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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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Useful Instruction (In Matters Religious, Moral and Other.)

Motilal M. Munshi - 1904
...life perplex'd, and fretful to no end— The truly wise on Providence depend.* ,,Dr. Franklin says, "The eyes of other people are the eyes that ruin us. If all but myself were blind, I should neither want a fine house nor a fine furniture." I have often wondered how every man loves himself...
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Selections from the Writings of Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - 1905 - 366 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. By the by, here is just issued an arrtt of Council taking off all the duties upon the exportation of...
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The Writings of Benjamin Franklin, Volume 9

Benjamin Franklin - Electronic books - 1906 - 719 pages
...rest of the Body, Clothing; and the Belly, a good deal of Victuals. Our Eyes, tho' exceedingly useful, ask, when reasonable, only the cheap Assistance of...neither fine Clothes, fine Houses, nor fine Furniture. Adieu, my dear Friend, I am Yours ever B. FRANKLIN. PS This will be delivered to you by my Grandson....
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The Writings of Benjamin Franklin: 1783-1788

Benjamin Franklin - United States - 1906 - 703 pages
...rest of the Body, Clothing; and the Belly, a good deal of Victuals. Our Eyes, tho' exceedingly useful, ask, when reasonable, only the cheap Assistance of...People are the Eyes that ruin us. If all but myself wore blind, I should want neither fine Clothes, fine Houses, nor fine Furniture. Adieu, my dear Friend,...
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A Dictionary of Thoughts: Being a Cyclopedia of Laconic Quotations from the ...

Tryon Edwards - Quotations, English - 1908 - 644 pages
...above opinion. Vice is consistent with, and very often strengthened by, entire eebserviency to it. d moral lj0 — Franklin. We never are satisfied with our opinions, whatever we may pretend, till they are ratified...
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A Dictionary of Thoughts

Tryon Edwards - Quotations, English - 1908 - 644 pages
...with, and very often strengthened by, entire subserviency to it. The eyes of other people are the eyee o. Franklin. We never are satisfied with onr opinions, whatever we may pretend( till they are ratified...
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Fundamental English

John Patrick McNichols - English language - 1908 - 272 pages
...vanquished chief expiring lay, Upon the sands, with broken sword, He traced his farewell to the free. 9. If all but myself were blind, I should want neither fine clothes, fine houses, nor fine furniture. 10. Were a star quenched on high,* For ages would its light, Still traveling downward through the sky,...
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Benjamin Franklin, Self-revealed: A Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 1

William Cabell Bruce - 1917
...rest of the Body, Clothing; and the Belly, a good deal of Victuals. Our Eyes, tho' exceedingly useful, ask, when reasonable, only the cheap Assistance of...neither fine Clothes, fine Houses, nor fine Furniture. Another letter to Vaughan is really an essay on the Criminal Laws and the practice of privateering....
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The Living Age ..., Volume 142

1879
...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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Personal Finance

Robert S. Rosefsky - Business & Economics - 2001 - 704 pages
...your risk by decreasing the deductibles? Get actual figures from your agent; don't guess. YING A HOM The eyes of other people are the eyes that ruin us....neither fine clothes, fine houses, nor fine furniture. Benjamin Franklin THIS COULD HAPPEN TO YOU Nothing can strain a new marriage like trying to agree on...
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