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" I asked for a three-penny loaf, and was told they had none such. So not considering or knowing the difference of money, and the greater cheapness nor the names of his bread, I bade him give me three-penny worth of any sort. "
Life of Benjamin Franklin, Written by Himself - Page 78
by Benjamin Franklin - 1875
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The Guardian, Volumes 22-23

Conduct of life - 1871 - 784 pages
...got i,. I went immediately to the baker's he directed me to, in Second street, and asked for biscuit, intending such as we had in Boston ; but they, it...for a three-penny loaf, and was told they had none." Ignorant of the value of money, and the names of bread, he asked for three-penny worth of any sort....
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The Franklin Primer Or First[-sixth] Reader: By G. S. Hillard and L. J ...

George Stillman Hillard - Readers - 1873 - 248 pages
...bought it, I went immediately to the baker'* he directed me to, in Second Street, and asked for biscuit, intending such as we had in Boston ; but they, it seems, were not made in Philadelphia. joiir'ney Phu-a-deTphi-a flg'ure cop'per bfe'euit (bls'kjt) awk'ward ri-dlc'u-lous draught re-freshed'...
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The Franklin Fourth Reader for the Use of Public and Private Schools

George Stillman Hillard - Readers - 1875 - 248 pages
...bought it, I went immediately to the baker's he directed me to, in Second Street, and asked for biscuit, intending such as we had in Boston ; but they, it seems, were not made in Philadelphia. they had none such. So, not considering or knowing the difference of money, or the greater cheapness...
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American Journal of Education and College Review, Volume 27

Education - 1877 - 972 pages
...got it, I went immediately to the baker's he directed me to, in Second street, and asked for biscuit, intending such as we had in Boston ; but they, it...the greater cheapness nor the names of his bread, I bade him give me three-penny worth of any sort. He gave me, accordingly, three great puffy rolls. I...
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The American Journal of Education, Volume 27

Henry Barnard - Education - 1877 - 982 pages
...immediately to the baker's he directed me to, in Second street, and asked for biscuit, intending euch ves but fallible and uninspired men, have assumed dominion over the faith bade him give me three-penny worth of any sort. He gave me, accordingly, three great puffy rolls. I...
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Masterpieces of English Literature: Being Typical Selections of British and ...

William Swinton - American literature - 1880 - 694 pages
...got it, I went immediately to the baker's he directed me to, in Second Street, and asked for biscuit, intending such as we had in Boston ; but they, it...was told they had none such. So, not considering or 315 knowing the difference of money, and the greater cheapness nor the names of his bread, I bade him...
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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin: With Notes and a Sketch of Franklin ...

Benjamin Franklin - Inventors - 1886 - 256 pages
...got it, I went immediately to the baker's he directed me to, in Second Street, and asked for biscuit, intending such as we had in Boston ; but they, it...the greater cheapness nor the names of his bread, I bade him give me three-penny worth of any sort. He gave me, accordingly, three great puffy rolls. I...
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Swinton's Advanced First, Second Reader, Book 4

William Swinton - Readers - 1886 - 396 pages
...inquiring where he got it, I went immediately to the baker's he directed me to, and asked for biscuit, intending such as we had in Boston; but they, it seems,...the greater cheapness nor the names of his bread, I bade him give me threepenny worth of any sort. He gave me, accordingly, three great puffy rolls. 98...
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Studies in English Literature: Being Typical Selections of British and ...

William Swinton - American literature - 1886 - 690 pages
...got it, I went immediately to the baker's he directed me to, in Second Street, and asked for biscuit, intending such as we had in Boston ; but they, it...and was told they had none such. So, not considering ors'3 knowing the difference of money, and the greater cheapness nor the names of his bread, I bade...
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Studies in English Literature: Being Typical Selections of British and ...

William Swinton - English literature - 1887 - 686 pages
...baker's he directed me to, in Second Street, and asked for biscuit, intending such as we had in lioston ; but they, it seems, were not made in Philadelphia....and was told they had none such. So, not considering or5,5 knowing the difference of money, and the greater cheapness nor the names of his bread, I bade...
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