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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
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ridicule
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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
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  • This flattered my vanity; but my father discouraged me by ridiculing my performances, and telling me verse-makers were generally beggars.

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  • It’s easier to ridicule her ideas than to seriously refute her findings.
  • In his day, he was ridiculed for saying the earth is round.

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