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" Sir, there are two passions which have a powerful influence in the affairs of men. These are ambition and avarice ; the love of power and the love of money. Separately, each of these has great force in prompting men to action ; but, when united in view... "
The Magazine of American History with Notes and Queries - Seite 335
herausgegeben von - 1885
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Memoirs of Benjamin Franklin, Band 1

Benjamin Franklin - 1834
...advantages. Sir, there are two passions which have a powerful influence in the affaira of men. These are ambition and avarice; the love of power and the love of money. Separately, each of these has great force in prompting men to action ; but when united in view of the...
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The Works of Benjamin Franklin: Containing Several Political and ..., Band 5

Benjamin Franklin - 1837
...advantages. Sir, there are two passions which have a powerful influence in the affairs of men. These are ambition and avarice ; the love of power and the love of money. Separately, each of these has great force in prompting men to action ; but, when united in view of...
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Proceedings and Debates of the Convention of the Commonwealth of ..., Band 9

Pennsylvania. Constitutional Convention - 1838
...advantages. " Sir, there are two passions which have a powerful influence in the affairs of men. These are ambition and avarice ; the love of power, and the love of money. Separately, each of these has great force in prompting men to action ; but, when united in view of...
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The works of Benjamin Franklin: with notes and a life of the author by J. Sparks

Benjamin Franklin - 1840
..."There are two passions," said he, "which have a powerful influence in the affairs of men. These are ambition and avarice ; the love of power and the love of money. Separately, each of these has great force in prompting men to action ; but, when united in view of...
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Debates in the Congress of the Confederation, from February 19, 1787 to ...

James Madison, Henry Dilworth Gilpin - 1840
...advantages. " Sir, there are two passions which have a powerful influence on the affairs of men. There are ambition and avarice ; the love of power, and the love of money. Separately, each of these has great force in prompting men to action; but when united in view of the...
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The American Whig Review, Band 2

1845
...said, " Sir, there are two passions which have a powerful influence on the affairs of men. These are ambition and avarice — the love of power and the love of money. Separately, each of them has great force in prompting men to action ; but when united in view of the...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin: Containing the Autobiography, with Notes and ...

Benjamin Franklin, Jared Sparks - 1848 - 612 Seiten
...There are two passions," said he, "which have a powerful influence in the affairs of men. These are ambition and avarice; the love of power and the love of money. Separately, each of these has great force in prompting men to action ; but, when united in view of...
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The Select Works of Benjamin Franklin: Including His Autobiography

Benjamin Franklin, Epes Sargent - 1853 - 488 Seiten
...There are two passions," he said, "which have a powerful influence in the affairs of men. These are ambition and avarice ; the love of power and the love of money. Separately, each of these has great force in prompting men to action; but, when united in view of the...
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The Rise and Fall of "The Model Republic."

James Williams (American diplomat.) - 1863 - 424 Seiten
...(said he), there are two passions which have a powerful influence on the affairs of men. These are ambition and avarice — the love of power and the love of money. Place before the eyes of men a post of honour, that shall be at the same time a place of profit, and...
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The Debates in the Several State Conventions on the Adoption of the ..., Band 5

Jonathan Elliot - 1863
...advantages. " Sir, there are two passions which have a powerful influence on the affairs of men. These are ambition and avarice ; the love of power, and the love of money. Separately, each of these has great force in prompting men to action ; but when united in view of the...
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