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" It was about this time I conceived the bold and arduous project of arriving at moral perfection. I wished to live without committing any fault at any time ; I would conquer all that either natural inclination, custom, or company might lead me into. As... "
Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Benjamin Franklin ... - Seite 128
von Benjamin Franklin - 1818
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Franklins̓ Autobiography, Band 10

Benjamin Franklin - 1910 - 205 Seiten
...inclination, custom, or company might lead me into. As I knew, or thought I knew, what was right and wrong, I did not see why I might not always do the...task of more difficulty than I had imagined. While my care was employed in guarding against one fault, I was often surprised by another; habit took the advantage...
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School Work, Band 3

1904
...and arduous project of arriving at moral perfection. As I knew, or thought I knew, what was right and wrong, I did not see why I might not always do the...task of more difficulty than I had imagined. While my care was employed in guarding against one fault, I was often surprised by another. I concluded, at...
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High School English, Bücher 2

Abram Royer Brubacher, Dorothy Ermina Snyder - 1912
...inclination, custom, or company might lead me into. As I knew, or thought I knew, what was right and wrong, I did not see why I might not always do the...task of more difficulty than I had imagined. While my care was employed in guarding against one fault, I was often surprised by another ; habit took the...
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Stories of Achievement, Band 1

Asa Don Dickinson - 1916
...inclination, custom, or company might lead me into. As I knew, or thought I knew, what was right and wrong, I did not see why I might not always do the...task of more difficulty than I had imagined. While my care was employ'd in guarding against one fault, I was often surprised by another; habit took the advantage...
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Memory and the Learning Process

Darwin Oliver Lyon - 1917 - 179 Seiten
...an external intuition. Prose (100 Words). (From Franklin's "Autobiography.") But I soon found that I had undertaken a task of more difficulty than I had imagined. While my care was employed in guarding against one fault, I was often surprised by another ; habit took the...
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History Reader

Lucy Langdon Williams Wilson - 1918
...CONDUCT I WISHED to live without committing any fault at any time. As I knew what was right and what was wrong, I did not see why I might not always do the one and avoid the other. But soon I found that this was more difficult than I had thought. I concluded that merely thinking about...
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Developing Executive Ability

Enoch Burton Gowin - 1919 - 486 Seiten
...inclination, custom, or company might lead me into. As I knew, or thought I knew, what was right and wrong. I did not see why I might not always do the...task of more difficulty than I had imagined. While my care was employed in guarding against one fault, I was often surprised by another; habit took the advantage...
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Human Life from Many Angles: Teaches You the Law, the Way, the Means, the ...

Walter Matthews - 1922 - 160 Seiten
...inclination, custom or company might lead me into. As I knew, or thought I knew, what was right or wrong, I did not see why I might not always do the one and avoid the other. I made a little book in which I allotted a page for 13 virtues and their precepts." If space permitted...
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The Religion of Benjamin Franklin

James Madison Stifler - 1925 - 138 Seiten
...said about this experiment with the thirteen virtues, "As I knew or thought I knew what was right and wrong, I did not see why I might not always do the one and avoid the other." The idea of acquiring virtue by deliberate practice did not evaporate with this one experiment. More...
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American Literature, 1764-1789: The Revolutionary Years

Everett H. Emerson - 1977 - 301 Seiten
...people could lead him was indeed naive and arrogant: "As I knew, or thought I knew, what was right and wrong, I did not see why I might not always do the...than I had imagined. While my Attention was taken up in guarding against one Fault, I was often surpriz'd by another. Habit took the Advantage of Inattention....
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