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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
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detestable
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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
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  • I thought it a detestable custom; but it was necessary, he suppos’d, to drink strong beer, that he might be strong to labor.
  • For the furtherance of human happiness, I have always maintained that it is necessary to prove that man is not even at present a vicious and detestable animal; and still more to prove that good management may greatly amend him; and it is for much the same reason, that I am anxious to see the opinion established, that there are fair characters existing among the individuals of the race; for the moment that all men, without exception, shall be conceived abandoned, good people will cease…

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  • detestable behavior
  • If it’s not too late, I want to eliminate my more detestable vices before I get married.

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