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" ... several of our young people were formerly brought up at the colleges of the northern provinces; they were instructed in all your sciences, but when they came back to us, they were bad runners, ignorant of every means of living in the woods, unable... "
Family Magazine: Or Monthly Abstract of General Knowledge... - Page 171
1837
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Works of the Late Doctor Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of His Life Written ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1793 - 282 pages
...they were " bad runners ; ignorant of every means " of living in the woods ; unable to " bear either cold or hunger; knew " neither how to build a cabin, take a " deer, or kill an enemy; fpoke our " language imperfeftly ; were therefore " neither fit for hunters, warriors, or " counfellors...
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Recreations in Agriculture, Natural-history, Arts, and ..., Volume 3

James Anderson - 1800 - 632 pages
...to us they were bad runners; ignorant of every means of living in the woods; unable to bear either cold or hunger; knew neither how to build a cabin,...imperfectly, and were therefore neither fit for hunters, warriors, nor counsellors; they were, in short, good for nothing. We are, however, not the lefs obliged...
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Benjamin Franklin - 1804 - 78 pages
...to us, they were bad runners; ignorant of every means of living in the woods; unable to bear either cold or hunger; knew neither how to build a cabin, take a deer, nor kill an enemy ; spokeour language imperfectly; were therefore neither fit for hunters, warriors,...
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The complete works ... of ... Benjamin Franklin, Volume 3

Benjamin Franklin - 1806 - 586 pages
...to us, they were bad runners, ignorant of every means of living in the woods, unable to bear either cold or hunger, knew neither how to build a cabin,...or kill an enemy, spoke our language imperfectly, were therefore neither fit for hunters, ^varriors, or counsellors; they were totally good for nothing....
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The Complete Works in Philosophy, Politics, and Morals, of the ..., Volume 3

Benjamin Franklin - 1806 - 590 pages
...to us, they were bad runners, ignorant of every means of living in the woods, unable to bear either cold or hunger, knew neither how to build a cabin,...or kill an enemy, spoke our language imperfectly, were therefore neither fit for hunters, warriors, or counsellors; they were totally good for nothing....
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The Works of the Late Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of His Life Written ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1807 - 310 pages
...us, they were bad runners ; ignorant of every means of living in the woods ; unable to bear either cold or hunger ; knew neither how to build a cabin,...or kill an enemy ; spoke our language imperfectly ; were therefore neither fit for hunters, warriors, or counsellors ; they were totally good for nothing....
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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin: [Correspondence

Benjamin Franklin - 1809 - 466 pages
...to us, the}. were bad runners, ignorant of every means of living in the woods, unable to bear either cold or hunger, knew neither how to build a cabin,...or kill an enemy, spoke our language imperfectly, were therefore neither fit for hunters, warriors, nor counsellors ; they were totally good for nothing....
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Works of the Late Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of Memoirs of His Early Life

Benjamin Franklin - 1810 - 292 pages
...runners; ignorant of every means of living in the woods ; urable to bear either cold or hunger; krew neither how to build a cabin, take a deer, or kill an enemy ; -speak our language imperfectly ; were therefore neither fir for hunters, warriors or counsellors;...
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The Essays, Humourous, Moral and Literary: Of the Late Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - 1811 - 190 pages
...us, they were bad runners ; ignorant of every means of living in the woods ; unable to bear either cold or hunger ; knew neither how to build a cabin,...or kill an enemy ; spoke our language imperfectly ; were therefore neither fit for hunters, warriors, or counsellors ; They were totally good for nothing....
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The Essays, Humourous, Moral and Literary: Of the Late Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - 1811 - 196 pages
...us, they were bad runners ; ignorant of every means of living in the woods ; unable to bear either cold or hunger ; knew neither how to build a cabin,...take a deer, or kill an enemy ; spoke our language im" perfectly ; were therefore.neither fit for hunters, warriors, or counsellors ; They were totally...
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