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" Sees but a part o' the chain, the nearest link : His eyes not carrying to the equal beam, That poises all above ; " and from the attributes of God, His infinite wisdom, goodness and power, concluded that nothing could possibly be wrong in the world, and... "
Memoirs of Benjamin Franklin - Page 23
by Benjamin Franklin - 1859
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Benjamin Franklin ...

Benjamin Franklin - Philosophers - 1818 - 566 pages
...all men 88 MEMOIRS OP PART I. and which from the attributes of God, his infinite wisdom, goodness, and power, concluded that nothing could possibly be...reasonings. I grew convinced that truth, sincerity, and integrity, in dealings between man and man, were of the utmost importance to the felicity of life ;...
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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin: [Autobiography

Benjamin Franklin - United States - 1818 - 558 pages
...disgusted me, and I quitted that kind of reading and study for others more satisfactory." goodness and power, concluded that nothing could possibly be...so clever a performance as I once thought it; and 1 doubted whether some error had not insinuated itself unpAreived into my argument, so as to infect...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Benjamin Franklin...

Benjamin Franklin - United States - 1818 - 556 pages
...distinctions, no such things existing; appeared now not so clever a performance as I once thought it; and 1 doubted whether some error had not insinuated itself...reasonings. I grew convinced that truth, sincerity, and integrity, in dealings between man and man, were of the utmost importance to the felicity of life;...
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The British Review, and London Critical Journal, Volume 11

English literature - 1818 - 594 pages
...entitled " The Infallibility of Human Judgment." Its object was to prove, from the attributes of God, that nothing could possibly be wrong in the world,...were empty distinctions, no such things existing. He afterwards became convinced that truth, sincerity, and integrity in dealings between man and man,...
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The Unitarian, Volume 1

Unitarianism - 1834 - 500 pages
...began to suspect that this doctrine, though it might be true, was not very useful. " My London pamphlet appeared now not so clever a performance as I once...reasonings. I grew convinced that truth, sincerity, and integrity, in dealings between man and man, were of the utmost importance lo the felicity of life ;...
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The Works of Benjamin Franklin: Containing Several Political and ..., Volume 1

Benjamin Franklin - United States - 1840 - 664 pages
...Lyons, author of the Infallibility of Human Judgment, who was at that time another of my acquaintthought it ; and I doubted whether some error had not insinuated...reasonings. I grew convinced, that truth, sincerity, and integrity, in dealings between man .and man, were of the utmost importance to the felicity of life;...
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The works of Benjamin Franklin: with notes and a life of the ..., Volume 1

Benjamin Franklin - 1840 - 674 pages
...beam, That poises all above;" and which from the attributes of God, his infinite wisdom, goodness, and power, concluded that nothing could possibly be...appeared now not so clever a performance as I once • Dr. Franklin, in a letter to Benjamin Vaughan, dated November 9th, 1779, gives a further account...
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Sharpe's London magazine, a journal of entertainment and ..., Volumes 13-14

Anna Maria Hall - 842 pages
...beam, That poises all above ;' and which, from the attributes of God, his infinite wisdom, goodness, and power, concluded that nothing could possibly be...existing ; appeared now not so clever a performance us 1 once thought it ; and I doubted whether some error had not insinuated itself unperceiral into...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin: Containing the Autobiography, with Notes and ...

Benjamin Franklin, Jared Sparks - Statesmen - 1848 - 676 pages
...beam,* That poises all above;" and which from the attributes of God, his infinite wisdom, goodness, and power, concluded that nothing could possibly be...appeared now not so clever a performance as I once * Dr. Franklin, in a letter to Benjamin Vaughan, dated November 9th, 1779, gives a further account...
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Notes and Queries

Questions and answers - 1852 - 672 pages
...Nature. The object was to prove, from the attributes of God, his infinite wisdom, goodness, and power, that nothing could possibly be wrong in the world...were empty distinctions, no such things existing. He printed, he says, only a hundred copies, of which he gave a few to his friends ; and afterwards...
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