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" I walked towards the top of the street gazing about till near Market Street, where I met a boy with bread. I had often made a meal of dry bread, and inquiring where he had bought it, I went immediately to the baker's, he directed me to. I asked for biscuits,... "
The Monthly critical gazette - Page 390
1824
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin: Containing the Autobiography, with Notes and ...

Benjamin Franklin, Jared Sparks - 1848 - 612 pages
...met a boy with bread. I had often made a meal of dry bread, and, inquiring where he bad bought it, I went immediately to the baker's he directed me to....had at Boston ; that sort, it seems, was not made in Philadelphia. I then asked for a three-penny loaf, and was told they had none. Not knowing the different...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin; with Selections from His Miscellaneous Works

John Stanley (printer.) - Statesmen - 1849 - 162 pages
...I met a boy with bread. I had often made a meal of dry bread, and inquiring where he had bought it, I went immediately to the baker's, he directed me...we had at Boston; that sort, it seems, was not made in Philadelphia. I then asked for a threepenny loaf, and was told they had none. Not knowing the different...
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Lives of Eminent Literary and Scientific Men of America

James Wynne - 1850 - 356 pages
...I met a boy with bread. I had often made a meal of dry bread, and enquiring where he had bought it, I went immediately to the baker's he directed me to;...we had at Boston; that sort, it seems, was not made in Philadelphia. I then asked for a three penny loaf, and was told they had none. Not knowing the different...
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Orations and Speeches on Various Occasions, Volume 2

Edward Everett - Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1850
...baker's. " I asked for biscuits, meaning such as we had in Boston : that sort, it seems, was not made in Philadelphia. I then asked for a threepenny loaf, and was told they had none." This was, indeed, to be in a land of strangers. There was very good bread in Philadelphia, as there...
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The popular educator, Volumes 1-2; Volume 5

Popular educator - 1852
...I met a boy with bread. I had often made a meal of dry bread, and inquiring where he had bought it, I went immediately to the baker's he directed me to....had at Boston ; that sort, it seems, was not made in Philadelphia. I then asked for a threepenny loaf, and was told they had none. Not knowing the different...
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The Select Works of Benjamin Franklin: Including His Autobiography

Benjamin Franklin - Inventors - 1853 - 488 pages
...met a boy with bread. I had often made a meal of dry bread, and, inquiring where he had bought it, I went immediately to the baker's he directed me to....had at Boston ; that sort, it seems, was not made in Philadelphia. I then asked for a three-penny loaf, and was told they had none. Not knowing the different...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin: Written by Himself ; to which is Added His ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1855 - 375 pages
...inquiring where he had bought it, I went im \ mediately to the baker's he directed me to. I asked Ibr biscuits, meaning such as we had at Boston ; that sort, it seems, was not made in Philadelphia. I1 then asked for a three penny loaf, and was told they had none. Not knowing the...
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THE AMERICAN ENCYCLOPEDIA OF HISTORY, BIOGRAPHY AND TRAVEL,CONFESSION ...

THOMAS H. PRESCOTT - 1856
...where I met a boy with bread, and, inquiring where he had bought it, I went immediately to the baker he directed me to. I asked for biscuits, meaning such...as we had at Boston ; that sort, it seems, was not then made in Philadelphia. I then asked for a threepenny loaf, and was told they had none. Not knowing...
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The American Encyclopedia of History, Biography and Travel, Comprising ...

William O. Blake - Biography - 1856 - 1007 pages
...I met a boy with bread, and, inquiring where he had bought it, I went immediately to the baker lie directed me to. I asked for biscuits, meaning such...as we had at Boston ; that sort, it seems, was not then made in Philadelphia. I then ailed for a threepenny loaf, and was told they had none. Not knowing...
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The Popular Educator, Volume 1

1856
...I met a boy with bread. I had often made a meal of dry bread, nnd inquiring where he had bought it, I went immediately to the baker's he directed me to. I asked for biscuits, meaning suc:h as we had at Bosto:i ; that sort, it seems, was not made in Philadelphia. I then asked for a threepenny loaf, nnd...
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