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At the instance of Benjamin Franklin

Edwin Wolf

At the instance of Benjamin Franklin

a brief history of the Library Company of Philadelphia, 1731-1976

by Edwin Wolf

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Published by Library Co. of Philadelphia in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Library Company of Philadelphia -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Edwin Wolf 2nd.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ733.P55 W64
    The Physical Object
    Pagination55 p., [1] leaf of plates :
    Number of Pages55
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4615708M
    LC Control Number77379783

      These points aren’t such ordinary as you can find on the Internet. For instance, “if you want to write well, you should read more” is a quite widespread phrase. Yes, this approach is useful. But, also, there are interesting and practicable advises, devised by outstanding person – Benjamin Franklin. Actually, this man was born in poverty/5(20). Franklin felt "this Modesty in a Sect is perhaps a singular Instance in the History of Mankind, every other Sect supposing itself in Possession of all Truth." But finally the Quakers, not having left themselves so much doctrinal latitude, began refusing to serve in the Assembly, "chusing rather to .

    At the instance of Benjamin Franklin: a brief history of the Library Company of Philadelphia. Page - THE BODY of BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, Printer, (like the cover of an old book, its contents torn out, and stript of its lettering and gilding) lies here food for worms ; yet the work itself shall not be lost, for it will (as he believed) appear once more in a new and .

    The letters from Abel James and Benjamin Vaughan urge Franklin to continue his memoirs, primarily because his life will provide a good example for others, especially young people. Vaughan gives many more arguments, emphasizing that Franklin's story should be one of the age's worthiest.   Benjamin Franklin is the founding father who winks at us. George Washington’s colleagues found it hard to imagine touching the austere general on the shoulder, and we would find it .


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