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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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Studies in Classic American Literature, Volume 2

D. H. Lawrence, Ezra Greenspan, Lindeth Vasey - 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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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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Benjamin Franklin: Inventing America

Edwin S. Gaustad - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2004 - 144 pages
...morality. Here is his Table of Virtues, with his brief remark on each. 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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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin, Including Poor Richard's Almanac ...

Benjamin Franklin - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 320 pages
...fully expressed the extent I gave to its meaning. The names of "virtues, with their precepts, were : 1. TEMPERANCE. — Eat not to dullness; drink 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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The Millennial Chronological Bible Info Book

Walter Curtis Lichfield - Religion - 2005 - 352 pages
...capitalize on Franklin's method of practicing each of 13 virtues for a week at a time. They are as follows: 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 Make...
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