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The Complete Works in Philosophy, Politics, and Morals, of the Late Dr ... - Page 412
by Benjamin Franklin - 1806
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Works of the Late Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of Memoirs of His Early Life

Benjamin Franklin - American literature - 1810 - 274 pages
...instances of being obliged, by tetter iuibri nation, or further consideration, to change opimons, even on important subjects, which I once thought right,...judgment, and to pay more respect to the judgment of eilicrs. Most men, indeed, as -well as most sects of religion, think themselves in possession of all...
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The Essays, Humourous, Moral and Literary: Of the Late Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - American essays - 1811 - 182 pages
...instances of being obliged by better information, or further consideration, to change opinions even on important subjects, which I once thought right,...is, therefore, that the older I grow, the more apt am I to doubt my own jadg••=nt, and to pay more respect to the judgment At. ;Our reasons for ascribippf...
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The Essays, Humourous, Moral and Literary: Of the Late Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - American essays - 1811 - 182 pages
...instances of being obliged by better information, or further consideration, to change opinions even on important subjects, which I once thought right,...is, therefore, that the older I grow, the more apt am I to doubt my own judgment, and to pay more respect to the judgment * Our reasons for asr.ribipg...
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The Works of the Late Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of His Life, Written ...

Benjamin Franklin - Electronic books - 1815 - 324 pages
...or further consideration, to change opinions even on important subjects, which I once thdught ri^ht, but found to be otherwise. It is, therefore, that...grow, the more apt I am to doubt my own judgment, and pay more respect to the judgment of others. Most men, indeed, as well as most sects of religion, think...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Benjamin Franklin ...

Benjamin Franklin - Statesmen - 1818
...instances of being obliged, by better information or fuller consideration, to change opinions even on important subjects which I once thought right,...I grow, the more apt I am to doubt my own judgment of others. Most men indeed, :is well as most sects in religion, think themselves in possession of all...
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The Republican Compiler: Comprising a Series of Scientific, Descriptive ...

A citizen of Pittsburgh - Electronic books - 1818 - 263 pages
...instances of being obliged oy better information, or further consideration, to change opinions even on important subjects, which I once thought right,...is therefore, that the older I grow, the more apt am 1 to doubt my own judgement, and pay more respect to the judgement of others. Most men, indeed,...
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Essays and Letters, Volumes 1-2

Benjamin Franklin - American essays - 1820 - 340 pages
...change opinions, even on important subjects, which I once thought right, but found to bexOtherwise. It is, therefore, that the older I grow the more apt I am to doubt my own jndgment, and to pay more respect to the jndgment of others. Most men, indeed, as well as most sects...
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The British Prose Writers, Volume 19

British prose literature - 1821
...instances of being obliged, by better information, or fuller consideration, to change opinions, even on important subjects, which I once thought right,...the older I grow the more apt I am to doubt my own jndgment, and to pay more respect to the jndgment of others. Most men, indeed, as well as most sects...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin: With Many Choice Anecdotes and Admirable ...

Mason Locke Weems - Statesmen - 1822 - 264 pages
...obliged by better information, to clv.nge opinions which I once thought right. It is, therefore, ilvif the older I grow the more apt I am to doubt my own...of others. Most men, indeed, as well as most sects of reli^i.'", think themselves in possession of all truth, an.i t' ,,t whenever others differ from...
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The Life of the Late Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Written by Himself. Together ...

Benjamin Franklin - Statesmen - 1823 - 300 pages
...instances of being obliged by better information, or further consideration, to change opinions even on important subjects, which I once thought right,...is, therefore, that the older I grow, the more apt am I to doubt my own judgment, and to pay more respect to the judgment of others. Most men, indeed,...
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