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" It is surely a particular hardship, that I should not get bread in my own country (and it is too late to go abroad) after having acquired the reputation of excelling in the most useful art known to mankind; while every one who excels as a Player, Fiddler,... "
The Gentleman's Magazine - Page 520
1810
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Literary Anecdotes of the Eighteenth Century: Comprizing ..., Volume 3

John Nichols - Authors, English - 1812
...and repent I ever attempted. It is surely a particular hardship, that I should not get bread in my own country (and it is too late to go abroad) after...affluence, but has it in their power to save a fortune. " I have sent a few specimens (same as the inclosed) to the Courts of Russia and Denmark, and shall...
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Literary Anecdotes of the Eighteenth Century: Comprizing ..., Volume 3

John Nichols - Authors, English - 1812
...and repent I ever attempted. It is surely a particular hardship, that I should not get bread in my own country (and it is too late to go abroad) after...excels as a Player, Fiddler, Dancer, &c. not only Jives in affluence, but has it in their power to save a fortune. " I have hunt a few specimens (same...
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The History, Topography and Directory of Warwickshire: Inclusive of Some ...

William West - Warwickshire (England) - 1830 - 800 pages
...particular hardship, that I should not get bread in my own country (and it is too late to go abroad) after excelling in the most useful art known to mankind ; while every one who excels as a Player, Fiddler, or Dancer lives in affluence, and has it in his power to save a fortune." " I have sent a few specimens...
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The works of Benjamin Franklin: with notes and a life of the author by J. Sparks

Benjamin Franklin - 1840
...Birmingham, September 7th, 1767. Dr. Franklin viť at that time on a visit to Paris. " After having obtained the reputation of excelling in the most useful art known to mankind, of which I have your testimony, is it not and cut of the letters themselves; they have not ihat height...
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The Works of Benjamin Franklin: Containing Several Political and ..., Volume 7

Benjamin Franklin, Jared Sparks - United States - 1840
...Birmingham, September 7th, 17G7. Dr. Franklin was at that time on a visit to Paris. " After having obtained the reputation of excelling in the most useful art known to mankind, of which I have your testimony, is it not and cut of the letters themselves ; they have not that height...
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The history of printing

History - 1855 - 232 pages
...it. " Is it not to the last degree provoking," he wrote to Dr. Franklin, " that after having obtained the reputation of excelling in the most useful art known to mankind, I cannot get even, bread by it ?" Baskerville, we may add, was very eccentric. Each panel of his carriage...
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The Home friend, a weekly miscellany of amusement and instruction

Society for promoting Christian knowledge - 1855
...it. " Is it not to the last degree provoking," he wrote to Dr. Franklin, " that after having obtained the reputation of excelling in the most useful art known to mankind, I cannot get even bread by it?" Baskerville, we may add, was very eccentric. Each panel of his carriage...
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Our home islands [by T. Milner

Thomas Milner - 1857
...from success, as we find him writing in the following strain to Franklin : — " After having obtained the reputation of excelling in the most useful art known to mankind, of which I have your testimony, is it not to the last degree provoking, that I cannot get even bread...
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The Christian witness and church members' magazine [ed. by J. Campbell ...

John Campbell - 1858
...from success, as we find him writing in the following strain to Franklin : — " After having obtained the reputation of excelling in the most useful art known to mankind, of which I have your testimony, is it not to the last degree provoking, that I cannot get even bread...
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Life of Benjamin Franklin, Written by Himself, Volume 1

Benjamin Franklin - 1875
...Birmingham, September 7th, 1767. Dr. Franklin was at that time on a visit to Paris. " After having obtained the reputation of excelling in the most useful art known to mankind, of which I have your testimony, is it not to the last degree provoking, that I cannot get even bread...
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