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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. "
The Works of Benjamin Franklin: Containing Several Political and Historical ... - Seite 32
von Benjamin Franklin - 1844
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How Benjamin Franklin, the printer boy, made his mark

William Makepeace Thayer - 1875 - 264 Seiten
...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 I often...upon people by their carrying their heads too high." Benjamin's old companion, Collins, was delighted with his account of Philadelphia, and resolved to...
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Dublin examination papers

Dublin city, univ - 1875
...you ; stoop as you go through it, and you will miss many hard thumps." 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 misfortune brought upon people by their carrying their heads too high. — FRANXLIN. 2. Translate into...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin

Jeremiah Chaplin - 1876 - 398 Seiten
...you; STOOP as you go through if. and you teill miss many hard thumps. ' This advice, thus beat into my head, has frequently been of use to me ; and I often...upon people, by their carrying their heads too high. " But what of the business which had brought him to Boston? The Governor's letter was read by his father...
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Benjamin Franklin: A Picture of the Struggles of Our Infant Nation, One ...

John Stevens Cabot Abbott - 1876 - 373 Seiten
...you. Stoop as you go through it, and you will miss many hard thumps. This advice, thus beat into my head, has frequently been of use to me. And I often...upon people by their carrying their heads too high." There was in Boston a young man by the name of Collins, a reckless, dissipated spendthrift, of very...
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A Centennial Edition of the History of the United States: From the Discovery ...

Benson John Lossing - 1876 - 744 Seiten
...you ; stoop as you go through, and you will escape many hard thumps." This advice, thus beat into my head, has frequently been of use to me ; and I often...mortified, and misfortunes brought upon people by carrying their heads too high." ' Page 130. * This war cost England one hundred and fifty millions...
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Washington, Bowdoin, and Franklin: As Portrayed in Occasional Addresses

Robert Charles Winthrop - 1876 - 186 Seiten
...Dr. Samuel Mather, on the twelfth of May, 1784, from which I have already quoted, where he says, " I long much to see again my native place, and to lay my bones there. I left it in 1723 ; I visited it in 1733, 1743, 1753, and 1763. In 1773 I was in England ; in 1775 I had a sight...
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American Journal of Education, Band 27

1877
...you; stoop as you go through it, and you will mise many hard thumps.' This advice, thus beat into my head, has frequently been of use to me; and I often...upon people by their carrying their heads too high. In another letter, dated Passy, Nov. 10, 1779, referring to a paper of ' Advice addressed to the People...
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Anecdotes for the Family and the Social Circle

Anecdotes - 1877 - 353 Seiten
...to stoop as you go through it, and you will avoid many hard thumps.' This advice, thus beat into my head, has frequently been of use to me ; and I often...upon people by their carrying their heads too high." "Shall we all go to Heaven?" A number of intimate friends being at dinner on the Lord's Day, one of...
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The American Journal of Education, Band 27

Henry Barnard - 1877
...you; stoop as you go through it, and yon will miss many hard thumps.' This advice, thus beat into my head, has frequently been of use to me; and I often...upon people by their carrying their heads too high. In another letter, dated Passy, Nov. 10, 1779, referring to a paper of ' Advice addressed to the People...
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Benjamin Franklin, printer's boy, statesman, philosopher, and patriot

John Stevens C. Abbott - 1879 - 373 Seiten
...you. Stoop as you go through it, and you will miss many hard thumps. This advice, thus beat into my head, has frequently been of use to me. And I often...upon people by their carrying their heads too high." There was in Boston a young man by the name of Collins, a reckless, dissipated spendthrift, of very...
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