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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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Lessons from the Life of Benjamin Franklin, 1706-1790

Benjamin Franklin - 1891 - 120 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...truth, without fondness for dispute, or desire of victor}' ; and to prevent warmth, all expressions of positiveness in opinions, or direct contradiction,...
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The Chautauquan: a weekly newsmagazine, Volume 14

1892
...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 be pleased. Our debates were to be under the direction of a president and to be conducted in the sincere...
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Report of the Commissioner of Education Made to the Secretary of ..., Volume 2

United States. Bureau of Education - 1896
...uu auy 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...president, and to be conducted in the sincere spirit of truth, without fondness for dispute or desire of victory. (Autobiography, Sparks's edition, vol. 1,...
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Pioneers of Science in America: Sketches of Their Lives and Scientific Work

William Jay Youmans - 1896 - 508 pages
...months to read an essay of his own writing, on any subject he might select. The debates were expected to be conducted in the sincere spirit of inquiry after truth, without fondness for dispute, desire of victory, expression of positiveness in opinion, or direct contradiction. Applicants for admission...
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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin and a Sketch of Franklin's Life from ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1896 - 253 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 auy subject he pleased. Our debates were to be under the direction of a president, and to be conducted...
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Benjamin Franklin ; His Life

Benjamin Franklin - 1897 - 311 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...without fondness for dispute, or desire of victory ; 1 Junto : here, a meeting or society. It is not unlikely that the idea of the Junto was first suggested...
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Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin: With Introduction and Notes

Benjamin Franklin - 1901 - 249 pages
...morals, politics, or natural philosophy, to be discussed by the company ; and once in three month.* produce and read an essay of his own writing on any subject 'if pleased. Our debates were to be under the direction of a president and to be conducted in the sincere...
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A History of Education in the United States

Edwin Grant Dexter - 1904 - 656 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...president, and to be conducted in the sincere spirit of truth, without fondness for disputes, or desire of victory." There were but six original members of...
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The Twentieth Century Biographical Dictionary of Notable Americans ...

1904
...points in morals, philosophy or politics to be discussed by all, and once in three months each was to read an essay of his own writing on any subject he pleased. Thomas Godfrey, mathematician; Nicholas Scull, surveyor; William Mangridge, IN THE REAR OF. 53 joiner;...
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The Twentieth Century Biographical Dictionary of Notable Americans ...

Rossiter Johnson, John Howard Brown - 1904
...points in morals, philosophy or politics to be discussed by all, and once in three months each was to read an essay of his own writing on any subject he pleased. Thomas Godfrey, mathematician; Nicholas Scull, surveyor; William Mangridge, IN THE REAR OF. 53 A\ARKtT...
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