I have never entered into any controversy in defence of my philosophical opinions ; I leave them to take their chance in the world. If they are right, truth and experience will support them. If wrong, they ought to be refuted and rejected. "
The American Almanac and Repository of useful knowledge for the year 1857 - Page 68
by George P.Sanger - 1855
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The Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle, for the Year ..., Volume 155

Edward Cave, John Nichols - Literature - 1834
...ordered the conductors at Purfleet, which paper is printed in the last French edition of my writings. I have never entered into any controversy in defence...I have no private interest in the reception of my invention by the world, having never made, nor proposed to make, the least profit by any of them. The...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volumes 155-156

Early English newspapers - 1834
...ordered the conductors at Purfleet, which paper is printed in the last French edition of my writings. I have never entered into any controversy in defence of my philosophical opinions j I leave them to take their chance in the world. If they are right, truth and experience will support...
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Memoirs of Benjamin Franklin, Volume 1

Benjamin Franklin, William Temple Franklin, William Duane - Statesmen - 1834
...ordered the conductors at Purfleet; which paper is printed in the last French edition of my writings. I have never entered into any controversy in defence of my philosophical opinons; I leave them to take their chance in the world. If they are right, truth and experience will...
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The works of Benjamin Franklin: with notes and a life of the author by J. Sparks

Benjamin Franklin - 1840
...ordered the conductors at Purfleet ; which paper is printed in the last French edition of my writings. I have never entered into any controversy in defence of my philosophical opinions; I leave them tQ take their chance in the world. If they are right, truth and experience will support them ; if wrong,...
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The Works of Benjamin Franklin

Jared Sparks - 1844
...paper is printed b the last French edition of my writings. I have never entered bto any controversy b defence of my philosophical opinions; I leave them to take their chance in the world. If they are n>W, truth and experience win support them ; if wrong, they ought to be refuted and rejected. Disputes...
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The American Almanac and Repository of Useful Knowledge for the ..., Volume 27

Jared Sparks, Francis Bowen, George Partridge Sanger - Almanacs, American - 1855
..." He seems as much heated about this one point as the Jansenists and Molinists were about theatre." Franklin then added the following noble sentiments,...are right, truth and experience will support them; \fwrongˇ they ought to be refuted and rejected. Disputes are apt to sour one's temper and disturb...
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Senate Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Public Documents and Executive ...

United States. Congress. Senate - United States - 1856
...five." Franklin then added the following noble sentiments, worthy to be placed by the side of Kepleris enthusiastic challenge to mankind, upon the discovery...be refuted and rejected. Disputes are apt to sour oneis temper and disturb oneis quiet. I have no private interest in the reception of my inventions...
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The Works of Benjamin Franklin: Containing Several Political and ..., Volume 1

Benjamin Franklin, Jared Sparks - United States - 1856
...pleased with the change. Lord Dartmouth had been on their side in opposing the Stamp Act, sopbical opinions; I leave them to take their chance in the...quiet. I have no private interest in the reception of ray inventions by the world, having never made, nor proposed to make, the least profit by any of them....
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Memoirs of Benjamin Franklin, Volume 1

Benjamin Franklin, William Temple Franklin, William Duane - United States - 1859
...the conductors at 1'urfleet; which paper is printed in the last French edition of my writings. I Inve never entered into any controversy in defence of my philosophical opinions; I leave them to tike their chance in the world. If they are right, truth and experience will support them ; if wrong,...
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Heroes, philosophers, and courtiers of the time of Louis XVI.

Annie Emma Armstrong [Challice (Mrs.]) - France - 1863
...heard of this, he wrote the following letter to a friend in England : — " Passy, Oct. 4th, 1777. " I have never entered into any controversy in defence...rejected. Disputes are apt to sour one's temper and to disturb one's quiet. I have no private interest in the reception of my inventions by the world,...
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