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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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English Grammar ; Punctuation and Capitalization ; Letter Writing

English language - 1905 - 642 pages
...parse the verbs in the following: (a) It is said that good Americans go to Paris when they die. (b) He that has once done you a kindness will be more ready...you another than he whom you yourself have obliged. (r) Then shall the nature that has lain blanched and broken rise into full stature and native hues...
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Masterpieces of the World's Best Literature, Volume 5

Jeannette Leonard Gilder - Literature - 1905 - 330 pages
...he didn't borrow this, — he speaks as if it were old. But then 'ae applied it so neatly!- — " He that has once done you a kindness will be more ready...you another than he whom you yourself have obliged." Then there is that glorious Epicurean paradox, uttered by my friend, the Historian, in one of his flashing...
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The Life and Services of Benj. Franklin: With Some of the Proverbs of Poor ...

Towle Mfg. Company - Silver - 1905 - 100 pages
...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 to do you another, than JFfrst JHtstattc fn ttje <KOhl0 XtttO Kt. Poor Richard. JF tan It U n 19 .jFranttifn he whom you yourself...
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Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin: With Selections from His Other Writings ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1908 - 430 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...being dissatisfied with the conduct of his deputy l at Philadelphia, respecting some negligence in rendering, and inexactitude of his accounts, took...
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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin: The Journal of John Woolman ; Fruits ...

Benjamin Franklin - Inventors - 1909 - 432 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...another, than he whom you yourself have obliged." rSnd it shows how much more profitable it is prudently to remove than to resent, return, and continue...
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Veronica Playfair

Maud Wilder Goodwin - 1910 - 352 pages
...much angered that I would not see her." " I think she will come." "Why do you think so?" " Because one that has once done you a kindness will be more ready to do you another than one whom you yourself have obliged. Your aunt may have been vexed at first; but her pity will conquer...
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The Young Man and His Problems

James L. Gordon - Conduct of life - 1911 - 406 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...resent, return and continue, inimical proceedings." HOW TO WIN AN ENEMY The young preacher's success depends very largely on his ability to make friends...
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Dr. Holmes's Boston

Oliver Wendell Holmes - Boston (Mass.) - 1915 - 360 pages
...sure he did n't borrow this, — he speaks as if it were old. But then he applied it so neatly!— "He that has once done you a kindness will be more ready...you another than he whom you yourself have obliged." —Then there is that glorious Epicurian paradox, uttered by my friend, the Historian, in one of his...
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Dr. Holmes's Boston

Oliver Wendell Holmes - Boston (Mass.) - 1915 - 368 pages
...he did n't borrow this, — he speaks as if it were old. But then he applied it so neatly! — "He that has once done you a kindness will be more ready...you another than he whom you yourself have obliged." — Then there is that glorious Epicurian paradox, uttered by my friend, the Historian, in one of his...
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American Literature Through Illustrative Readings

Sarah Emma Simons - American literature - 1915 - 492 pages
...he didn't borrow this, — he speaks as if it were old. But then he applied it so neatly ! — "He that has once done you a kindness will be more ready...you another than he whom you yourself have obliged." Then there is that glorious Epicurean paradox, uttered by my friend, the Historian, in one of his flashing...
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