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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
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  • Hearing their conversations, and their accounts of the approbation their papers were received with, I was excited to try my hand among them; but, being still a boy, and suspecting that my brother would object to printing anything of mine in his paper if he knew it to be mine, I contrived to disguise my hand, and, writing an anonymous paper, I put it in at night under the door of the printing-house.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Our debates possess'd me so fully of the subject, that I wrote and printed an anonymous pamphlet on it, entitled "The Nature and Necessity of a Paper Currency.  (not reviewed by editor)

Samples from Other Sources
  • an anonymous gift

  • brown anonymous houses

  • the author remained anonymous

  • anonymous bureaucrats in the Civil Service

  • ...agreed to acquaint him with it by an anonymous Letter...
    Austen, Jane  --  Love and Friendship

  • You will see that the two anonymous communications which I have received since arriving in New York yesterday are written in the same manner.
    Oppenheim, E. Phillips  --  The Yellow Crayon

  • Middens of anonymous trash.
    Cormac McCarthy  --  The Road

  • Everything about the restaurant is anonymous and interchangeable.
    Haruki Murakami  --  After Dark

  • I could see the magazine on the newsstands, and a lot of anonymous eyes looking at it,
    Stephen Chbosky  --  The Perks of Being a Wallflower
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