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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 Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - 1895 - 310 pages
...vanity I may say," etc., but some vain thing immediately followed. —Most -people dislike vanity_in others, whatever• share., they .have of it themselves;...wherever I meet with it, being persuaded that it is of ten productive of good to the possessor, and to others who are within his sphere of action ; and...
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... The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin, and a Sketch of Franklin's Life ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1896 - 130 pages
...the introductory words, " Without ' vanity I may say" etc., 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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Selections from Autobiography: Poor Richard's Almanac, Advice to a Young ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1899 - 204 pages
...some vain thing immediately followed. 4 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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The Life of Benjamin Franklin, Written by Himself, Volume 1

Benjamin Franklin - 1902 - 688 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 Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin: Now First Printed in England from ...

Benjamin Franklin - Statesmen - 1905 - 354 pages
...the introductory words, " Without vanity I may say," etc., 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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Benjamin Franklin's Autobiography

Benjamin Franklin - 1905 - 238 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: With Selections from His Other Writings ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1908 - 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...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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A Dictionary of Thoughts: Being a Cyclopedia of Laconic Quotations from the ...

Tryon Edwards - Quotations, English - 1908 - 788 pages
...subterranean places, never reached by the air of heaven and the light of the sun. — Ross. 1 give vanity e ; but when blended with wholesome ingredients, may be swallowed nnperceived. — Whately. its possessor and to others within the sphere of its action ; and therefore in many cases it would...
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Benjamin Franklin's Autobiography

Benjamin Franklin - 1909 - 236 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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Franklins̓ Autobiography, Volume 10

Benjamin Franklin - Statesmen - 1910 - 216 pages
...some vain thing immediately followed. 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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