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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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Memoirs of the Most Eminent American Mechanics: Also Lives of Distinguished ...

Henry Howe - Industrialists - 1858 - 482 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 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 popular educator, Volume 1

Popular educator - Education - 1860
...went immediately to the baker's he I scorched. Arrange its leaves as naturally as you can, pressing directed me to. I asked for biscuits, meaning such as we had ' your thumb on any stubborn stalks, and dispersing the flowers at Boston ; that sort, it seems, was...
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Life of Doctor Franklin

John Nicholas Norton - 1861 - 258 pages
...where I met a boy with bread. I had often made a meal of dry bread, and, inquiring where he had bought, 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 pursuit of knowledge under difficulties [by G.L. Craik]. Continuation

George Lillie Craik - 1865
...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 three- penny loaf, and was told they had none. Not knowing the...
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The Select Works of Benjamin Franklin: Including His Autobiography, with ...

Benjamin Franklin, Epes Sargent - History - 1866 - 256 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

Jeremiah Chaplin - 1876 - 398 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. 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 three-penny loaf,...
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Selections from American Authors: A Reading Book for School and Home ...

Samuel Eliot - 1879 - 410 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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Risen by Perseverance: Or, Lives of Self-made Men

Biography - 1879 - 223 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 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 Works of Benjamin Franklin: Autobiography. pt. 2. Continuation, by Jared ...

Benjamin Franklin, Jared Sparks - United States - 1882
...had bought it, I went immediately to the ••aker's he directed me to. I asked for biscuits, mean's such as we had at Boston ; that sort, it seems, was not made in Philadelphia. I then asked for a 'iiree-penny loaf, and was told they had none. Not wowing the different...
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Lessons from the Life of Benjamin Franklin, 1706-1790

Benjamin Franklin - 1891 - 120 pages
...intending such as we had at Boston ; but that sort, it seems, were not made in Philadelphia. Then I asked for a three-penny loaf, and was told they had none. Not knowing the different prices, I told him to give me three-penny worth of any sort. He gave me, accordingly, three great puffy rolls....
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