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" Thus I went up Market Street, as far as Fourth Street, passing by the door of Mr. Read, my future wife's father, when she, standing at the door, saw me, and thought I made, as I certainly did, a most awkward, ridiculous appearance. "
THE AMERICAN ENCYCLOPEDIA OF HISTORY, BIOGRAPHY AND TRAVEL,CONFESSION ... - Page 470
by THOMAS H. PRESCOTT - 1856
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A Benjamin Franklin Reader

Walter Isaacson - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 576 pages
...Fourth-street, passing by the door of Mr. Read, my future wife's father; when she, standing at the door, saw me, and thought I made, as I certainly did, a most awkward,...ridiculous appearance. Then I turned and went down Chestnut-street and part of Walnut- street, eating my roll all the way, and, corning round, found myself...
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Benjamin Franklin: An American Life

Walter Isaacson - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 608 pages
...he passed by the house of his future wife, Deborah Read, and that "she, standing at the door, saw me and thought I made, as I certainly did, a most awkward ridiculous appearance." So here we have, in a brief paragraph, the multilayered character known so fondly to his author as...
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Paths of the Christian Mysteries: From Compostela to the New World

Virginia Sease, Manfred Schmidt-Brabant - Religion - 2003 - 245 pages
...Street, passing by the door of Mr. Read, my future wife's father; when she, standing at the door, saw me, and thought I made, as I certainly did, a most awkward, ridiculous appearance.' This story takes on special interest for us when we recall the indications Rudolf Steiner gives in...
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Benjamin Franklin Book of Recipes

Hilaire Dubourcq - Cooking - 2004 - 192 pages
...Street, passing by the Door of Mr. Read, my future Wife's Father, when she standing at the Door saw me, and thought I made, as I certainly did, a most awkward ridiculous Appearance. Then I turn'd and went down Chestnut Street and part of Walnut Street, eating my Roll all the Way, and coming...
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Franklin: The Autobiography and Other Writings on Politics, Economics, and ...

Benjamin Franklin, Alan Houston - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 381 pages
...Street, passing hy the Door of Mr. Read, my future Wife's Father, when she standing at the Door saw me, and thought I made as I certainly did a most awkward ridiculous Appearance. Then I turn'd and wem down Chestnut Street and part of Walnut Street, eating my Roll all the Way, and coming...
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American Architectural History: A Contemporary Reader

Keith Eggener, Keith L. Eggener - Architecture - 2004 - 449 pages
...Street, passing by the door of Mr. Read, my future wife's father, when she, standing at the door, saw me, and thought I made — as I certainly did — a most awkward, ridiculous appearance," he wrote fifty years later in his Autobiography. "Then I turned and went down Chestnut Street and part...
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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin, Including Poor Richard's Almanac ...

Benjamin Franklin - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 320 pages
...Street, passing by the door of Mr. Read, my future wife's father; when she, standing at the door, saw me, and thought I made, as I certainly did, a most awkward,...round found myself again at Market Street wharf, near the boat I came in, to which I went for a draught of the river water; and being filled with one of...
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Franklin on Franklin

Paul M. Zall - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 315 pages
...Street, passing by the Door of Mr Read, my future Wife's Father, when she standing at the Door saw me, and thought I made as I certainly did a most awkward ridiculous Appearance. Then I turn'd and went down Chestnut Street and part of Walnut Street, eating my Roll all the Way, and coming...
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The Way to Wealth and Other Writings on Finance

Benjamin Franklin - Business & Economics - 2006 - 141 pages
...Street, passing by the Door of Mr. Read, my future Wife's Father, when she standing at the Door saw me, and thought I made as I certainly did a most awkward ridiculous Appearance. Then I turn'd and went down Chestnut Street and part of Walnut Street, eating my Roll all the Way, and coming...
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Ben Franklin's Philadelphia: A Guide

Tom Huntington - History - 2005 - 88 pages
...Street, passing by the Door of Mr. Read, my future Wife's Father; when she, standing at the Door, saw me, and thought I made as I certainly did, a most awkward, ridiculous Appearance." Franklin may have been a little selfdeprecating when he wrote that, for it's equally likely young Deborah...
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