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" I had never before seen any of them. I bought it, read it over and over, and was much delighted with it. I thought the writing excellent, and wished, if possible, to imitate it. "
Lives of Eminent Literary and Scientific Men of America - Page 13
by James Wynne - 1850 - 356 pages
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The first (-sixth) 'Standard' reader, Part 6

James Stuart Laurie - 1863
...Spectator, bought it, and read it over and over with delight. " I thought the writing excellent," he says, " and wished, if possible, to imitate it. With that view, I took some of the papers, and, making short notes of the sentiments in each sentence, laid them by for a few days ; and, without looking at the...
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Historical View of the American Revolution ...

George Washington Greene - United States - 1865 - 459 pages
...time I met with an odd volume of the ' Spectator.' I had never before seen any of them. I bought it, read it over and over, and was much delighted with...sentiments in each sentence, laid them by a few days, and then, without looking at the book, tried to complete the papers again by expressing each hinted sentiment...
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Historical View of the American Revolution ...

George Washington Greene - United States - 1865 - 459 pages
...time I met with an odd volume of the ' Spectator.' I had never before seen any of them. I bought it, read it over and over, and was much delighted with...sentiments in each sentence, laid them by a few days, and then, without looking at the book, tried to complete the papers again by expressing each hinted sentiment...
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The Pursuit of Knowledge Under Difficulties

George Lillie Craik - Biography - 1865 - 548 pages
...says, " I met with an odd volume of the Spectator ; I had never before seen any of them. I bought it, read it over and over, and was much delighted with...wished, if possible, to imitate it. With that view, 1 took some of the papers, and making short hints of the sentiments in each sentence, laid them by...
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The pursuit of knowledge under difficulties [by G.L. Craik]. Continuation

1865
...says, " I met with an odd volume of the Spectator ; I had never before seen any of them. I bought it, read it over and over, and was much delighted with...wished, if possible, to imitate it. With that view, 1 took some of the papers, and making short hints of the sentiments in each sentence, laid them by...
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The Select Works of Benjamin Franklin: Including His Autobiography, with ...

Benjamin Franklin, Epes Sargent - 1866 - 256 pages
...time, I met with an odd volume of the Spectator. I had never before seen any of them. I bought it, read it over and over, and was much delighted with...sentiments in each sentence, laid them by a few days, and then, without looking at the book, tried to complete the papers again, by expressing each hinted sentiment...
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Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - 1868 - 409 pages
...an odd volume of the Spectator. It was the third. I had never before seen any of them. I bought it, read it over and over, and was much delighted with...excellent, and wished, if possible, to imitate it. With this view I took some of the papers, and, making short hints of the sentiment in each sentence, laid...
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Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - 1868 - 409 pages
...an odd volume of the Spectator. It was the third. I had never before seen any of them. I bought it, read it over and over, and was much delighted with...excellent, and wished, if possible, to imitate it. With this view I took some of the papers, and, making short hints of the sentiment in each sentence, laid...
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Life of Benjamin Franklin, Written by Himself, Volume 1

John Bigelow - 1875
...an odd volume of the Spectator. It was the third. I had never before seen any of them. I bought it, read it over and over, and was much delighted with...excellent, and wished, if possible, to imitate it. With this view I took some of the papers, and, making short hints of the sentiment in each sentence, laid...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin, Volume 1

John Bigelow - 1875 - 579 pages
...delighted with it. I thought the writing excellent, and wished, if possible, to imitate it. With this view I took some of the papers, and, making short hints of the sentiment in each sentence, laid them by a few days, and then, without looking at the book, try'd to...
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