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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
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enlighten
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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
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  • He said that it had been propos’d among them, but not agreed to, for this reason: "When we were first drawn together as a society," says he, "it had pleased God to enlighten our minds so far as to see that some doctrines, which we once esteemed truths, were errors; and that others, which we had esteemed errors, were real truths.

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  • Can you enlighten me—I don’t understand this proposal
  • The book enlightens and entertains.

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