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" The rules that I drew up required that every member in his turn should produce one or more queries on any point of morals, politics, or natural philosophy, to be discussed by the company ; and once in three months produce and read an essay of his own... "
Selections from American Authors: A Reading Book for School and Home ... - Page 81
edited by - 1879 - 410 pages
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Advanced Educational Foundations for Teachers: The History, Philosophy, and ...

Donald K. Sharpes - 2002 - 522 pages
...Queries on any Point of Morals, Politics or Natural Philosophy, to be discussed by the Company, and once in three months produce and read an Essay of his own Writing on any Subject he pleased. (Autobiography, 1 17) Franklin had a great love for books all his life, and, as he notes in his Autobiography,...
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Adult and Continuing Education: Liberal adult education (part 2)

Peter Jarvis, Colin Griffin - 2003 - 456 pages
...queries on any point of Morals, Politics, or Natural Philosophy, to be discussed by the company; and once in three months produce and read an essay of his own...expressions of positiveness in opinions, or direct 30 contradiction, were after some time made contraband, and prohibited under small pecuniary penalties.5...
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The Autobiography and Other Writings

Benjamin Franklin - 2003 - 240 pages
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Classic American Autobiographies

William L. Andrews - 2003 - 464 pages
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Benjamin Franklin

Edmund Sears Morgan - 2003 - 339 pages
...conversation pleasant and productive: "Our debates were ... to be conducted in the sincere Spirit of Enquiry after Truth, without fondness for Dispute, or Desire...prevent Warmth, all Expressions of Positiveness in Opinion, or of direct Contradiction, were after some time made contraband and prohibited under small...
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Encyclopedia of Freemasonry 1909

Albert Gallatin Mackey, Harry LeRoy Haywood - 2003 - 584 pages
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Medicine: Preserving the Passion in the 21st Century

Phil R. Manning, Lois DeBakey - 2007 - 478 pages
...Acquaintances into a Club for mutual Improvement, which we called the Junto. We met on Friday Evening .... Our Debates were to be under the Direction of a President, and to be conducted in the sincere Spirit of Enquiry after Truth, without Fondness for Dispute, or Desire of Victory. . . . BENJAMIN FRANKLIN 6...
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Common Sense

Thomas Paine - 2004 - 256 pages
...Politics or Natural Philosophy, to be discuss 'd by the Company, and once in three Months produce & read an Essay of his own Writing on any Subject he pleased. Our Debates were to be 1 James Ferguson (1710-76) and Benjamin Martin (1704-82) were among the most celebrated and knowledgeable...
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Franklin: The Autobiography and Other Writings on Politics, Economics, and ...

Benjamin Franklin - 2004 - 381 pages
...were to he under the Direction of a Presidem, and to he conducted in the sincere Spirit of Enquiry after Truth, without Fondness for Dispute, or Desire of Victory; and to prevem Warmth all Espressions of Positiveness in Opinions or of direct Comradiction, were after some...
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Atlantic Cousins: Benjamin Franklin and His Visionary Friends

Jack Fruchtman - 2005 - 404 pages
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