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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 Standard Speaker: Containing Exercises in Prose and Poetry for ...

Elocution - 1854 - 576 pages
...not hitherto once thought of humbly applying to the Father of Light to illuminate our understanding ? In the beginning of the contest with Britain, when...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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Reports of Committees: 16th Congress, 1st Session - 49th Congress ..., Volume 2

United States. Congress. House - United States - 1854 - 646 pages
...the contest with Great Britain, when we were sensible of danger, we had daily prayer in this room for divine protection. Our prayers, sir, were heard, and...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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The Select Works of Benjamin Franklin: Including His Autobiography

Benjamin Franklin - Inventors - 1855 - 522 pages
...for daily prayers, but it was not adopted. He made the following memorable remarks in its support : " In the beginning of the contest with Britain, when...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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The Life of Benjamin Franklin: Written by Himself ; to which is Added His ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1855 - 402 pages
...daily meetings should be opened with prayer. "In the beginning of the contest with Britain," said he, " when we were sensible of danger, we had daily prayers...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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Lectures on the Evidence of Christianity: Delivered in Philadelphia,

Alonzo Potter - History - 1855 - 436 pages
...resolution, and made the following remarks: " In the beginning of the contest with Britain," said he, "when we were sensible of danger-, we had daily prayers...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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Lectures on the Evidences of Christianity: Delivered in Philadelphia by ...

Apologetics - 1855 - 436 pages
...remarks : " In the beginning of the contest with Britain," said he, " when we were sensible of dai«jer, we had 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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The Works of Benjamin Franklin: Containing Several Political and ..., Volume 5

Benjamin Franklin, Jared Sparks - United States - 1856 - 554 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 the...for the divine protection. Our prayers, Sir, were heard;—and they were graciously answered. All of us, who were engaged in the struggle, must have...
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Chaplains of the General Government: With Objections to Their Employment ...

Lorenzo Dow Johnson - 1856 - 94 pages
...the contest with Great Britain, when we were sensible of danger, we had daily prayer in this room for divine protection. Our prayers, sir, were heard, and...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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The American National Preacher, Volumes 30-31

Religion - 1856 - 598 pages
...danger, wo had daily prayer in this room for the divine protection. Our prayers, sir, were heard ; they were graciously answered. All of us, who were...engaged in the struggle, must have observed frequent instances of a superintending Providence in our favor ; and have we now forgotten that powerful Friend...
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A History of the United States: For Families and Libraries

Benson John Lossing - United States - 1857 - 702 pages
...great objects of our meeting, that we have hitherto not once thought of humbly applying to the Father of Lights to illuminate our understandings ? In the...sensible of danger, we had daily prayers in this room for divine protection. Our prayers, sir, were heard, and graciously answered." After a few more remarks,...
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