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" Water-American, as they called me, was stronger than themselves, who drank strong beer! We had an alehouse boy who attended always in the house to supply the workmen. My companion at the press drank every day a pint before breakfast, a pint at breakfast... "
The Life of Benjamin Franklin: Containing the Autobiography, with Notes and ... - Page 61
by Benjamin Franklin, Jared Sparks - 1848 - 612 pages
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Memoirs of the life and writings of Benjamin Franklin...

Benjamin Franklin, William Temple Franklin - United States - 1818 - 519 pages
...boy, who attended always in the house to supply the workmen. My companion at the press drank every day a pint before breakfast, a pint at breakfast with...drink strong beer that he might be strong to labor. I endeavored to convince him that the bodily strength afforded by beer, could only be in proportion to...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Benjamin Franklin ...

Benjamin Franklin, William Temple Franklin - Statesmen - 1818
...and cheese, a pint between breakfast and dinner; a pint at dinner, a pint in the afternoon about 6 o'clock, and another when he had done his day's work....supposed, to drink strong beer that he might be strong to labour. I endeavoured to convince him that the bodily strength afforded by beer, could only be in proportion...
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Memoirs of the life and writings of Benjamin Franklin ...

Benjamin Franklin, William Temple Franklin - 1818
...boy, who attended always in the House to supply the workmen. My companion at the press drank every day a pint before breakfast, a pint at breakfast with...; a pint at dinner, a pint in the afternoon about 6 o'clock, and another when he had done his day's work. I thought it a detestable custom ; but it was...
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Memoirs of Benjamin Franklin, Volume 1

Benjamin Franklin, William Temple Franklin, William Duane - Statesmen - 1834
...companion at the press drank every day a pint before breakfast, a pint at breakfast with his broad and cheese, a pint between breakfast and dinner, a...supposed, to drink strong beer that he might be strong to labour. I endeavoured to convince him that the bodily strength afforded by beer, could only be in proportion...
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The Select Works of Benjamin Franklin: Including His Autobiography

Benjamin Franklin, Epes Sargent - Statesmen - 1853 - 488 pages
...boy, who attended always in the house to supply the workmen. My companion at the press drank every day a pint before breakfast, a pint at breakfast with...drink strong beer that he might be strong to labor. I endeavored to convince him that the bodily strength afforded by beer could only be in proportion to...
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The science of health

Stephen Henry Ward - Medicine, Popular - 1853 - 412 pages
...boy, who attended always in the house to supply the workmen. My companion at the press drank every day a pint before breakfast, a pint at breakfast with...cheese, a pint between breakfast and dinner, a pint at dinner,a pint in the afternoon about six o'clock, and another when he had done his day's work. I thought...
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Moralities for home

George Etell Sargent - 1854
...was stronger than themselves, who drank strong beer ! My companion at the press drank every day a pint before breakfast, a pint at breakfast with...dinner, a pint at dinner, a pint in the afternoon about so. o'clock, and another when he had done his day's work.' ' 'This was coming it strong, at all events,'...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin: Written by Himself ; to which is Added His ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1855 - 375 pages
...boy, who attended always in the house to supply the workmen. My companion at the press drank every day a pint before breakfast, a pint at breakfast with...drink strong beer that he might be strong to labor. I endeavored to convince him, that the bodily strength afforded by beer could only be in proportion to...
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Franklin, the Apprentice Boy

Jacob Abbott - 1855 - 160 pages
...the paper and make the impression was a most inveterate toper. He used to drink a pint of beer before breakfast, a pint at breakfast with his bread...pint in the afternoon about six o'clock, and another pint when he had done his day's work. Franklin endeavored to convince this young man, and also the...
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The Popular lecturer [afterw.] Pitman's Popular lecturer (and reader), ed ...

Henry Pitman - 1856
...He thus admirably narrates the incident : " My companion at the press drank every day a pint of ale before breakfast, a pint at breakfast with his bread...supposed, to drink strong beer, that he might be strong to labour. I endeavoured to convince him that the bodily strength afforded by beer could only be in proportion...
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