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" It is as properly an art as painting, navigation, or architecture. If a man would become a painter, navigator, or architect, it is not enough that he is advised to be one, that he is convinced by the arguments of his adviser that it would be for his advantage... "
Memoirs of the Life and Writings of the Honourable Henry Home of Kames: One ... - Page 374
by Lord Alexander Fraser Tytler Woodhouselee - 1814
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The Prosaic Garland: Consisting of Upwards of Two-hundred Pieces Selected ...

John Evans - English prose literature - 1807 - 318 pages
...It is as properly an art as painting, navigation, or architecture. If a man would become a painter, navigator, or architect, it is not enough that he...one, that he is convinced by the arguments of his advisers that it would be for his advantage to be one, and that he resolves to be one, but he must...
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The Christian Observer, Volume 9

Religion - 1811 - 872 pages
...It is as properly au art as painting, navigation, or architecture. If a man would become a painter, navigator, or architect, it is not enough that he...is advised to be one ; that he is convinced, by the argument« of his adviser, that it would be for his advantage to be one ; and that he resolves to be...
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The Christian observer [afterw.] The Christian observer and advocate

1811 - 868 pages
...itdrised to be one ; that he is convinced, by the argument* of his adviser, that it, would be for bis advantage to be one ; and that he resolves to be one : but he must а!.чо be taught the principles tit tlie ar , b'1 shewn alt the methods of working, and how to acquire...
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Memoirs of Benjamin Franklin, Volume 1

Benjamin Franklin - United States - 1834 - 682 pages
...is as properly an art as painting, navigation, or architecture. — If a man would become a painter, navigator, or architect, it is not enough that he...must also be taught the principles of the art, be shown all the methods of working, and how to acquire the habits of using properly all the instruments;...
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The Life and Miscellaneous Writings of Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - Statesmen - 1839 - 96 pages
...as painting, navigation, or arehiteeture. If a man would beeome a painter, navigator, or arehiteet, it is not enough that he is advised to be one, that he is eonvineed\iy the arguments of his adviser, that it would be for his advantage to be one, and that he...
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The works of Benjamin Franklin: with notes and a life of the ..., Volume 7

Benjamin Franklin - 1840 - 604 pages
...It is as properly an art as painting, navigation, or architecture. If a man would become a painter, navigator, or architect, it is not enough that he...must also be taught the principles of the art, be shown all the methods of working, and how to acquire the habits of using properly all the instruments;...
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The Select Works of Benjamin Franklin: Including His Autobiography

Benjamin Franklin - Inventors - 1853 - 522 pages
...It is as properly an art as painting, navigation or architecture. If a man would become a painter, navigator or architect, it is not enough that he is...must also be taught the principles of the art, be shown all the methods of working, and how to acquire the habits of using properly all the instruments;...
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Life and Times of Benjamin Franklin, Volume 1

James Parton - Biography & Autobiography - 1864 - 668 pages
...It is as properly an art as painting, navigation, or architecture. If a man would become a painter, navigator, or architect, it is not enough that he...must also be taught the principles of the art, be shown all the methods of working, and how to acquire the habits of using properly all the instruments...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin, Volume 1

Benjamin Franklin, John Bigelow - 1875 - 579 pages
...It is as properly an art as painting, navigation, or architecture. If a man would become a painter, navigator, or architect, it is not enough that he...must also be taught the principles of the art, be shown all the methods of working, and how to acquire the habits of using properly all the instruments...
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Life of Benjamin Franklin, Written by Himself, Volume 1

Benjamin Franklin - 1875 - 812 pages
...It is as properly an art as painting, navigation, or architecture. If a man would become a painter, navigator, or architect, it is not enough that he...must also be taught the principles of the art, be shown all the methods of working, and how to acquire the habits of using properly all the instruments;...
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