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" The Game of Chess is not merely an idle amusement. Several very valuable qualities of the mind, useful in the course of human life, are to be acquired or strengthened by it, so as to become habits ready on all occasions. "
An Easy Introduction to the Game of Chess: Containing One Hundred Examples ... - Seite 241
1817 - 272 Seiten
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Benjamin Franklin and Jonathan Edwards: Selections from Their Writings

Benjamin Franklin - 1920 - 368 Seiten
...Several very valuable qualities of the Mind, useful in the course of human Life, are to be acquir'd or strengthened by it, so as to become habits, ready...occasions. For Life is a kind of Chess, in which we often have Points to gain, & Competitors or Adversaries to contend with; and in which there is a vast...
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A Benjamin Franklin Reader

Walter Isaacson - 2005 - 576 Seiten
...merely innocent, but advantageous, to the vanquished as well as to the victor. The MORALS of CHESS The game of Chess is not merely an idle amusement....useful in the course of human life, are to be acquired or strengthened by it, so as to become habits, ready on all occasions. For life is a kind of chess,...
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Benjamin Franklin: An American Life

Walter Isaacson - 2003 - 608 Seiten
...in 1732 for his Philadelphia Junto. "The game of chess is not merely an idle amusement," he began. "Several very valuable qualities of the mind, useful in the course of human life, are to be acquired or strengthened by it. For life is a kind of chess, in which we have often points to gain and competitors...
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Pandolfini's Ultimate Guide to Chess

Bruce Pandolfini - 2008 - 400 Seiten
...Student (reading): "The game of chess is not merely idle amusement. Several very valuable qualities of mind, useful in the course of human life, are to be acquired and strengthened by it." Cool. Did Franklin really write this? Teacher: He certainly did. In any case, we probably won't ever...
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Benjamin Franklin Book of Recipes

Hilaire Dubourcq - 2004 - 192 Seiten
...bathroom. Would you forgive me for this indiscretion? MORALS OF CHESS By Benjamin Franklin (June 1779) The Game of Chess is not merely an idle amusement....useful in the course of human Life, are to be acquired or strengthened by it, so as to become habits, ready on all occasions. For life is a kind of chess,...
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The Franklin Affair: A Novel

Jim Lehrer - 2005 - 224 Seiten
...more than chess." R was most familiar with that essay. He particularly remembered the opening words: "The Game of Chess is not merely an idle amusement;...very valuable qualities of the mind, useful in the court of human life, are to be acquired and strengthened by it." The smelly man said, "I have always...
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John Jay: Founding Father

Walter Stahr - 2005 - 482 Seiten
...essay on chess, in which he argued that the game was not merely "an idle amusement" but a way to learn "valuable qualities of the mind, useful in the course of human life." In one famous story about Franklin, he played a long chess game in the bathroom of his friend Madame...
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Chess and the Art of Negotiation: Ancient Rules for Modern Combat

Anatoly Karpov, Jean François Phélizon, Bachar Kouatly - 2006 - 116 Seiten
...0-275-99065-6 Praeger Publishers 88 Post KoadVU-s! Westport.cn Of,881 www.praeger.com Jacket d.. i ai 1 tan . 'The game of Chess is not merely an idle amusement; several very valuable qualities of the mind are to be acquired and strengthened by it, so as to become habits ready on all occasions; for life...
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The World's Great Classics: Essays of American essayists

Timothy Dwight, Julian Hawthorne - 1899
...effects on the mind, be not merely innocent, but advantageous, to the vanquished as well as the victor. The game of chess is not merely an idle amusement....useful in the course of human life, are to be acquired or strengthened by it, so as to become habits, ready on all occasions. For life is a kind of chess,...
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Chess Made Easy: New and Comprehensive Rules for Playing the Game of Chess ...

1820 - 72 Seiten
...concludes what may be deemed the introductory part of it, with THE MORALS OF CHESS. BY DR. FRANKLIN. THE game of chess is not merely an idle amusement....useful in the course of human life, are to be acquired or strengthened by it, so as to become habits, ready on all occasions. For life is a kind of chess,...
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