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" Almost all the parts of our bodies- require some expense. The feet demand shoes ; the legs stockings ; the rest of the body clothing ; and the belly a good deal of victuals. Our eyes, though exceedingly useful, ask, when reasonable, only the cheap assistance... "
Works of the Late Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of Memoirs of His Early Life - Page 211
by Benjamin Franklin - 1810 - 274 pages
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The Brief Remarker on the Ways of Man; Or, Compendious Dissertations ...

Ezra Sampson - Conduct of life - 1818 - 421 pages
...hundreds from a condition of competence to that of poverty. That apt Remarker, Dr. Franklin, observes, " The eyes of other people are the eyes that ruin us....neither fine clothes, fine houses, nor fine furniture." — It is even so : and it is this supreme regard to the eyes of others, that leads multitudes into...
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Essays and Letters, Volumes 1-2

Benjamin Franklin - American essays - 1820 - 340 pages
...of the body clothing ; and the belly a good deal of victuals. Our eyes, though exceedingly useful, ask, when reasonable, only the cheap assistance of...not much impair our finances. But the eyes of other peopJe are the eyes that ruin us< If all but myself were blind, I should want ueithcr fine clothes,...
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The British Prose Writers, Volume 19

British prose literature - 1821
...rest of the body clothing; and the belly a good deal of victuals. Our eyes, though exceedingly useful, ask, when reasonable, only the cheap assistance of...fine clothes, fine houses, nor fine furniture. ON SMUGGLING, AND ITS VARIOUS SPECIES. To the Editor of the London Chronicle. 'SIR, Nov. u, 176TTHERE...
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The Brief Remarker on the Ways of Man, Or, Compendious Dissertations ...

Ezra Sampson - Conduct of life - 1823 - 264 pages
...thousands from a condition of competence to that of poverty. That apt Remarker, Dr. Franklin, observes, u The eyes of other people are the eyes that ruin us....neither fine clothes, fine houses, nor fine furniture." — It is even so : and it is this supreme regard to the eyes of others, that leads multitudes into...
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The Moral Instructor, and Guide to Virtue: Being a Compendium of Moral ...

Jesse Torrey - Ethics - 1824 - 300 pages
...stomach a good deal of victuals. Our eyes, though exceedingly useful, ask, when reasonable, only tlie cheap assistance of spectacles, which could not much...neither fine clothes, fine houses, nor fine furniture. SECTION IV. Extracts of a letter from DB. FRANKLIN, to the Rev. GEORGE WHITEFIELD.* Sir, Philadelphia,...
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Tracts ..., Issues 1-30

New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Tract Association - 1824
...hundred; from a condition of competence to that of poverty. That apt Remarker, Dr. Franklin, observes, *' The eyes of other people are the eyes that ruin us....neither fine clothes, fine houses, nor fine furniture." — It is even so ; and it is this supreme regard to the eyes of others, that leads multitudes into...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin: Including a Sketch of the Rise and Progress ...

1826 - 407 pages
...exceedingly useful, ask, when reasonable, only the cheap assistance of spectacles, which .woul^ not inuch impair our finances. But the eyes of other people...myself were blind, I should want neither fine clothes, houses, nor fine furniture. No. 3. ' .' ' OBSERVATIONS ON WAR. BY the original laws of nations, war...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin: Including a Sketch of the Rise and Progress ...

1826 - 407 pages
...assistance of spectacles, which would not much impair our finances. But the eyes of other peopleare the eyes that ruin us. If all but myself were blind, I should want neither fine clothes, houses, nor fine furniture. No. 3. . ' . • ' OBSERVATIONS ON WAR. By the original laws of nations,...
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A Manual of Political Economy: With Particular Reference to the Institutions ...

Willard Phillips - Economics - 1828 - 278 pages
...exceedingly useful, ask, when reasonable, only the cheap assistance of a pair of spectacles, which cannot much impair our finances. But the eyes of other people...neither fine clothes, fine houses, nor fine furniture." Vanity, fashion, whim and caprice are great patrons of the arts; they inspire the desire of possessing...
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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors

Laconics, John Timbs - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1829
...of the body, clothing; and the belly, a good deal of victuals. Our eyes, though exceedmgly useful, ask, when reasonable, only the cheap assistance of...should want neither fine clothes, fine houses, nor fine furniture.—Prnnfclin. ncxvui. ——— Scarce observ'd, the knowing and the bold Fall in the gen'ral...
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