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Benjamin Franklin - Page 48
by Paul Elmer More - 1900 - 139 pages
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The Enlightenment: A Sourcebook and Reader

Paul Hyland, Olga Gomez, Francesca Greensides - History - 2003 - 467 pages
...fully expressed the extent I gave to its meaning. These names of virtues, with their precepts, were: 1. Temperance Eat not to dullness; drink not to elevation. 2. Silence Speak not hut what may henefit others or yourself; avoid trifling conversation. 3. Order Let all vuur things...
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Franklin: The Essential Founding Father

James Srodes - Biography & Autobiography - 2002 - 435 pages
...Addison's play Cato: * Franklin laid out the virtues as follows: 1. Temperance. Eat not to Dulness. Drink not to Elevation. 2. Silence. Speak not but what may benefit others or your self. Avoid trifling Conversation. 3. Order. Let all your Things have their Places. Let each Part...
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Studies in Classic American Literature, Volume 2

D. H. Lawrence, Ezra Greenspan, Lindeth Vasey, John Worthen - Literary Collections - 2003 - 632 pages
...Franklin's list of virtues is as follows: — I. TEMPERANCE . Eat not to fulness; drink not to elevation. 5 2. SILENCE . Speak not but what may benefit others or yourself; avoid trifling conversation. 3io ORDER. Let all your things have their places; let each part of your business have its time. 4RESOLUTION...
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Benjamin Franklin

Edmund Sears Morgan - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 339 pages
...him. Here it is, as he presents it in the autobiography, part 2: 1. TEMPERANCE. Eat not to Dulness Drink not to Elevation. 2. SILENCE. Speak not but what may benefit others or your self. Avoid trifling Conversation. 3. ORDER. Let all your Things have their Places. Let each Part...
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Benjamin Franklin: An American Life

Walter Isaacson - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 608 pages
...and to each he appended a short definition: Temperance: Eat not to dullness; drink not to elevation. Silence: Speak not but what may benefit others or yourself; avoid trifling conversation. Order: Let all your things have their places; let each part of your business have its time. Resolution:...
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A Benjamin Franklin Reader

Walter Isaacson - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 576 pages
...names of virtues, with their precepts, were: Temperance: Eat not to dullness; drink not to elevation. Silence: Speak not but what may benefit others or yourself; avoid trifling conversation. Order: Let all your things have their places; let each part of your business have its time. Resolution:...
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Shrinking Violets and Caspar Milquetoasts: Shyness, Power, and Intimacy in ...

Patricia McDaniel - Psychology - 2003 - 215 pages
...were at work. CHAPTER SIX "Intimacy Is a Difficult Art" The Changing Role of Shyness in Friendship Speak not but what may benefit others or yourself; avoid trifling conversation. Benjamin Franklin, Thirteen Virtues (1741) In addition to its role in dating and work success, self-help...
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The Enlightenment: A Sourcebook and Reader

Paul Hyland, Olga Gomez, Francesca Greensides - History - 2003 - 467 pages
...fully expressed the extent I gave to its meaning. These names of virtues, with their precepts, were: 1. Temperance Eat not to dullness; drink not to elevation. 2. Silence 3. Order Let all your things have their places; let each part of your business have its time. 4. Resolution...
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The List: The Uses and Pleasures of Cataloguing

Robert E. Belknap - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2004 - 252 pages
...fully expressed the extent I gave to its meaning. These names of virtues, with their precepts, were: 1. TEMPERANCE. Eat not to dullness; drink not to elevation....places; 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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Franklin: The Autobiography and Other Writings on Politics, Economics, and ...

Benjamin Franklin, Alan Houston - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 381 pages
...to Dulness. Drink not to Elevation. a. Sileuce. Speak not hut what may henefit others or your self. Avoid trifling Conversation. 3. Order Let all your...Places. Let each Part of your Business have its Time. 4. Resolation. Resolve to perform what you ought Perform without fail what vou resohc. 5. Frugality. Make...
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