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" In order to secure my credit and character as a tradesman, I took care not only to be in reality industrious and frugal, but to avoid all appearances to the contrary. "
Benjamin Franklin - Page 55
by Paul Elmer More - 1900 - 139 pages
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History of Philadelphia, 1609-1884, Volume 2

John Thomas Scharf, Thompson Westcott - Philadelphia (Pa.) - 1884 - 2399 pages
...pay off the debt I wag under for the printing-house. In order to secure my credit and character as & tradesman, I took care not only to be in reality industrious and frugal, but to avoid all appearances to the contrary. I drest plainly; I was яееп at no idle placea of diversion ; I...
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The life of Benjamin Franklin, written by himself: now first ..., Volume 1

Benjamin Franklin, John Bigelow - 1884
...in reality industrious and frugal, but to avoid all appearances to the contrary, I drest plainly ; I was seen at no places of idle diversion. I never went out a fishing or shooting; a book, indeed, sometimes debauch'd me from my work, but that was seldom, snug,...
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Heroes of science. Physicists

William Garnett - 1885
...money in Pennsylvania in 1739 amounted to 80,000 ; during the war it rose to more than 350,000. " In order to secure my credit and character as a tradesman,...be in reality industrious and frugal, but to avoid all appearances to the contrary. I drest plainly ; I was seen at no places of idle diversion. I never...
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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin: With Notes and a Sketch of Franklin ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1886 - 238 pages
...reality industrious and frugal, but to avoid all appearances to the contrary. I dressed plainly; I was seen at no places of idle diversion. I never went out a fishing or shooting; a book, indeed, sometimes debauched me from my work, but that was seldom, snug,,and...
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THE LIFE OF BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

W & R CHAMBERS - 1887
...the son of Aquila Rose. I began to pay by degrees the debt I had contracted ; and in order to insure my credit and character as a tradesman, I took care not only to be really industrious and frugal, but also to avoid every appearance of the contrary. I was plainly dressed,...
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Benjamin Franklin: His Life

Benjamin Franklin - Philosophers - 1888 - 311 pages
...the son of Aquila Rose. I began now gradually to pay off the debt I was under for the printing-house. In order to secure my credit and character as a tradesman,...be in reality industrious and frugal, but to avoid all appearances to the contrary. I dressed plainly ; I was seen at no places of idle diversion. I never...
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Lessons from the Life of Benjamin Franklin, 1706-1790

Benjamin Franklin - 1891 - 120 pages
...the son of Aquila Rose. I began now gradually to pay off the debt I was under for the printing-house. In order to secure my credit and character as a tradesman,...be in reality industrious and frugal, but to avoid all appearances to the contrary. I dressed plain ; I was seen at no places of idle diversion. I never...
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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin. (Complete)

Benjamin Franklin - Biography - 1892 - 192 pages
...the son of Aquila Rose. I began now gradually to pay off the debt I was under for the printing-house. In order to secure my credit and character as a tradesman,...be in reality industrious and frugal, but to avoid all appearances to the contrary. I dressed plainly; I was seen at no places of idle diversion. I never...
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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin. (Complete.): Prepared for Use in ...

Benjamin Franklin, Julian Willis Abernethy - 1892 - 192 pages
...reality industrious and frugal, but to avoid all appearances to the contrary. I dressed plainly; I was seen at no places of idle diversion. I never went out a fishing or shooting; a book, indeed, sometimes debauched me from my work, but that was seldom, snug,...
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Autobiography

Benjamin Franklin - 1895
...son of Aquila Rose. I began now gradually to pay off the debt I was tinder for the printing-house. In order to secure my credit and character as a tradesman,...in reality industrious and frugal, but to avoid the appearances to the contrary. I dressed plain, and was seen at no places of idle diversion. I never...
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