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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
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  • …points of our religious doctrine, I found this method safest for myself and very embarrassing to those against whom I used it; therefore I took a delight in it, practis’d it continually, and grew very artful and expert in drawing people, even of superior knowledge, into concessions, the consequences of which they did not foresee, entangling them in difficulties out of which they could not extricate themselves, and so obtaining victories that neither myself nor my cause always deserved.

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as in: entangled in the branches Define
caught in or: twisted together into a confusing mass
as in: entangled in local politics Define
deeply involve; or intermixed with complications or difficulties
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