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" Speak not but what may benefit others or yourself; avoid trifling conversation. 3. ORDER Let all your things have their places; let each part of your business have its time. 4. RESOLUTION Resolve to perform what you ought; perform without fail what you... "
Benjamin Franklin - Page 48
by Paul Elmer More - 1900 - 139 pages
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Life doubled by the economy of time, by the author of 'How a penny became a ...

Robert Kemp Philp - 1859
...meaning. These names of virtues, with their precepts, were : — 1. Temperance. — Eat not to dulness : drink not to elevation. 2. Silence. —Speak not but...avoid trifling conversation. 3. Order. — Let all things have their places : let each part of your business have its time. 4. Resolution. — Eesolve...
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Benjamin Franklin, His Autobiography: With a Narrative of His Public Life ...

Benjamin Franklin, Horatio Hastings Weld - Statesmen - 1859 - 549 pages
...names of virtues, with their precepts, were, 1. TEMPERANCE. — Eat not to dullness ; drink not ro elevation. 2. SILENCE. — Speak not but what may...trifling conversation. 3. ORDER. — Let all your tilings have their places ; let each part of your business have its time. 4. RESOLUTION. — Resolve...
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The bobbin boy: or, How Nat got his learning : an example for youth

William Makepeace Thayer - Biography & Autobiography - 1860 - 310 pages
...penned in a handsome hand, and proceeded to read the following : 1. "TEMPERANCE. — Eat not to dulness; drink not to elevation. 2. SILENCE. — Speak not...; let each part of your business have its time. 4. RESOLUTION. — Resolve to perform what you ought ; perform without fail what you resolve. 5. FRUGALITY....
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Gleanings from the harvest fields of literature: A melange of excerpta ...

Charles Carroll Bombaugh - Literature - 1860 - 527 pages
...himself a better and happier man : — Temperance. — Eat not to fulness; drink not to elevation. Silence. — Speak not but what may benefit others or yourself; avoid trifling conversation. Resolution. — Resolve to perform what you ought; perform without fail what you rrtolve. Frugality....
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The Printer Boy: Or, How Ben Franklin Made His Mark. An Example for Youth

William Makepeace Thayer - 1861 - 261 pages
...table for the same. The following were the virtues : — " 1. Temperance. — Eat not to dulness ; drink not to elevation. " 2. Silence. — Speak not...part of your business have its time. " 4. Eesolution. — Resolve to perform what you ought ; perform without fail what you resolve. " 5. Frugality. —...
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The printer boy; or, How Benjamin Franklin made his mark

William Makepeace Thayer - 1860
...Temperance. — Eat not to dulness; drink not to elevation. " 2. Silence. — Speak not but what maybenefit others or yourself; avoid trifling conversation. "...let each part of your business have its time. " 4. Resolution. — Resolve to perform what you ought ; perform without fail what you resolve. " 5. Frugality....
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Sunbeams for all seasons; counsels, cautions, and precepts &c

Sunbeams - 1861
...life : — 1. Temperance.— Eat not to dulness : drink not to elevation. 2. Silence.— Speak nothing but what may benefit others or yourself : avoid trifling conversation. 3. Order. — Let all things have their places : let each part of your business have its time. 4. Resolution. — Resolve...
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Darton's pictorial pages

...Dr. Franklm for the regulation of his lifeTemperance— Eat not to fulness ; drink not to elevation. Silence — Speak not but what may benefit others or yourself; avoid trifling conversation. Order — Let all your things have their place; let each of your duties have its time. Resolution —...
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The Select Works of Benjamin Franklin: Including His Autobiography, with ...

Benjamin Franklin, Epes Sargent - 1866 - 256 pages
...meaning. These names of virtues, with their precepts, were : 1. TEMPERANCE^ — Eat not to dulness ; drink not to elevation. 2. SILENCE. — Speak not...; let each part of your business have its time. 4. RESOLUTION. — Resolve to perform what you ought; perform without fail what you resolve. 5. FRUGALITY....
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Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - 1868 - 409 pages
...fully express'd the extent I gave to its meaning. These names of virtues, with their precepts were : i. TEMPERANCE. Eat not to dullness ; drink not to elevation....; let each part of your business have its time. 4. RESOLUTION. Resolve to perform what you ought ; perform without fail what you resolve. 5. FRUGALITY....
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