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  1. Franklin believed in the efficacy and duty of prayer, and Franklin was an Infidel. – Abraham Lincoln: Was He A Christian? by John B. Remsburg
  2. New York: 1829. 5. Benjamin Franklin. – Brief History of English and American Literature by Henry A. Beers
  3. There is an interesting comparison between this sample bottle of the humor of Mark Twain and that contained in the volume entitled " Something Else Again," by Franklin P. Adams. – Love Conquers All by Robert C. Benchley
  4. Franklin, J.: Journey to the Shores of the Polar Sea. – Primitive Love and Love-Stories by Henry Theophilus Finck
  5. Dawn crept into the room at last, and Franklin came on the early train. – A Daughter of the Middle Border by Hamlin Garland
  6. Before the time of Franklin, people did not know what light- ning was. – Stories of Great Americans for Little Americans by Edward Eggleston
  7. Dr. Franklin is a New- Englander. – From the Easy Chair, series 2 by George William Curtis
  8. I only know now, you see, dear Franklin. – Franklin Kane by Anne Douglas Sedgwick
  9. Yes- the new man was once a friend of mine- Franklin, his name is- Percy Franklin. – Lord of the World by Robert Hugh Benson
  10. Let it be added to this great scientist's credit that he never sought to patent any of his inventions, giving them, as Franklin had done, free to all the world. – American Men of Mind by Burton E. Stevenson
  11. And when this newcomer from the old land set his face northward to an unknown destination, the two women had prayed as the mother did in the old days when the daughter was but a babe at her knee, and it was not yet certain that Franklin and his men had been cast away forever. – Northern Lights by Gilbert Parker
  12. This Mr. Franklin had been a common printer's boy, Mrs. Esmond had heard; a pretty pass things were coming to when such persons rode in the coach of the Commander- in- Chief! – The Virginians by William Makepeace Thackeray
  13. France, new revolution in 1848. Franklin, Dr, is examined by the House of Commons on Mr Glenville's measures of taxation. – The Constitutional History of England From 1760 to 1860 by Charles Duke Yonge
  14. And of which bit of verse Franklin once dryly remarked, that as to the thunder, he left it where he found it, and that more than a million of his countrymen co- operated with him in snatching the sceptre. – Inventors by Philip Gengembre Hubert
  15. Mrs. Franklin and I have remarked upon it. – The Crevice by William John Burns and Isabel Ostrander
  16. Many a man has been the better for being too poor to attend school, like Franklin, Lincoln, Peter Cooper, and ten thousand other Americans. – Increasing Personal Efficiency by Russell H. Conwell
  17. Five years ago, I began to go to the Franklin evening school. – Memories of Childhood's Slavery Days by Annie L. Burton
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