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" This advice, thus beat into my head, has frequently been of use to me; and I often think of it, when I see pride mortified, and misfortunes brought upon people by their carrying their heads too high. "
Materials for thinking, extracted from the works of ancient and modern ... - Seite 143
1837
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Anecdotes for the Family, Or, Lessons of Truth and Duty for Every-day Life ...

1862 - 443 Seiten
...are young, and have the world before you : learn to stoop as you go through it, and you will avoid many hard thumps.' This advice, thus beat into my...upon people by their carrying their heads too high." HUMILITY, LEADS TO EXALTATION. — In the evening of the day that Sir Eardley Wilmot was appointed...
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The Ladies' Repository, Band 23

1863
...of giving instruction; and upon this he eaid to me — You are young, and have the world before you. STOOP as you go through it, and you will miss many...often think of it when I see pride mortified, and misfortune brought upon people by carrying their heads too high." HARDNESS OF THE RICH MAN'S ENTERING...
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The Autobiography and Essays of Dr. Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - 1864 - 231 Seiten
...giving instruction ; and upon this he said to me : * You are young, and have the world before you : stoop as you go through it, and you will miss many...upon people by their carrying their heads too high. I long much to see again my native place ; and once hoped to lay my bones there. I left it in 1723....
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Life and Times of Benjamin Franklin, Band 1

James Parton - 1864 - 710 Seiten
...instruction, and upon this he said to me, You are young, and have the world before you ; STOOP us you (jo through it, and you will miss many hard thumps. This...people, by their carrying their heads too high."* With the blessing and approbation of his parents, and some small gifts, as tokens of their affection,...
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Life and Times of Benjamin Franklin, Band 1

James Parton - 1865
...young, and have the world before you ; STOOP as you </o thruwjh it, ami you will m iss i»<«•«// hard thumps. This advice, thus beat into my head,...people, by their carrying their heads too high."* With the blessing and approbation of his parents, and some small gifts, as tokens of their affection,...
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Benjamin Franklin, the Printer-boy

Benjamin Franklin - 1865 - 120 Seiten
...thumps." Nearly seventy years after, the recipient of this counsel wrote:— " This advice, thus beaten into my head, has frequently been of use to me; and...people by •their carrying their heads too high." "But since he will not set you up," said the Governor, " I will do it myself. Give me an inventory...
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The Witchcraft Delusion in New England: Its Rise, Progress, and ..., Bände 1-3

1866
...me, ' Yon are young, and have the World before you ; STOOP as y ou go through it, and you will mij's many hard Thumps,' This Advice, thus beat into my Head, has frequently been of Ufe to me ; and I often think of it, when I fee Pride mortified, and Misfortunes brought upon People...
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Benjamin Franklin: His Life

Benjamin Franklin - 1888 - 311 Seiten
...of giving instruction, and upon this he said to me, " You are young, and have the world before you ; stoop as you go through it, and you will miss many...hard thumps." This advice, thus beat into my head, 1 Raree-show : a peep-show carried about in a box. 2 Paper : the trade of Massachusetts with England...
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Dictionary of Anecdote, Incident, Illustrative Fact: Selected and Arranged ...

Walter Baxendale - 1888 - 690 Seiten
...of giving instruction, and upon this he said to me, ' You are young, and have the world before you ; STOOP as you go through it, and you. will miss many hard thumps." 2924. HUMILITY, becomes the Christian. The late Rev. Dr. R • had a somewhat lofty manner of expressing...
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From Boyhood to Manhood, Life of Benjamin Franklin

William M. Thayer - 1889 - 497 Seiten
...seventy years afterwards the recipient of this counsel wrote as follows : "This advice, thus beaten into my head, has frequently been of use to me ; and...mortified, and misfortunes brought upon people by carrying their heads too high." John Collins was a clerk in the post-office. He revolved the matter...
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