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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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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors, Volume 2

John Timbs - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1829
...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...the eyes that ruin us. If all but myself were blind, 1 should want neither fine clothes, fine houses, nor fine furniture. — Franklin. DCXVIII. Scarce...
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Easy Lessons in Reading: For the Use of the Younger Classes in Common Schools

Joshua Leavitt - Readers - 1829 - 152 pages
...though exceedingly useful, ask only the cheap assistance of a pair of spectacles. But the eyes of oihsr people, are the eyes that ruin us. If all but myself...neither fine clothes, fine houses, nor fine furniture. } 4. There are a number of us creep ,'•". Into this world, to eat and sleep ; And know no reason...
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The Moral Instructor, and Guide to Virtue: Being a Compendium of Moral ...

Jesse Torrey - Ethics - 1830 - 300 pages
...of the body clothing; and the stomach a good deal of victuals. Our eyes, though exceedingly useful, ask, when reasonable, only the cheap assistance of...neither fine clothes, fine houses, nor fine furniture. SECTION IV. Extracts of a letter from DR. FRANKLIN, to the Rev. GEORGE WHITEFIELD.* Sir, Philadelphia,...
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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of Essays, Humourous, Moral ...

Benjamin Franklin - Statesmen - 1831 - 290 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...spectacles, which could not much impair our finances. But thi eyes of other people are the eyes that ruin lis. If all but myself were blind, I should want neither...
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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin, Consisting of Essays, Humorous, Moral ...

Benjamin Franklin - Statesmen - 1831 - 290 pages
...clothing; and the helly a good deal of victuals. Our eyes though exceedingly useful, ask when reasonahle, only the cheap assistance of spectacles, which could not much impair our finances. Rut the eyes of other people are the eyes that ruin us. If all hut myself were hlind, I should want...
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Private Correspondence of Benjamin Franklin, Volume 1

Benjamin Franklin - Statesmen - 1833
...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 spectacles,...neither fine clothes, fine houses, nor fine furniture. Adieu, my dear friend. I am yours ever, B. FRANKLIN. TO DH. PRICE. DEAR FRIEND, Passy, August 16, 1784....
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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of Essays, Humourous, Moral ...

Benjamin Franklin - Statesmen - 1834 - 290 pages
...the belly a good deal of victuals. Our eyes, though exceedingly useful, ask when reasonable, only tha cheap assistance of spectacles, which could not much impair our finances. But thfl eyes of other people are the eyes that ruin us. If all but myself wera blind, I should want neither...
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The Works of Benjamin Franklin: Containing Several Political and ..., Volume 2

Benjamin Franklin, Jared Sparks - Statesmen - 1836
...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...neither fine clothes, fine houses, nor fine furniture. REMARKS CONCERNING THE SAVAGES OF NORTH AMERICA.* SAVAGES we call them, because their manners differ...
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Easy Lessons in Reading: For the Use of the Younger Classes in Common Schools

Joshua Leavitt - Readers - 1836 - 156 pages
...victuals*. Our eyes, though exceedingly useful, ask only the cheap assistance of a pair of spectacles. But the eyes of other people, are the eyes that ruin...neither fine clothes, fine houses, nor fine furniture. 4. There are a number of us creep Into this world, to eat and sleep ; And know no reason why we're...
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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of Essays, Humorous, Moral ...

Benjamin Franklin - Autobiographical memory - 1837 - 328 pages
...rest of the body, clothing; and the belly, a good deal of victuals. Our eyes, though exceeding useful, ask, when reasonable, only the cheap assistance of spectacles, which could not muck impair our finances. But the eyes of other people are the eyes that ruin us. If all but myself...
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