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" I took a delight in it, practiced it continually, and grew very artful and expert in drawing people, even of superior knowledge, into concessions the consequences of which they did not foresee, entangling them in difficulties out of which they could not... "
The Select Works of Benjamin Franklin: Including His Autobiography - Page 131
by Benjamin Franklin - 1853 - 488 pages
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Benjamin Franklin ...

Benjamin Franklin - Statesmen - 1818
...it continually, and grew very artful and expert in drawing people, even of superior knowledge, into concessions, the consequences of which they did not...of modest diffidence, never using, when I advance any thing that may possibly be disputed, the words certainly,—undoubtedly, or any others that give...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Benjamin Franklin ...

Benjamin Franklin - Statesmen - 1818 - 449 pages
...it continually, and grew very artful and expert in drawing people, even of superior knowledge, into concessions, the consequences of which they did not...in terms of modest diffidence; never using, when I advanced anything that may possibly be disputed, the word certainly — undoubtedly, or any other that...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Benjamin Franklin ...

Benjamin Franklin - Philosophers - 1818
...it continually, and grew very artful and expert in drawing people, even of superior knowledge, into concessions, the consequences of which they did not...neither myself nor my cause always deserved. I continued Uhis method some few years, but gradually left it, retaining only the habit of expressing myself in...
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Memoirs of Benjamin Franklin, Volume 1

Benjamin Franklin - Statesmen - 1834
...it continually, and grew very artful and expert in drawing people, even of superior knowledge, into concessions, the consequences of which they did not...in terms of modest diffidence; never using, when I advanced any thing that may possibly be disputed, the word certainly — undoubtedly — от any other...
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The works of Benjamin Franklin: with notes and a life of the ..., Volume 1

Benjamin Franklin - 1840
...it continually, and grew very artful and expert in drawing people, even of superior knowledge, into concessions, the consequences of which they did not...of modest diffidence, never using, when I advance any thing that may possibly be disputed, the words certainly, undoubtedly, or any others that give...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin: Containing the Autobiography, with Notes and ...

Benjamin Franklin, Jared Sparks - 1848 - 612 pages
...it continually, and grew very artful and expert in drawing people, even of superior knowledge, into concessions, the consequences of which they did not...of modest diffidence, never using, when I advance any thing that may possibly be disputed, the words certainly, undoubtedly, or any others that give...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - 1850 - 224 pages
...it continually, and grew very artful and expert in drawing people, even of superior knowledge, into concessions, the consequences of which they did not...that neither myself nor my cause always deserved. •& •"-* ^ •* "* I continued this method some few years, but gradually left it, retaining only...
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Orations and Speeches on Various Occasions, Volume 2

Edward Everett - Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1850 - 865 pages
...continually ; that he grew very artful and expert in drawing people, even of superior knowledge, into concessions, the consequences of which they did not...they could not extricate themselves, — " and so," he adds, " obtaining victories that neither myself nor my cause always deserved." He continued this...
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The Dawning of Genius: Exemplified and Exhibited in the Early Lives of ...

Theodore Alois Buckley - Biography - 1853 - 408 pages
...it continually, and grew very artful and expert in drawing people, even of superior knowledge, into concessions, the consequences of which they did not...my cause always deserved. I continued this method for some few years, but gradually left it, retaining only the habit of expressing myself in terms of...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin: Written by Himself ; to which is Added His ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1855 - 375 pages
...it continually, and grew very artful and expert in drawing people, even of superior knowledge, into concessions, the consequences of which they did not...of modest diffidence, never using, when I advance any thing that may possibly be disputed, the words certainly, undoubtedly, or any others that give...
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