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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 - Seite 211
von Benjamin Franklin - 1810 - 274 Seiten
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The Library Magazine, Band 2

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 Edited ..., Band 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 ...

1893 - 658 Seiten
...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 - 1898 - 226 Seiten
...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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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 Seiten
...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, Band 9

Benjamin Franklin - 1906 - 719 Seiten
...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 - 1906 - 703 Seiten
...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 - 1908 - 644 Seiten
...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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