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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 Life of Benjamin Franklin, Volume 3

Benjamin Franklin - 1875
...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. TO •wiiiiam I received your letter of the 22d ultimo, and ferdanp"s"'y^g am glad to find that you...
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Life of Benjamin Franklin, Written by Himself, Volume 3

Benjamin Franklin - 1875
...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. TO wmum I received your letter of the zzd ultimo, and t7dalpassyd"6 am SlatI to n"d that you desire...
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Social Architecture: Or, Reasons and Means for the Demolition and ...

An exile from France - Communism - 1876 - 439 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." — BENJAMIN FIIAKKLIN. Another advantage derived from the simplicity of dress will be the great saving...
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Social Architecture: Or, Reasons and Means for the Demolition and ...

An exile from France - Communism - 1876 - 439 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...our finances. But the eyes of other people are the eves that ruin us. If all but myself were blind, I should want neither fine clothes, fine houses, nor...
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The Contemporary Review, Volume 35

Great Britain - 1879
...young, and have the world before you ; stoop, as you go through it, and you will miss many hard thumps." "The eyes of other people are the eyes that ruin us....neither fine clothes, fine houses, nor fine furniture." " A rogue hanged out of a family does it more honour than ten that live in it." " If there be a nation...
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Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 30; Volume 93

1879
...young, and have the world before you ; stoop, as you go through it, and you will miss many hard thumps." "The eyes of other people are the eyes that ruin us....neither fine clothes, fine houses, nor fine furniture." " A rogue hanged out of a family does it more honor than ten that live in it." " If there be a nation...
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The Library Magazine, Volume 2

Choice literature - 1880
...world before you; stoop, as you go through it, and you will miss many hard thumps." " The eyes of pther people are the eyes that ruin us. If all but myself were bland, I should want neither fine clothes, fine houses, nor fine furniture." " A rogue hanged out of...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin, Written by Himself: Now First ..., Volume 3

Benjamin Franklin, John Bigelow - 1884
...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. To William I received your letter of the 22d ultimo, and Franklin, da- ij ,. ^ j ^ij • ,.i_ ted Passy...
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Dictionary of Quotations from Ancient and Modern, English and Foreign ...

Quotations - 1893 - 658 pages
...things else sees not itself: Pr. The eyes being in the highest part, hold the* post of sentinels. (.'/.. hing. It is not a seventh sense, but would want neither fine clothes, fine houses, nor fine furniture. !>en. Fr.inJdlin. The eyes of the...
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Lessons in Grammar for Schools and Teachers' Institutes

James N. Patrick - English language - 1898 - 226 pages
...tones, That men may rise on stepping-stones Of their dead selves to higher things. — Tennyson. 21. The eyes of other people are the eyes that ruin us....neither fine clothes, fine houses, nor fine furniture. — Franklin. 22. The imprudent man reflects on what he has said ; the wise man on what he is going...
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