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" ... which he had never done before, and with great civility ; and he ever after manifested a readiness to serve me on all occasions, so that we became great friends, and our friendship continued to his death. This is another instance of the truth of an... "
Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin - Page 245
by Benjamin Franklin - 1868 - 409 pages
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Benjamin Franklin ...

Benjamin Franklin - Philosophers - 1818 - 566 pages
...to his death. This is another instance of the truth of an old maxim I had learned, which says, " He. that has once done you a kindness will be more ready...return, and continue inimical proceedings. In 1737, Col. Spotswood, late Governor of Virginia, and then Postmaster General, being dissatisfied with the...
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The Brief Remarker on the Ways of Man: Or, Compendious Dissertations ...

Ezra Sampson - Conduct of life - 1818 - 432 pages
...his death. This is another instance of the truth of an old maxim that I had learned, which says, ' he that has once done you a kindness, will be more ready...resent, return and continue inimical proceedings." NUMBER XXXV. t)f the vast importance of Manner in giving Counsel and Reproof. To exasperate is not...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Benjamin Franklin ...

Benjamin Franklin - Statesmen - 1818 - 566 pages
...to his death. This is another instance of the truth of an old maxim I had learned, which says, " He that has once done you a kindness will be more ready...obliged" And it shows how much more profitable it is prudentry to remove, than to resent, return, and continue inimical proceedings. In 1737, Col. Spotswood,...
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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin: [Autobiography

Benjamin Franklin - United States - 1818 - 558 pages
...another instance of the truth of an old maxim I had learned, which says, " Ik that has once done yon a kindness will be more ready to do you another, than...obliged." And it shows how much more profitable it is*prudently to remove, than to resent, return, and continue inimical proceedings. In 1737, colonel...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin: Including a Sketch of the Rise and Progress ...

United States - 1826 - 440 pages
...ever afterwards acted as his friend. ' He that has once done you a kindness,' says our philosopher, ' will be more ready to do you another than he whom you yourself have obliged.' • Bradford, Franklin's competitor in the publication of a newspaper, being deprived of his office...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin: Including a Sketch of the Rise and Progress ...

United States - 1826 - 422 pages
...ever afterwards acted as his friend. ' He that has once done you a kindness,' says our philosopher, ' will be more ready to do you another than he whom you yourself have obliged.' Bradford, Franklin's competitor in the publication of a newspaper, being deprived of his office of...
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THOUGHTS ON DOMESTIC EDUCATION

1829 - 260 pages
...profitable it is prudently to remove, than to resent, return, and continue inimical proceedings. He that has once done you a kindness will be more ready to do you another, than he whom you have yourself obliged." This anecdote is rich in hints for those educating youth. ' 16 PATIENCE IN...
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Exemplary and Instructive Biography: For the Study of Youth

Exemplary and instructive biography - Biography - 1836 - 348 pages
...instance," observes Franklin, " of the truth of an old maxim I had learned, which says, ' He that has done you a kindness, will be more ready to do you...resent, return, and continue, inimical proceedings." He was thereafter re-elected to the same post, without opposition, for several 2 ears successively....
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The Boy's Reading-book: In Prose and Poetry, for Schools

Lydia Howard Sigourney - Readers - 1839 - 322 pages
...that it furnished him with a new instance of the truth of a maxim, he learned when a boy, that he who has once done you a kindness, will be more ready to do you another, than he whom you have yourself obliged ; and wisely adds, what all young persons would do well to adopt as a rule, "...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin: Illustrated by Tales, Sketches, and Anecdotes ...

1842 - 194 pages
...instance," observes Franklin, " of the truth of an old maxim I had learned, which says — 'He that has done you a kindness will be more ready to do you another,...resent, return, and continue inimical proceedings." . 18. In 1737, Colonel Spotswood, at that time postmaster-general, being dissatisfied with his deputy...
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