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" Experience of it: Several of our Young People were formerly brought up at the Colleges of the Northern Provinces; they were instructed in all your Sciences; but when they came back to us, they were bad Runners, ignorant of every means of living in the... "
The Second Reader, Or Juvenile Companion - Page 110
by John Lauris Blake - 1833 - 260 pages
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Works of the Late Doctor Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of His Life Written ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1793 - 282 pages
...fciences ; but " when they came back to us, they were " bad runners ; ignorant of every means " of living in the woods ; unable to " bear either cold...to build a cabin, take a " deer, or kill an enemy; fpoke our " language imperfeftly ; were therefore " neither fit for hunters, warriors, or " counfellors...
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Works of the Late Doctor Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of His Life, Written ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1793 - 324 pages
...hunters, warriors, or coun" fellots ; they \verc totally good for nothing. i* We are however not the lefs obliged by your " kind offer, though we decline accepting it ; '* and to fhow our grateful fenfe of it, if the " gentlemen of Virginia will fend us a dozen of " their fons,...
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Works of the Late Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of His Life ..., Volumes 1-2

Benjamin Franklin - 1794 - 348 pages
...hunters, warriors, or counfelJors ; they were totally good for nothing. We aife however not the lefs obliged by your kind offer, though we decline accepting it : and to fhow our grateful fenfe of it, if the gentlemen of Virginia will fend us a dozen of their fons, we...
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Recreations in Agriculture, Natural-history, Arts, and ..., Volume 3

James Anderson - 1800 - 632 pages
...all your sciences; but when they came back to us they were bad runners; ignorant of every means of living in the woods; unable to bear either cold or...or kill an enemy ; spoke our language imperfectly, and were therefore neither fit for hunters, warriors, nor counsellors; they were, in short, good for...
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Benjamin Franklin - 1804 - 78 pages
...all your sciences ; but when they came back to us, they were bad runners; ignorant of every means of living in the woods; unable to bear either cold or...hunger; knew neither how to build a cabin, take a deer, nor kill an enemy ; spokeour language imperfectly; were therefore neither fit for hunters, warriors,...
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The complete works ... of ... Benjamin Franklin, Volume 3

Benjamin Franklin - 1806 - 586 pages
...all your sciences; but when they came back to us, they were bad runners, ignorant of every means of living in the woods, unable to bear either cold or...imperfectly, were therefore neither fit for hunters, ^varriors, or counsellors; they were totally good for nothing. We are however not the less obliged...
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The Works of the Late Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of His Life Written ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1807 - 310 pages
...all your sciences ; but when they came back to us, they were bad runners ; ignorant of every means of living in the woods ; unable to bear either cold or...however, not the less obliged by your kind offer, tho* -we decline accepting it : and to show our grateful sense of it, if the gentlemen of Virginia...
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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin: [Correspondence

Benjamin Franklin - 1809 - 466 pages
...all your sciences ; but when they came back to us, the}. were bad runners, ignorant of every means of living in the woods, unable to bear either cold or...were therefore neither fit for hunters, warriors, nor counsellors ; they were totally good for nothing. We are however not the less obliged by your kind...
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Works of the Late Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of Memoirs of His Early Life

Benjamin Franklin - 1810 - 292 pages
...runners; ignorant of every means of living in the woods ; urable to bear either cold or hunger; krew neither how to build a cabin, take a deer, or kill an enemy ; -speak our language imperfectly ; were therefore neither fir for hunters, warriors or counsellors;...
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The Essays, Humourous, Moral and Literary: Of the Late Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - 1811 - 190 pages
...all your sciences ; but when they came back to us, they were bad runners ; ignorant of every means of living in the woods ; unable to bear either cold or...however, not the less obliged by your kind offer, fhough we decline accepting it : and to show our grateful sense of it, if the gentlemen of Virginia...
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