Benjamin Franklin's Life and Writings: A Bibliographical Essay on the Stevens' Collection of Books and Manuscripts Relating to Doctor Franklin
Messrs. Davy & sons, 1881 - 40 pagina's
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Benjamin Franklin's Life and Writings: A Bibliographical Essay on the ...
Henry Stevens (Jr.)
Volledige weergave - 1881
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Pagina 21 - American Magazine, or a Monthly View of the Political State of the British Colonies. There were three numbers, dated January through March. The close rival was Benjamin Franklin's The General Magazine and Historical Chronicle for All the British Plantations in America.
Pagina 8 - I remember that Lord North's answers were dry, unyielding, in the spirit of unconditional submission, and betrayed an absolute indifference to the occurrence of a rupture ; and he said to the mediators distinctly, at last, that ' a rebellion was not to be deprecated on the part of Great Britain ; that the confiscations it would produce, would provide for many of their friends.1 This expression was reported by the mediators to Dr. Franklin...
Pagina 32 - Pray Father Abraham what think you of the times? Won't these heavy taxes quite ruin the country? How shall we be ever able to pay them? What would you advise us to?
Pagina 36 - ARCHIMEDE3 and Franklin. A Lecture, introductory to a course on the Application of Science to Art, delivered before the Massachusetts Charitable Mechanic Association, Nov. 29, 1853. By Robert C. Winthrop. Boston: TR Marvin, 1853, 47 pp.
Pagina 34 - Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Benjamin Franklin . . . Written by Himself to a Late Period, and Continued to the time of his death by his grandson, William Temple Franklin . . . Comprising the Private Correspondence and Public Negotiations of Dr.
Pagina 33 - Benjamin Franklin: consisting of his Life written by himself, together with Essays, humorous, moral and literary.
Pagina 20 - Whatever is, is right. Though purblind man Sees but a part o' the chain, the nearest link: His eyes not carrying to the equal beam, That poises all above...
Pagina 23 - REPORT of the Lords Commissioners for Trade and Plantations on the Petition of the Honourable Thomas Walpole, Benjamin Franklin, John Sargent, and Samuel Wharton, Esquires, and their Associates; for a grant of lands on the River Ohio, in North America; for the purpose of Erecting a New Government.