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Gonta (living less than the safety of Mladanovicz), a courtier by means of nature, and talented with a lot acuteness of in tellest, contrived to insinuate himself into the great graces of his grasp, the Palatine Potocki who, hugely appreciating the valour and skills of his vassal, gave him the command of his Cossack troops. He additionally ameliorated his , enabled him to agreement an constructive marriage, and positioned him within the proprietary tenure of 2 villages for a hire virtually nominal. Gonta didn't firstly exhibit himself unworthy of his master's bounty, and looked to be actuated by way of a faithful attachment to his benefactor. As he perpetually lived in ideal concord with Mladanovicz, to whom he confided his sons and because the palatine's excessive opinion of him used to be day-by-day expanding, Gonta used to be entrusted with the command of the entire baronial or seignoral troops within the neigh bourhood and used to be caj oled, humoured, and flattered, as constantly occurs in comparable conditions. Availing himself of the entire merits he loved, he won large in fluence and nice attention within the Ukraine and have become the favorite of all of the Cossacks, over whose minds he had bought a strong ascendancy.

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Gonta. An historical drama in five acts

Excerpt from Gonta: An historic Drama, in 5 ActsGonta (living lower than the safety of Mladanovicz), a courtier by means of nature, and proficient with a lot acuteness of in tellest, contrived to insinuate himself into the nice graces of his grasp, the Palatine Potocki who, hugely appreciating the valour and skills of his vassal, gave him the command of his Cossack troops.

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Once, Franklin stopped at a Rhode Island tavern on a rainy day to find two dozen travelers crowded around the room’s only fire. ” gasped the boy. “You heard me, a quart of oysters,” Franklin boomed. The boy obeyed, and everyone stampeded out the door to see the horse who ate oysters. The horse refused the oysters. Baffled, the group returned to the tavern to find Deputy Postmaster General Franklin sitting in the chair closest to the fire. His job as postmaster allowed Franklin to justify occasional retreats from the pressures of Philadelphia.

Franklin began thinking of the thirteen colonies as a nation that must be formed. Before he began to study electricity, Franklin had tried to unite Americans with a common interest in science by founding the American Philosophical Society. Its purpose was to pool scientific knowledge and apply it to American life. The response was disappointing, partly because the mail service took up to six weeks to deliver a letter from Boston to Philadelphia, and letters frequently were lost by post riders and postmasters.

Benjamin tried to soothe these feelings, but he was not always successful. The household had grown, too, to include servants to help with the cooking, housework, and caring for Deborah’s mother, who lived with them. There were apprentices to take on other chores and run errands. Deborah devoted most of her time to Sarah. Benjamin was preoccupied with his work. He gave William early drafts of his Almanack to proofread, and William also proved useful as a bookkeeper and supervised his father’s apprentices.

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