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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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The Writings of Benjamin Franklin, Band 10

Benjamin Franklin - 1907 - 656 Seiten
...prints, had made her 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 to show it He added, "it is said by learned etymologists that the name dott for the images children play with,...
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France in the American Revolution

James Breck Perkins - 1911 - 544 Seiten
...These, with the pictures, busts, and printings (of which copies upon copies are spread everywhere)., have made your father's face as well known as that of the moon." It was the fashion for every one to have an engraving of M. Franklin on the mantelpiece, writes a contemporary....
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Silas Deane, a Connecticut Leader in the American Revolution

George Larkin Clark - 1913 - 287 Seiten
...These, with the pictures, busts, and printings (of which copies upon copies are spread everywhere), have made your father's face as well known as that of the moon. Franklin and Deane were together at Passy, on friendliest terms, and soon Lee came over from England...
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Bulletin of the New York Public Library, Band 10

1906
...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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Mon Cher Papa: Franklin and the Ladies of Paris

Claude-Anne Lopez - 1990 - 404 Seiten
...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 h1m to run away, as his phiz would discover him wherever he should venture...
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France and America in the Revolutionary Era: The Life of Jacques-Donatien ...

Thomas J. Schaeper - 1995 - 384 Seiten
...incredible. These, with the pictures, busts, and prints, (of which copies upon copies are spread every where) have made your father's face as well known as that...thing that would oblige him to run away, as his phiz [ie, physiognomy] would discover him wherever he should venture to show it. 26 Chaumont was responsible...
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American Aurora: A Democratic-Republican Returns: The Suppressed History of ...

Richard N. Rosenfeld - 1998 - 1012 Seiten
...incredible. These, with the pictures, busts, and prints (of which copies upon copies are spread every where) have made your father's face as well known as that of the moon . . . Ben, if I should live long enough to want it, is like to be another comfort to me. As I intend...
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Bolt Of Fate: Benjamin Franklin And His Fabulous Kite

Tom Tucker - 2009 - 304 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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Benjamin Franklin: An American Life

Walter Isaacson - 2004 - 586 Seiten
...Sally. "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." The fad went so far as to mildly annoy, though still amuse, the king himself. He gave the Comtesse...
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The Americanization of Benjamin Franklin

Gordon S. Wood - 2004 - 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."''' Not only did Jean-Antoine Houdon and Jean-Jacques Caffieri mold busts of Franklin, in marble, bronze,...
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