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Benjamin Franklin's Book of Virtues
by Benjamin Franklin




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This pocket-sized hardcover edition contains all thirteen moral virtues as Benjamin Franklin wrote them in his memoirs, first posthumously published in 1791. In the heart of this larger work--today known as The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin--he writes of the bold and arduous Project of arriving at Perfection that he set for himself as a young man. In this task for perfection, young Benjamin prepared a catalog of thirteen necessary or desirable virtues that he might strive to acquire by means of habit and daily practice. This Applewood Books edition includes a chart that Benjamin Franklin used to track his personal progress towards perfection.

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Overview

This pocket-sized hardcover edition contains all thirteen moral virtues as Benjamin Franklin wrote them in his memoirs, first posthumously published in 1791. In the heart of this larger work--today known as The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin--he writes of the bold and arduous Project of arriving at Perfection that he set for himself as a young man. In this task for perfection, young Benjamin prepared a catalog of thirteen necessary or desirable virtues that he might strive to acquire by means of habit and daily practice. This Applewood Books edition includes a chart that Benjamin Franklin used to track his personal progress towards perfection.


 

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  • ISBN-13: 9781429093552
  • ISBN-10: 1429093552
  • Publisher: Applewood Books
  • Publish Date: September 2016
  • Page Count: 32
  • Dimensions: 6.6 x 4.3 x 0.3 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.2 pounds

Series: Books of American Wisdom

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