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" I had never before seen any of them. I bought it, read it over and over, and was much delighted with it. I thought the writing excellent, and wished, if possible, to imitate it. With... "
The Inland Educator: A Journal for the Progressive Teacher - Page 177
1897
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Benjamin Franklin ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1818
...delighted with it. I thought the writing excellent, and wished if possible to imitate it. With that view, I took some of the papers, and making short hints of the sentiments in each sentence, laid them by a few days, and then without looking at the book, tried to...
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The Moral Instructor, and Guide to Virtue: Being a Compendium of Moral ...

Jesse Torrey - 1824 - 300 pages
...delighted with it. I thought the writing excellent, and wished if possible to imitate it. With that view, I took some of the papers, and making short hints of the sentiments in each sentence, laid them by a few days, and then without looking at the book, tried to...
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The pursuit of knowledge under difficulties [by G.L. Craik].

George Lillie Craik - 1830
...to imitate it. With that view, I took some of the papers, and making short hints of the sentiments in each sentence, laid them by a few days ; and then,...complete the papers again, by expressing each hinted sentimental length, and as fully as it had been expressed before, in any suitable words that should...
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The Pursuit of Knowledge Under Difficulties: Illustrated by Anecdotes, Volume 1

George Lillie Craik - 1830 - 3 pages
...delighted with it. I thought the writing excellent ; and wished, if possible, to imitate it. With that view, I took some of the papers, and making short hints of the sentiments in each sentence, laid them by a few days; and then, without looking at the book, tried...
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The Pursuit of Knowledge Under Difficulties, Volume 15

George Lillie Craik - 1830
...delighted with it. I thought the writing excellent ; and wished, if possible, to imitate it. With that view, I took some of the papers, and making short hints of the sentiments in each sentence, laid them by a few days ; and then, without looking at the book, tried...
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The Moral Instructor, and Guide to Virtue: Being a Compendium of Moral ...

Jesse Torrey - 1830 - 300 pages
...delighted with it. I thought the writing excellent, and wished if possible to imitate it. With that view, I took some of the papers, and making short hints of the sentiments in each sentence, laid them by a few days, and then without looking at the book, tried to...
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The Georgian Era: Voyagers and travellers. Philosophers and men of science ...

1834
...was much delighted with it. 1 thought the writing excellent, and wished, if posbible, to imit ite if. With this view, I took some of the papers, and, making short hints uf the sentiments in each sentence, l.uil them by a few d.iys; and then, wiiluut looking at the bouk,...
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Memoirs of Benjamin Franklin, Volume 1

Benjamin Franklin - 1834
...delighted with it I thought the writing excellent, and wished if possible to imitate it. With that view I took some of the papers, and making short hints of the sentiments in each sentence, laid them by a few days, and then without looking at the book, .tried...
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The works of Benjamin Franklin: with notes and a life of the ..., Volume 1

Benjamin Franklin - 1840
...delighted with it. I thought the writing excellent, and wished if possible to imitate it. With that view, I took some of the papers, and making short hints of the sentiments in each sentence, laid them by a few days, and then, without looking at the book, tried...
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Memoirs of the Most Eminent American Mechanics: Also, Lives of Distinguished ...

Henry Howe - 1840 - 482 pages
...delighted with it. I thought the writing excellent ; and wished, if possible, to imitate it. With that view, I took some of the papers, and making short hints of the sentiments in each sentence, laid them by a few days ; and then, without looking at the book, tried...
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