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" ... 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 at length, and as fully as it had been expressed before, in any suitable words that should occur... "
Life of Benjamin Franklin, Written by Himself - Page 64
by Benjamin Franklin - 1875
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Benjamin Franklin...

Benjamin Franklin - United States - 1818 - 556 pages
...length and as fully us it had been expressed before in any suitable words that should occur to me. Then I compared my Spectator with the original, discovered...if I had gone on making verses; since the continual search for words of the same import, but of different lengths, to suit the measure, or of different...
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The pursuit of knowledge under difficulties [by G.L. Craik].

George Lillie Craik - Knowledge, Theory of - 1830 - 464 pages
...length, and as fully as it had been expressed before, in any suitable words that should occur to me. Then I compared my Spectator with the original, discovered...if I had gone on making verses; since the continual search for words of the same import, but of different length, to suit the measure, or of different...
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The pursuit of knowledge under difficulties [by G.L. Craik].

George Lillie Craik - Knowledge, Theory of - 1830 - 484 pages
...length, and as fully as it had been expressed before, in any suitable words that should occur to me. Then I compared my Spectator with the original, discovered...I had gone on making verses ; since the continual search for words of the same import, but of different length, to suit the measure, or of different...
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The Moral Instructor, and Guide to Virtue: Being a Compendium of Moral ...

Jesse Torrey - Ethics - 1830 - 336 pages
...length, and as fully as it had been expressed before, in any suitable words that should occur to me. 15 Then I compared my Spectator with the original, discovered some of my faults, and corrected them. The time which I devoted to these exercises, and to reading, was the evening after my day's labor was...
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Memoirs of Benjamin Franklin, Volume 1

Benjamin Franklin - United States - 1834 - 682 pages
...expressed before in any suitable words that should occur to me. Then I compared my Spectator with an original, discovered some of my faults, and corrected...I had gone -on making verses ; since the continual search for words of the saine import, but of different lengths, to suit the measure, or of different...
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The Georgian Era: Voyagers and travellers. Philosophers and men of science ...

Art - 1834 - 602 pages
...length, and as fully as it had been expressed before in any suitable wunis that should occur to me. Then I compared my Spectator with the original, discovered...faults, and corrected them. But I found I wanted a stuck of words, or a readiness in recollecting and using them, which I thought I should have acquired...
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Memoirs of the Most Eminent American Mechanics: Also, Lives of Distinguished ...

Henry Howe - Industrial arts - 1840 - 492 pages
...length, and as fully as it had been expressed before, in any suitable words that should occur to me. Then I compared my Spectator with the original, discovered...I had gone on making verses ; since the continual search for words of the same import, but of different length, to suit the measure, or of different...
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The works of Benjamin Franklin: with notes and a life of the ..., Volume 1

Benjamin Franklin - 1840 - 674 pages
...length, and as fully as it had been expressed before, in any suitable words that should occur to me. Then I compared my Spectator with the original, discovered...I had gone on making verses ; since the continual search for words of the same import, but of different length to suit the measure, or of different sound...
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The Works of Benjamin Franklin: Containing Several Political and ..., Volume 1

Benjamin Franklin - United States - 1840 - 668 pages
...length, and as fully as it had been expressed before, in any suitable words that should occur to me. Then I compared my Spectator with the original, discovered...I had gone on making verses ; since the continual search for words of the same import, but of different length to suit the measure, or of different sound...
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The Works of Benjamin Franklin: Containing Several Political and ..., Volume 1

Benjamin Franklin - United States - 1840 - 664 pages
...length, and as fully as it had been expressed before, in any suitable words that should occur to me. Then I compared my Spectator with the original, discovered...readiness in recollecting and using them, which I thought 1 should have acquired before that time, if I had gone on making verses ; since the continual search...
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