The Works of Benjamin Franklin: Including the Private as Well as the Official and Scientific Correspondence Together with the Unmutilated and Correct Version of the Autobiography, 第 3 卷
G.P. Putnam's Sons, The Knickerbocker Press, 1904
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第 43 頁 - People so to be summoned as aforesaid, to make, constitute, and ordain Laws, Statutes, and Ordinances for the Public Peace, Welfare, and good Government of our said Colonies, and of the People and Inhabitants thereof, as near as may be agreeable to the Laws of England...
第 403 頁 - I am very sorry, that you intend soon to leave our hemisphere. America has sent us many good things, gold, silver, sugar, tobacco, indigo, &c. ; but you are the first philosopher, and indeed the first great man of letters for whom we are beholden to her.
第 71 頁 - The electric fluid is attracted by points. We do not know whether this property is in lightning. But since they agree in all the particulars wherein we can already compare them, is it not probable they agree likewise in this? Let the experiment be made.
第 133 頁 - For my part I have not the vanity to think I deserve it, the folly to expect it, nor the ambition to desire it ; but content myself in submitting to the will and disposal of that God who made me, who has hitherto...
第 146 頁 - I have not far to go for an instance ; this very ground that is under me (striking it with his foot) was my land and inheritance and is taken from me by fraud. When I say this ground, I mean, all the land lying between Tohiccon creek and Wyoming on the Susquehanna river.
第 114 頁 - And what man is there that hath betrothed a wife, and hath not taken her? let him go and return unto his house, lest he die in the battle, and another man take her.
第 42 頁 - Yet no money to issue but by joint orders of the President-General and Grand Council; except where sums have been appropriated to particular purposes, and the President-General is previously empowered by an act to draw such sums.
第 110 頁 - Mind, or to do or suffer any other Act or Thing, contrary to their religious Persuasion.