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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, Jared Sparks - 1840
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Godey's Magazine, Band 133

1896
...everywhere) have made your father's face as well known as that of the moon, so that he durst not do anything that would oblige him to run away, as his phiz, would...it. It is said by learned etymologists that the name of doll, for the images children play with, is derived from the word idol. From the number of dolls...
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Bulletin of the New York Public Library, Band 10

New York Public Library - 1906
...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, so that he durst not do anything that would oblige him 10 run away, as his phi?, would discover him wherever he should venture...
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The Household of the Lafayettes

Edith Helen Sichel - 1897 - 356 Seiten
...was complete without a ring or a snuff-box with his medallion. " These," he wrote to his daughter, "have made your father's face as well known as that of 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...
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The Many-sided Franklin

Paul Leicester Ford - 1899 - 516 Seiten
...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...wherever he should venture to show it. It is said bylearned etymologists that the name t/oll, for the images children play with, is derived from the...
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Benjamin Franklin

Paul Elmer More More - 1900 - 139 Seiten
...pictures were drawn and medallions cut of his figure, until, as he wrote, his countenance was made " as well known as that of 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...
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Benjamin Franklin

Paul Elmer More - 1900 - 139 Seiten
...pictures were drawn and medallions cut of his figure, until, as he wrote, his countenance was made " as well known as that of 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...
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The Last Days of the French Monarchy

Sophia H. MacLehose - 1901 - 391 Seiten
...admiring countryman, while Franklin himself tells his daughter of the pictures, busts, and prints which " have made your father's face as well known as that of the moon," and of the medallions in his honour set in snuff-boxes and worn in rings.1 The age of salons was not...
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China Collecting in America

Alice Morse Earle - 1902 - 429 Seiten
...everywhere), have made your father's face as well known as that of the moon, so that he durst not do anything that would oblige him to run away, as his phiz would discover him whereever he should venture to show it. It is said by learned etymologists that the name of doll for...
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The Old China Book: Including Staffordshire, Wedgwood, Lustre, and Other ...

N. Hudson Moore - 1903 - 300 Seiten
...everywhere, have made your father's face as well known as that of the moon, so that he durst not do anything that would oblige him to run away as his phiz would...it. It is said by learned etymologists that the name of doll, for the image children play with, is derived from the word idol. From the number of dolls...
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A Nation's Idol: A Romance of Franklin's Nine Years of Happiness at the ...

Charles Felton Pidgin - 1904 - 348 Seiten
...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, so that he durst not do anything that would oblige him to run away, as his phiz would discover him wherever he should venture...
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