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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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Life of Benjamin Franklin, Written by Himself, Volume 1

Benjamin Franklin - 1875 - 602 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 advised to be one, that he is sonvinced by the arguments of his adviser, that it would be for his advantage to be one, and that he...
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The Book of Days: A Miscellany of Popular Antiquities in ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers - Anecdotes - 1883 - 860 pages
...art. It is properly an art, as painting, navigation, or architecture. If a man would become a painter, navigator, or architect, it is not enough that he...and that he resolves to be one ; but he must also he taught the principles of the art, be shewn all the methods of working, and how to acquire the habits...
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THE LIFE OF BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

W & R CHAMBERS - 1887 - 238 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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Benjamin Franklin

John Torrey Morse - Statesmen - 1889 - 452 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 habit of using properly all the instruments....
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Benjamin Franklin and the University of Pennsylvania, Issue 2

Francis Newton Thorpe - Universities and colleges - 1893 - 540 pages
...naturally, 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...and that he resolves to be one, but he must also be tanght the principles of the art, be shown all the methods ot working, and how to acquire the habits...
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Report of the Commissioner of Education Made to the Secretary of ..., Volume 1

United States. Bureau of Education - Education - 1903 - 1300 pages
...* * * 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 аБ the methods of working, and how to acquire the habits of using properly all the instruments;...
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Correspondence and miscellaneous writings, 1753-1763

Benjamin Franklin - United States - 1904 - 500 pages
...naturally, 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 Vengeance of the Flag, and Other Occasional Addresses

Henry Dodge Estabrook - 1914 - 380 pages
...properly an art as painting, navigation, or architecture. For, said he, " If a man would become a painter, navigator, or architect, it is not enough that he...one, and that he resolves to be one ; but he must be taught the principles of the art, be shown all the methods of working, and how to acquire the habit...
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The Religion of Benjamin Franklin

James Madison Stifler - Statesmen - 1925 - 184 pages
...or architecture; 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...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 Religion of Benjamin Franklin

James Madison Stifler - Statesmen - 1925 - 176 pages
...naturally is the subject of an art. It is as properly an art as painting, navigation, or architecture; 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 one,...
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