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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 Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of Essays, Humorous, Moral ...

Benjamin Franklin - Statesman - 1848 - 288 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...myself were blind, I should want neither fine clothes, hoe houses, nor fine furniture. ON THE SLAVE TRADE. READING in the newspapers the speech of Mr. Jackson...
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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of Essays, Humorous, Moral ...

Benjamin Franklin - Statesman - 1848 - 288 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...which could not much impair our finances. But the oyc« of other people are the eyes that ruin us. 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 - 1849 - 304 pages
...though exceedingly useful, ask, when reasonable, only the cheap assistance of spectacles, which 237 could not much impair our finances. But the eyes of...myself were blind, I should want neither fine clothes, fin« houses, nor fine furniture. ON THE SLAVE TRADE. READING in the newspapers the speech of Mr. Jackson...
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Townsend's monthly selection of Parisian costumes

...away, it leaves one with the conviction that he has been a simpleton. Minding what people say. — The eyes of other people are the eyes that ruin us. If all but myself were blind, I should never want a fine house nor fine furniture. JJashfulrtess. — The glow of the angel, in woman. Fortune....
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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of Essays, Humorous, Moral ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1853 - 288 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...fine houses, nor fine furniture. ON THE SLAVE TRADE. % in the newspapers the speech of Mr. Jackson m congress, against meddling with the affair of slavery,...
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The World's Laconics: Or, The Best Thoughts of the Best Authors

Tryon Edwards - Quotations, English - 1853 - 432 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...neither fine clothes, fine houses, nor fine furniture. — Franklin. OPINIONS. — Opinions, like showers, are generated in high places, but they invariably...
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The Select Works of Benjamin Franklin: Including His Autobiography

Benjamin Franklin - Inventors - 1853 - 488 pages
...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...could not much impair our finances. But THE EYES OF OTUER PEOPLE are the eyes that ruin us. If all but myself were blind, I should want neither fine clothes,...
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The select works of Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - 1855
...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. B. FRANKLIN. PS This will be delivered to you by my grandson. I am persuaded you will afford him your...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin: Written by Himself ; to which is Added His ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1855 - 375 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...But the eyes of other people are the eyes that ruin UB. If all but myself were blind, I should want neither fine clothes, fine houses, nor fine furniture....
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The Brief Remarker on the Ways of Man:

Ezra Sampson - 1855
...hundreds from a condition of competence to that of poverty. That apt Reniarker, Dr. Franklin, observes ; " The eyes of other people are the eyes that ruin us....If all but myself were blind, I should want neither tine clothes, fine houses, nor fine furniture." — It is even so ; — and it is this supreme regard...
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