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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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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin and a Sketch of Franklin's Life from ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1896 - 280 pages
...derful 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 here, and brought the children to it. This I advised ; but he was resolute in his first project,...
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The universal anthology, a collection of the best literature ..., Volume 18

Richard Garnett - 1899 - 432 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...
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Selections from Autobiography: Poor Richard's Almanac, Advice to a Young ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1899 - 204 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 here, and brought the children to itThis I advis'd ; but he was resolute in his first project,...
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The Essentials of Argumentation

Elias J. MacEwan - 1899 - 438 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 here and brought the children to it. This I advised; but he was resolute in his first project,...
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The Many-Sided Franklin

Paul Leicester Ford - 1899 - 554 pages
...Orphan House there," in which the " helpless children " might be " supported and educated." " I did not disapprove of the design, but, as Georgia was then...destitute of materials and workmen, and it was proposed 1 1 1 to send them from Philadelphia at a great expense, I thought it would have been better to have...
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A History of the University of Pennsylvania: From Its Foundation to A. D ...

Thomas Harrison Montgomery - 1900 - 576 pages
...meetings where he preached of his Orphanage, the location of which did not meet Franklin's approval, as* Georgia was then destitute of materials and workmen,...thought it would have been better to have built the house here, and brought the children to it. This I advis'd ; but he was resolute in his first project,...
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A History of the University of Pennsylvania: From Its Foundation to A. D ...

Thomas Harrison Montgomery - 1900 - 578 pages
...meetings where he preached of his Orphanage, the location of which did not meet Franklin's approval, as6 Georgia was then destitute of materials and workmen,...thought it would have been better to have built the house here, and brought the children to it. This I advis'd ; but he was resolute in his first project,...
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Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin: With Introduction and Notes

Benjamin Franklin - 1901 - 296 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 first...
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The Universal Anthology: A Collection of the Best Literature ..., Volume 18

Richard Garnett, Léon Vallée, Alois Brandl - 1890 - 450 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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The Life of Benjamin Franklin, Written by Himself, Volume 1

Benjamin Franklin - 1902 - 688 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...to send them from Philadelphia at a great expense, 1 thought it would have been better to have built the house here, and brought the children to it. This...
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