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" I now took a fancy to poetry, and made some little pieces ; my brother, thinking it might turn to account, encouraged me, and put me on composing occasional ballads. One was called The Lighthouse Tragedy... "
The Old South Leaflets: Annual ser - Page 30
by Edwin Doak Mead - 1883
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The works of the late Dr. Benjamin Franklin: consisting of his Life written ...

Benjamin Franklin, Henry Stueber - 1807 - 295 pages
...might be missed or wanted. At length Mr. Matthew Adams, an ingenious tradesman, who had a handsome collection of books, and who frequented our printing-house, took notice of me. He invited me to see his library, and had the goodness to lend me any books I was desirous of reading....
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Memoirs of the life and writings of Benjamin Franklin ...

Benjamin Franklin, William Temple Franklin - 1818
...printing office, took notice of me, and invited me to see his library, and very kindly proposed to lend me such books, as I chose to read. I now took a strong inclination for poetry, and wrote some little pieces. My brother, supposing it might turn to...
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A New American Biographical Dictionary; Or, Remembrancer of the Departed ...

Thomas Jones Rogers - United States - 1823 - 352 pages
...it might be missed or wanted! At length, Matthew Adams, an ingenious tradesman, who had a handsome collection of books, and who frequented our printing-house, took notice of me. He invited me to see his library, and had the goodness to lend me any books I was desirous of reading....
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The Life of the Late Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Written by Himself. Together ...

Benjamin Franklin, Henry Stueber - Statesmen - 1823 - 300 pages
...might be missed or wanted. At length Mr. Matthew Adams, an ingenious tradesman, who had a handsome collection of books, and who frequented our printing-house, took notice of me. He invited me to see his library, and had the goodness to lend me any books I was desirous of reading....
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The moral instructor, and guide to virtue: being a compendium of moral ...

Jesse Torrey - Ethics - 1824 - 300 pages
...might be missed or wanted. 1 3 At length, Mr. Matthew Adams, an ingenious tradesman, who had a handsome collection of books, and who frequented our printing-house, took notice of me. He invited me to see his library, and had the goodness to lend me any books I was desirous of reading....
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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of Essays, Humorous, Moral ...

Benjamin Franklin, Henry Stueber - Statesmen - 1825 - 303 pages
...might be missed or wanted. At length Mr. Matthew Adams, an ingenious tradesman, who had a handsome collection of books, and who frequented our printing-house, took notice of me. Ho invited me to see his library, and had the goodness to lend me any books I was desirous of reading....
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The Moral Instructor, and Guide to Virtue: Being a Compendium of Moral ...

Jesse Torrey - Ethics - 1830 - 300 pages
...be missed or wanted. 1 3 At length, Mr. Matthew Adams, an 'ingenious tradesman, who had a handsome collection of books, and who frequented our printing-house, took notice of me. He invited me to see his library, and had the goodness to lend me any books I was desirous of reading....
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Memoirs of Benjamin Franklin, Volume 1

Benjamin Franklin, William Temple Franklin, William Duane - Statesmen - 1834
....printing office, took notice of me, and invited me to see his library, and very kindly proposed to lend me such books as I chose to read. I now took a strong inclination for poetry, and wrote some little pieces ; my brother supposing i: might turn to...
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The works of Benjamin Franklin: with notes and a life of the author by J. Sparks

Benjamin Franklin - 1840
...printing office, took notice of me, and invited me to see his library, and very kindly proposed to lend me such books, as I chose to read. I now took a stroug inclination for poetry, and wrote some little pieces. My brother, supposing it might turn to...
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The works of Benjamin Franklin: containing several political and ..., Volume 1

Benjamin Franklin - United States - 1840
...printing office, took notice of me, and invited me to see his library, and very kindly proposed to lend me such books, as I chose to read. I now took a strong inclination for poetry, and wrote some little pieces. My brother, supposing it might turn to...
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