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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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The Life of Benjamin Franklin: Written by Himself ; to which is Added His ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1855 - 375 pages
...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...to prevent warmth, all expressions of positiveness of opinions, or direct contradiction, were after some time, made contraband, and prohibited under small...
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SELF-MADE MEN.

CHAS C. B. SEYMOUR - 1858
...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. The club continued in existence for upward of forty years, and was the best school of philosophy, morality,...
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The American Journal of Education, Volume 8

Henry Barnard - 1860
...on any point of morals, politics, or natural philosophy, to be discussed by the company : nnd once in three months produce and read an essay, of his...writing, on any subject, he pleased. Our debates were to bo under the direction of a president, and to be conductę! in the sincere spirit of inquiry after...
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The American Journal of Education, Volume 8

Henry Barnard - 1860
...any point of morals, politics, or natural philosophy, to be discussed by the company ; and once iu three months produce and read an essay, of his own writing, on any subject ho pleased. Our debates were to be under the direction of a president, and to bo conducted in the sincere...
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Life and Times of Benjamin Franklin, Volume 1

James Parton - 1864 - 710 pages
...that they should be wholly free from heat nnd acrimony. "They were to be conducted," says Franklin, " in the sincere spirit of inquiry after truth, without...victory ; and, to prevent warmth, all expressions of positivcness in opinions, or direct contradiction, were, after some time, made contraband, and prohibited...
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The Tuftonian, Volume 21

1894
...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." " Our debates," says Franklin, " were to be under the direction of a president, and to be conducted in the sincere...
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Annual Report, Volume 2

United States. Office of Education - 1896
...politics, or natural philosophy, to be discussed by the company ; and once in three months produce and road an essay of his own writing on any subject he pleased. Our debates were to be nnder the direction of a president, and to be conducted in the sincere spirit of truth, without fondness...
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The American Journal of Education, Volume 27

Henry Barnard - 1877
...on any point of morale, politics, or natural philosophy, to be discussed by the company ; and once in three months produce and read an essay, of his...expressions of positiveness in opinions, or direct contradictions, were after some time made contraband, and prohibited under small pecuniary penalties.*...
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American Journal of Education, Volume 27

1877
...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...expressions of positiveness in opinions, or direct contradictions, were after some time made contraband, and prohibited under small pecuniary penalties.*...
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Bulletin

1919
...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...on any subject he pleased. Our debates were to be conducted In the sincere spirit of inquiry after truth, without fondness for dispute, or desirę of...
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