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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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Exercises on Words: Designed as a Course of Practice on the Rudiments of ...

William Russell - English language - 1856 - 225 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. EXTRACT XIX. The Influence of professional Associations, on the sense of Beauty. REV. DR. ALISON. No...
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Laconics, Or The Best Words of the Best Authors

1856
...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. DCXVIIL Scarce observ'd, the knowing and the bold Fall in the gen'ral massacre of gold...
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Laconics: Or the Best Words of the Best Authors ...

John Timbs - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1856
...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 eyes ol other people are the eyes that ruin us. If all but myself were blind, I should want neither fine...
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The Ladies' and Gentlemen's Mirror of Fortune: Or, The Analysis of Life

Caroline M. Mersereau - Amusements - 1860 - 346 pages
...have been — you might have been. CG Holpin. F. 29. G. — Our eyes, though exceedingly useful to us, ask when reasonable, only the cheap assistance of...other people are the eyes that ruin us. If all but yourself were blind, you would want neither fine clothes, fine houses, nor fine furniture. Franklin....
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The Repository, Volume 3

New London (Conn.) - 1860
...FASHION. Dr. Franklin, one of the most acute observers and apt romiirkers of his ago, once said, " The eyes of other people are the eyes that ruin us....neither fine clothes, fine houses, nor fine furniture," and he 'might have added. I should have no need of "following the fashions," and making myself uncomfortable...
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Sunbeams for all seasons; counsels, cautions, and precepts &c

Sunbeams - 1861
...who massacred prisoners taken in war, sacrificed human beings to idols, and burnt them in Smithfield. 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. — Franklin. — Let appearances be what they may be —...
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Companion to English Grammar ...

Jacob Lowres - 1862
...belly, a good deal of victuals. Our eyes, though exceedingly useful, ask, when reasonable, only the assistance of spectacles, which could not much impair...neither fine clothes, fine houses, nor fine furniture.' — Franklin. 20. • To-morrow you will live, you always cry. In what far country does this morrow...
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The Autobiography and Essays of Dr. Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - 1864 - 231 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...of other people are the eyes that ruin us. If all bu* myself were blind, I should want neither fine cloths, fine houses, nor fine furniture. ON THE SLAVE...
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Scott's Monthly Magazine, Volume 6, Issues 1-7

1868
...exceeding useful, ask, when reasonable, only the cheap assistance of spectacles, which conld notmuch impair our finances. But the eyes of other people...If all but myself were blind, I should want neither line clothes, fine houses, nor fine furniture." But who ever thought of rigidly ordering his expenses...
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The Catholic Record, Volumes 5-6

Catholic literature - 1873
...rest of the bodyclothing, and the belly a good deal of victuals. Our eyes, though exceeding useful, ask, when reasonable, only the cheap assistance of...neither fine clothes, fine houses, nor fine furniture." But who ever thought ',f rigidly ordering his expenses by this rule? Something always interposes itself...
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