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" In the beginning of the contest with Britain, when we were sensible of danger, we had daily prayers in this room for the divine protection. Our prayers, Sir, were heard; and they were graciously answered. All of us, who were engaged in the struggle, must... "
Memoirs of Benjamin Franklin - Page 183
by Benjamin Franklin - 1859
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The British Review, and London Critical Journal, Volume 11

English literature - 1818 - 594 pages
...us, how has it happened, Sir, that we have not hitherto once thought of humbly applying to the Father of Lights to illuminate our understandings? — In...engaged in the struggle, must have observed frequent instances of a superintending Providence in our favour. To that kind Providence we owe this happy opportunity...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Benjamin Franklin...

Benjamin Franklin - United States - 1818 - 556 pages
...us, how as it happened, sir, that we have not hitherto once thought of humbly applying to the Father of Lights to illuminate our understandings .'—In...danger, we had daily prayers in this room for the divine protec- , tion! Our prayers, sir, were heard; — and they were graciouslv answered. All of us, who...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Benjamin Franklin ...

Benjamin Franklin - Statesmen - 1818 - 566 pages
...us, how has it happened, Sir, that we have not hitherto once thought of humbly applying to the Father of Lights to illuminate our understandings ?—In...when we were sensible of danger, we had daily prayers iu this room for the divine protection ! Our prayers, Sir, were heard;—and they were graciously answered....
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The Christian observer [afterw.] The Christian observer and advocate

1819 - 896 pages
...understandings ? — In the beginning of the contest with Britain, wheu we were sensible of danger, we bad daily prayers in this room for the Divine protection...engaged in the struggle, must have observed frequent instances of a superintending Providence in our favour. To that kind Providence we owe this happy opportunity...
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Essays and Letters, Volumes 1-2

Benjamin Franklin - American essays - 1820 - 360 pages
...thought of humbly applying to the Father of Lights, to illuminate our understandings ? In the beginuing of the contest with Britain, when we were sensible...danger, we had daily prayers in this room for the diviue protection ! Our prayers, sir, were heard;— and they were graciously answered. All of us who...
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The British Prose Writers...: Dr. B. Franklin's essays

British prose literature - 1821 - 356 pages
...; how has it happened, sir, that we have not hitherto once thought of humbly applying to the Father of Lights, to illuminate our understandings ? In the...engaged in the struggle, must have observed frequent instances of a superintending Providence in our favour : to that kind of Providence we owe this happy...
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A discourse on prayer

John Thornton - 1824 - 394 pages
...that we have not hitherto once thought of humbly applying to the Father of Lights, to illuminate oar understandings ? In the beginning of the contest with...in this room for the divine protection. Our prayers were heard — and they were graciously answered. All of us who were engaged in the struggle, must...
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A Political and Civil History of the United States of America ..., Volume 2

Timothy Pitkin - United States - 1828 - 552 pages
...us, how has it happened, sir, that we have not hitherto once thought of humbly applying to the Father of Lights to illuminate our understandings ?— In...engaged in the struggle, must have observed frequent instances of a superintending Providence in our favor. To that kind Providence we owe this happy opportunity...
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A Political and Civil History of the United States of America ..., Volume 2

Timothy Pitkin - United States - 1828 - 562 pages
...us, how has it happened, sir, that we have not hitherto once thought of humbly applying to the Father of Lights to illuminate our understandings ?— In...Britain, when we were sensible of danger, we had daily pmyers in this room for the divine protection ! Our prayers, sir, were heard ;-—and they were graciously...
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The Quarterly Christian Spectator

Theology - 1829 - 742 pages
...us, how has it happened, sir, that we have not hitherto once thought of humbly applying to the Father of Lights to illuminate our understandings ? — In...of the contest with Britain, when we were sensible uf danger, we had daily prayers in this room for the divine protection ! Our prayers, sir, were heard...
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