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" I did not disapprove of the design, but, as Georgia was then destitute of materials and workmen, and it was proposed to send them from Philadelphia at a great expense, I thought it would have been better to have built the house here, and brought the children... "
Blackwood's Magazine - Page 211
1824
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Memoirs of Benjamin Franklin, Volume 1

Benjamin Franklin - 1834 - 682 pages
...wonderful power over the hearts and purses of hie hearers, of which I myself was an instance. I did not disapprove of the design, but as Georgia was then...thought it would have been better to have built the house at Philadelphia, uxl brought the children to it. This I advised, but he was resolute in his first...
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Memoirs of Rev. George Whitefield

John Gillies - 1834 - 672 pages
...drew from Franklin's pocket the money which that clear, cool reasoner had determined not to give : it was for the Orphan-house at Savannah. "I did not," says the philosopher, " disapprove of the design ; but as Georgia was then destitute of materials and workmen,...
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The Baltimore Literary and Religious Magazine, Volume 3

1837 - 588 pages
...drew from Franklin's pocket the money which that 'clear, cool reasoner had determined not to give: it was for the orphan-house at Savannah. 'I did not,'...thought it would have been better to have built the house at Philadelphia, and brought the children to it. This I advised; but he was resolute in his first...
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Memoirs of Rev. George Whitefield

John Gillies - 1837 - 682 pages
...reasoner had determined not to give : it was for the Orphan-house at Savannah. "I did not," says the philosopher, " disapprove of the design ; but as Georgia...Philadelphia, at a great expense, I thought it would havo been better to have built the house at Philadelphia, and brought the children to it. This I advised...
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Memoirs of Rev. George Whitefield

John Gillies - 1838 - 688 pages
...rcasoner had determined not to give : it w£& for the Orphan-house at Savannah. "I did not," says the philosopher, "disapprove of the design ; but as Georgia...Philadelphia, at a great expense, I thought it would have beetiibetter to have built the house at Philadelphia, and brought the children to it. This 1 advised...
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The works of Benjamin Franklin: with notes and a life of the ..., Volume 1

Benjamin Franklin - 1840 - 674 pages
...wonderful power over the hearts and purses of his hearers, of which I myself was an instance. I did not disapprove of the design, but, as Georgia was then...thought it would have been better to have built the house at Philadelphia, and brought the children to it. This I advised ; but he was resolute in his...
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The Life and Times of Selina: Countess of Huntingdon

Aaron Crossley Hobart Seymour - 1840 - 584 pages
...wonderful power over the hearts and purses of his hearers, of which I myself was an instance. I did not disapprove of the design ; but as Georgia was then...thought it would have been better to have built the house at Philadelphia, and brought the children to it. This I advised ; but he was resolute in his...
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The Works of Benjamin Franklin: Containing Several Political and ..., Volume 1

Benjamin Franklin - 1840 - 668 pages
...wonderful power over the hearts and purses of his hearers, of which I myself was an instance. I did not disapprove of the design, but, as Georgia was then...it was proposed to send them from Philadelphia at a VOL. i. 18 L * great expense, I thought it would have been better to have built the house at Philadelphia,...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin: Illustrated by Tales, Sketches, and Anecdotes ...

1842 - 194 pages
...power over the hearts and purses ot hia hearers, of which I myself was an instance. 9. " I did not disapprove of the design, but as Georgia was then...Philadelphia, at a great expense, I thought it would 'havo been better to have built the house at Philadelphia, and brought the children to it. This I advised,...
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The Life and Times of Selina: Countess of Huntingdon, Volume 2

Aaron Crossley Hobart Seymour - 1844 - 588 pages
...a-wonderful power over the hearts and purses of his hearers, of which I myself was an instance. I did not disapprove of the design ; but as Georgia was then...thought it would have been better to have built the house at Philadelphia, and brought the children to it. This I advised ; but he was resolute in his...
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