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Perfect people: analyzing the plan for perfection in benjamin franklin's autobiograohy. Every time franklin failed to carry out a virtue he would mark the corresponding spot in the book benjamin began with temperance and took a different virtue for every week he soon realized how difficult it was to be “perfect” morally with many marks in his book in the beginning, the moral wrongs slowly started to go away benjamin found order the.
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