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" A variety of others have been made since of different sizes; some to be set in the lids of snuff boxes, and some so small as to be worn in rings; and the numbers sold are incredible. These, with the pictures, busts and prints, (of which copies upon copies... "
The Works of Benjamin Franklin: Containing Several Political and Historical ... - Seite 362
von Benjamin Franklin - 1840
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The Americanization of Benjamin Franklin

Gordon S. Wood - 2005 - 299 Seiten
...pocketknives. Franklin told his daughter that the "incredible" numbers of images spread everywhere "have made your father's face as well known as that of the moon."49 Not only did Jean-Antoine Houdon and Jean-Jacques Caffieri mold busts of Franklin, in marble,...
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Benjamin Franklin's Printing Network: Disseminating Virtue in Early America

Ralph Frasca - 2006 - 295 Seiten
...France, where "the pictures, busts, and prints, (of which copies upon copies ere spread every where) have made your father's face as well known as that of the moon," Franklin explained to his daughter, "so that he durst not do any thing that would oblige him to run...
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Revolutionary Characters: What Made the Founders Different

Gordon S. Wood - 2006 - 321 Seiten
...statues, in prints; women did their hair a la Franklin. Franklin told his daughter that all these images have made "your father's face as well known as that of the moon."40 The king, Louis XVI, became so jealous of the adoration paid Franklin by a member of his court...
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The Oxford Handbook of Early American Literature

Kevin J. Hayes - 2008 - 636 Seiten
...ultimate ramifications. Combined with engraved prints and other likenesses, these medallions, he told her, "have made your father's face as well known as that...discover him wherever he should venture to show it" (Franklin 1987, 1008). Of course the hypothetical situation is absurd: Franklin was not about to turn...
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Indianapolis Medical Journal, Band 13

1910
...everywhere have mace your father's face as well known as the moon, so that he durst not do anything that would oblige him to run away, as his phiz would...discover him wherever he should venture to show it." Franklin was a martyr to the gout, and on this account begged congress to retire him in 1781. He says:...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Band 141

1886
...in the lids of snuff-boxes, and some so small as to be worn in rings.' 'Pictures, busts, and prints have made your father's face as well known as that of the moon.' A great Parisian lady wrote fifty years later to the respectable Ticknor in language which implied...
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Proceedings, American Philosophical Society (vol. 100, no. 4)

...incredible. These, with the pictures, busts and prints (of which copies upon copies are spread everywhere), have made your father's face as well known as that of the moon.20 Enthusiasm for fighting on the side of the Colonists grew to such proportions that even Vergennes...
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