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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
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  • Their dark-colour'd bodies, half naked, seen only by the gloomy light of the bonfire, running after and beating one another with firebrands, accompanied by their horrid yellings, form'd a scene the most resembling our ideas of hell that could well be imagin'd; there was no appeasing the tumult, and we retired to our lodging.  (not reviewed by editor)

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