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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
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predecessor
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  • At length, just before my departure, he told me he had, on better consideration, concluded not to mix his accounts with those of his predecessors.
  • …having been founded on this, that the measures which had been urged were evidently intended to serve the proprietary interest, with great prejudice to that of the people; that I was much obliged to him (the governor) for his professions of regard to me, and that he might rely on every thing in my power to make his administration as easy as possible, hoping at the same time that he had not brought with him the same unfortunate instruction his predecessor had been hamper’d with.

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  • It is my hope that over the years our organization has in some part paid the price for the unspeakable act committed against humanity by our predecessors in government.
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  • I couldn’t help but compare Maxon to his predecessor.
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