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" The small progress we have made after four or five weeks' close attendance and continual reasonings with each other, our different sentiments on almost every question, several of the last producing as many Noes as Ayes, is: methinks a melancholy proof... "
Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin: With Selections from His Other Writings ... - Page 322
by Benjamin Franklin - 1908 - 386 pages
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Chaplains of the General Government: With Objections to Their Employment ...

Lorenzo Dow Johnson - 1856 - 92 pages
...human understanding. We, indeed, seem to feel our want of political wisdom, since we have been running about in search of it. We have gone back to ancient history for models of government, and examined the different forms of those republics which, having been formed with the seeds of their own...
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Progressive Fifth Elocutionary Reader

Salem Town - 1857 - 524 pages
...different sentiments on almost every question, several of the last producing as many noes as ayes, is, methinks, a melancholy proof of the imperfection...back to ancient history for models of government, and examined the different forms of those republics, which, having been formed with the seeds of their...
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Memoirs of Benjamin Franklin, Volume 1

Benjamin Franklin - Statesmen - 1859 - 680 pages
...imperfection uf the human understanding. We indeed at**1!]! to feel our own want of political wisdom, nit if e we have been running all about in search of it. We...back to ancient history for models of government, and examined the different forms of those republic.«, which, having been originally Ibnned with lh»;...
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The Guardian, Volumes 10-11

Conduct of life - 1859 - 802 pages
...human understanding. We, indeed, seem to feel our want of political wisdom, since we have been running about in search of it. We have gone back to ancient history for models of government, and examined the forms of fhost- republics which, having been formed with the seeds of their own dissolution,...
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The life and writings of George Washington Doane [ed.] by W.C. Doane, Volume 4

George Washington Doane (bp. of New Jersey.) - 1861 - 652 pages
...different sentiments on almost ever}7 question, several of the last producing as many noes as aye-s, is, methinks, a melancholy proof of the imperfection...back to ancient history for models of government, and examined the different forms of those republics, which, having been originally formed with the seeds...
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Anecdotes for the Family, Or, Lessons of Truth and Duty for Every-day Life ...

Conduct of life - 1862 - 582 pages
...sentiments on almost every question, several of the last producing as many noes as ayes, is, methiuks, a melancholy proof of the imperfection of the human...back to ancient history for models of government, and examined the , different forms of republics, which, having been originally formed with the seeds of...
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The Debates in the Several State Conventions on the Adoption of ..., Volume 5

Jonathan Elliot - Constitutional history - 1863 - 680 pages
...different sentiments on almost every question, several of the last producing as many noes as ayes — is, methinks, a melancholy proof of the imperfection...want of political wisdom, since we have been running about in search of it. We have gone back to ancient history for models of government, and examined...
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Life and Times of Benjamin Franklin, Volume 2

James Parton - 1864 - 720 pages
...different sentiments on almost every question, several of the last producing as many Noes as Ayes, is, methinks, a melancholy proof of the imperfection...back to ancient history for models of government, and examined the different forms of those republics which, having been originally formed with the seeds...
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Life and Times of Benjamin Franklin, Volume 2

James Parton - Statesmen - 1864 - 728 pages
...methinks, a melancholy proof of the impc'rfection of the human understanding. We, indeed, seem to foci our own want of political wisdom, since we have been...back to ancient history for models of government, and examined the different forms of those republics which, having been originally formed with the seeds...
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The Progressive Fifth, Or, Elocutionary Reader: In which the Principles of ...

Salem Town, Nelson M. Holbrook - English language - 1864 - 516 pages
...of the last producing as many noes jus ayes, are, methinks, melancholy prooi's of the imj>erfeetion of the human understanding. We indeed seem to feel our own want of jxilitical wisdom, sinee we have been running all about in search of it. AVe have gone back to ancient...
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