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" Most people dislike vanity in others, whatever share they have of it themselves; but I give it fair quarter wherever I meet with it, being persuaded that it is often productive of good to the possessor, and to others that are within his sphere of action;... "
The Companion: After-dinner Table-talk - Page 31
by Robert Conger Pell - 1850 - 192 pages
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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin: [Autobiography

Benjamin Franklin - United States - 1818 - 558 pages
...the introductory words " Jf'itliout vanity I may say," &c. but some vain thing immediately followed. Most people dislike vanity in others, whatever share...productive of good to the possessor, and to others who arc within his sphere of action : and therefore, in many cases, it would not be altogether absurd,...
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Memoirs of Benjamin Franklin, Volume 1

Benjamin Franklin - Statesmen - 1859 - 680 pages
...the introductory words " "\\ithinit vanity I may say," &c., but some vain thing immediately followed. nklin jxjssestor, and to others who are within his sphere of action : and therefore, in many cases, it would...
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Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - Statesmen - 1868 - 434 pages
...the introductory words, " Without vanity I may say" &c., but some vain thing immediately followed. Most people dislike vanity in others, whatever share...productive of good to the possessor, and to others that are within his sphere of action; and therefore, in many cases, it would not be altogether absurd...
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Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - Statesmen - 1868 - 426 pages
...the introductory words, " Without vanity I may say" &c., but some vain thing immediately followed. Most people dislike vanity in others, whatever share...productive of good to the possessor, and to others that are within his sphere of action ; and therefore, in many cases, it would not be altogether absurd...
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The National Quarterly Review, Volumes 29-30

1874 - 852 pages
...frankly admits, saying, good-humoredly : "Moet people dislike vanity in others, whatever share they may have of it themselves ; but I give it fair quarter...productive of good to the possessor, and to others that are within his sphere of action ; and therefore, in many cases, it would not be altogether absurd...
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Life of Benjamin Franklin, Written by Himself, Volume 1

Benjamin Franklin - 1875 - 602 pages
...the introductory \\ords, " Without vanity I may say" &c., but some vain thing immediately followed. Most people dislike vanity in others, whatever share...productive of good to the possessor, and to others that are within his sphere of action ; and therefore, in many cases, it would not be altogether absurd...
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The National quarterly review, ed. by E.I. Sears

Edward Isidore Sears - 1875 - 436 pages
...frankly admits, saying, good-humoredly : " Most people dislike vanity in others, whatever share they may have of it themselves ; but I give it fair quarter...productive of good to the possessor, and to others that are within his sphere of action ; and therefore, in many cases, it would not be altogether absurd...
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Life of Benjamin Franklin, Written by Himself, Volume 1

Benjamin Franklin - 1875 - 812 pages
...the introductory words, " Without vanity I may say" &c., but some vain thing immediately followed. Most people dislike vanity in others, whatever share...it themselves ; but I give it fair quarter wherever 1 meet with it, being persuaded that it is often productive of good to the possessor, and to others...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin, Volume 1

Benjamin Franklin, John Bigelow - 1875 - 579 pages
...the introductory words, " Without vanity I may say" &c., but some vain thing immediately followed. Most people dislike vanity in others, whatever share they have of it Jhgjnselyes ; but I give it fair quarter wherever I meet with it, being persuaded that it is often...
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Selections from American Authors: A Reading Book for School and Home ...

Samuel Eliot - 1879 - 430 pages
...the introductory words, " Without vanity I may say," etc., but some vain thing immediately followed. Most people dislike vanity in others, whatever share...; but I give it fair quarter wherever I meet with ęt, being persuaded that it is often productive of good to the possessor, and to others who are within...
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