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" But mark how luxury will enter families, and make a progress, in spite of principle: being called one morning to breakfast, I found it in a China bowl, with a spoon of silver! They had been bought for me without my knowledge by my wife, and had cost her... "
The Annual biography and obituary - Page 425
1818
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The Annual Biography and Obituary for the Year ..., Volume 2

Great Britain - 1818
...one (the King of Denmark) to dinner. " We have an English proverb that says, ' He that would thrive I Must ask his wife ;' It was lucky for me that I had...husband deserved a silver spoon and china bowl as weH as any of his neighbours. This was the first appearance of plate and china in our house, which...
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The Monthly Review

1818
...bought for me without my knowledge by my wife, and had cost her the enormous sum of three-and-twenty shillings; for which she had no other excuse or apology...and china bowl as well as any of his neighbours.' (P. 65.) Dr. Franklin appears to have early conceived an aversion to the forms of public worship and...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Benjamin Franklin ...

Benjamin Franklin, William Temple Franklin - 1818
...bought for me without my knowledge by my wife, and had cost her the enormous sum of three and twenty shillings; for which she had no other excuse or apology...silver spoon and china bowl as well as any of his neighbors. This was the first appearance of plate and china in our house, which afterwards, in a course...
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Memoirs of the life and writings of Benjamin Franklin...

Benjamin Franklin, William Temple Franklin - United States - 1818 - 519 pages
...and had cost her the enormous sum of three and twenty shillings; for which she had no other excuse nr apology to make, but that she thought her husband...silver spoon and china bowl as well as any of his neighbors. This was the first appearance of plate and china in our house, which afterwards, in a course...
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The Analectic Magazine ...: Comprising Original Reviews ..., Volume 11

Washington Irving - 1818
...bought for me without my knowledge by my wife, and had cost her the enormous sum of three and twenty shillings; for which she had no other excuse or apology...make, but that she thought her husband deserved a silver-spoon and china-bowl, as well as any of his neighbours. This was the first appearance of plate...
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The moral instructor, and guide to virtue: being a compendium of moral ...

Jesse Torrey - Ethics - 1824 - 300 pages
...bought for me, without my knowledge, by my wife, and had cost her the enormous sum of three and twenty shillings; for which she had no other excuse or apology...silver spoon and china bowl as well as any of his neighbors.* SECTION III. His project of arriving at moral perfection: catalogue and illustrations of...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin: Including a Sketch of the Rise and Progress ...

1826 - 407 pages
...were bought for him, without his knowledge, by Mrs Franklin, who had only the sound apology to make, that she thought her husband deserved a silver spoon...china bowl as well as any of his neighbours ! This, he says, was the first appearance of plate and china in his house. In 1732 he published his Almanack,...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin: Including a Sketch of the Rise and Progress ...

1826 - 407 pages
...were bought for him, without his knowledge, by Mrs Franklin, who had only the sound apology to make, that she thought her husband deserved a silver spoon...china bowl as well as any of his neighbours ! This, he says, was the first appearance of plate and china in his house. In 1732 he published his Almanack,...
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The Moral Instructor, and Guide to Virtue: Being a Compendium of Moral ...

Jesse Torrey - Ethics - 1830 - 300 pages
...shillings ; for which she had no other excuse or apol ogy to make, but that she thought her husbajid deserved a silver spoon and china bowl as well as any of his neighbors.* SECTION III. His prefect of arriving at moral perfection: catalogueand illustrations of...
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Memoirs of Benjamin Franklin, Volume 1

Benjamin Franklin - Statesmen - 1834
...by my wife, and had cost her the enormous sum of three and twenty shillings ; for which she had DO other excuse or apology to make, but that she thought...silver spoon and china bowl as well as any of his neiehbours. This was the first appearance of plate and china in our house, which afterwards, in a course...
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