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" Tolerably good workmen in any of those mechanic arts are sure to find employ, and to be well paid for their work, there being no restraints preventing strangers from exercising any art they understand, nor any permission necessary. If they are poor, they... "
The Essays, Humourous, Moral and Literary: Of the Late Benjamin Franklin - Seite 126
von Benjamin Franklin - 1811 - 182 Seiten
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Habits of the Heart: Individualism and Commitment in American Life

Robert Neelly Bellah - 1985 - 355 Seiten
...initiative. Franklin expressed it very clearly in his advice to Europeans considering immigration to America: "If they are poor, they begin first as Servants or...Business, marry, raise Families, and become respectable Citizens."15 What Franklin thought about freedom and justice followed pretty plainly from his understanding...
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Presidents Above Party: The First American Presidency, 1789-1829

Ralph Ketcham - 1987 - 269 Seiten
..."Tolerably good Workmen in any of those mechanic Arts are sure to find Employ," Franklin added, beginning as servants or journeymen, and "if they are sober,...raise Families, and become respectable Citizens." "Persons of moderate Fortunes and Capitals" would also find scope for enterprise and investment in...
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The Forgotten Americans

John E. Schwarz, Thomas J. Volgy - 1993 - 219 Seiten
...Benjamin Franklin described how it was supposed to work: "If they are poor [in America], they first begin as Servants or Journeymen; and if they are sober,...Business, marry, raise Families, and become respectable Citizens."4 Many of Franklin's contemporaries held a similar view.5 Two centuries later, the sociologist...
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Reason to Believe: Romanticism, Pragmatism, and the Teaching of Writing

Hephzibah Roskelly, Kate Ronald - 1998 - 187 Seiten
...and to be well paid for their Work, there being no Restraints preventing Strangers from exercising any Art they understand, nor any Permission necessary....marry, raise Families and become respectable Citizens. (1990,812) Franklin establishes both the ideal of American virtue and the method of achieving it. Practicality,...
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Autobiography and Other Writings

Benjamin Franklin - 1998 - 361 Seiten
...and to be well paid for their Work, there being no Restraints preventing Strangers from exercising any Art they understand, nor any Permission necessary....or Journeymen; and if they are sober, industrious & frugal, they soon become Masters, establish themselves in Business, marry, raise Families, and become...
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Recovering Benjamin Franklin: An Exploration of a Life of Science and Service

James Campbell - 1999 - 302 Seiten
...himself — could rise. "If they are poor, they begin first as Servants or Journeymen," he writes, "and if they are sober, industrious, and frugal, they...marry, raise Families, and become respectable Citizens" (W8:608), just as he had done. Franklin's explicit focus in this self-improvement process was the ability...
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Property Rights: From Magna Carta to the Fourteenth Amendment

Bernard H. Siegan - 2001 - 329 Seiten
...and to be well paid for their work, there being no restraints preventing strangers from exercising any art they understand, nor any permission necessary....marry, raise families, and become respectable citizens. Lastly, persons of moderate fortunes and capitals, who having a number of children to provide for,...
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Negative Liberties: Morrison, Pynchon, and the Problem of Liberal Ideology

Cyrus R. K. Patell - 2001 - 239 Seiten
...immigrants arriving in America from Europe: "If they are poor, they begin first as Servants or lourneymen; and if they are sober, industrious, and frugal, they...marry, raise Families, and become respectable Citizens" (979). Here in a nutshell is the official story of US individualism: in the transformation of servant...
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American Society Today

Edward Ashbee - 2002 - 160 Seiten
...others could follow in his footsteps, and his autobiography offered advice to intending immigrants: 'If they are poor, they begin first as Servants or...marry, raise Families, and become respectable Citizens' (quoted in Bellahrta/. 1985: 33). As the nineteenth century progressed. American popular culture celebrated...
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A Benjamin Franklin Reader

Benjamin Franklin - 2003 - 551 Seiten
...If they are poor, they begin first as servants or journeymen; and if they are sober, industrious & frugal, they soon become masters, establish themselves...desirous of bringing them up to industry, and to secure estates for their posterity, have opportunities of doing it in America, which Europe does not afford....
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