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" But mark how luxury will enter families, and make a progress, in spite of principle : being called one morning to breakfast, I found it in a China bowl, with a spoon of silver! "
The Analectic Magazine ...: Comprising Original Reviews, Biography ... - Seite 444
1818
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American History Told by Contemporaries ..., Band 2

Albert Bushnell Hart - 1901
...progress, in spite of principle : being call'd one morning to breakfast, I found it in a China bowl, with a spoon of silver ! They had been bought for...knowledge by my wife, and had cost her the enormous sum of three-and-twenty shillings, for which she had no other excuse or apology to make, but that she thought...
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American History Told by Contemporaries ...

Albert Bushnell Hart, John Gould Curtis - 1924 - 20 Seiten
...progress, in spite of principle : being call'd one morning to breakfast, I found it in a China bowl, with a spoon of silver ! They had been bought for...knowledge by my wife, and had cost her the enormous sum of three-and-twenty shillings, for which she had no other excuse or apology to make, but that she thought...
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Benjamin Franklin, Jonathan Edwards, and the Representation of American Culture

Barbara B. Oberg, Harry S. Stout - 1993 - 240 Seiten
..."Luxury will enter Families, and make a Progress, in Spite of Principle," he describes his wife as having "no other Excuse or Apology to make but that she thought her Husband deserved a Silver Spoon & China Bowl as well as any of his Neighbors."61 This contrary, critical view of his wife...
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We Wear the Mask: African Americans Write American Literature, 1760-1870

Rafia Zafar - 1997 - 249 Seiten
...about halfway through the narrative: Being Call'd one Morning to Breakfast, I found it in a China Bowl with a Spoon of Silver. They had been bought for me...Apology to make, but that she thought her Husband deserv'da Silver Spoon & China Bowl as well as any of his Neighbours. (1382) Rather than make an observation...
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The Transformation of Authorship in America

Grantland S. Rice - 1997 - 230 Seiten
...an example of how "luxury will enter families, and make a progress, in spite of principle . . . [It] had been bought for me without my knowledge by my...apology to make, but that she thought her husband deserv'd [it] ... as well as any of his neighbors. This was the first appearance of plate and china...
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Autobiography and Other Writings

Benjamin Franklin - 1998 - 361 Seiten
...Progress, in Spite of Principle. Being Call'd one Morning to Breakfast, I found it in a China Bowl with a Spoon of Silver. They had been bought for me...Apology to make, but that she thought her Husband deserv'da Silver Spoon & China Bowl as well as any of his Neighbours. This was the first Appearance...
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Benjamin Franklin: Biographical Overview and Bibliography

Christopher J. Murrey - 2002 - 240 Seiten
...progress in spite of principle: being called one morning to breakfast, I found it in a china bowl, with a spoon of silver! They had been bought for me...to make but that she thought her husband deserved a silver spoon and china bowl as well as any of his neighbors." A story is told on the Eastern Shore...
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Consumption and the Making of Respectability, 1600-1800

Woodruff D. Smith - 2002 - 339 Seiten
...Progress. in Spile of Principle. Being call'd one Morning to Breakfast. 1 found it in a China bowl with a Spoon of Silver. They had been bought for me...Apology to make. but that she thought her Husband deserv'da Silver Spoon and China Bowl as well as any of his Neighbours. This was the first Appearance...
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Consumption and the Making of Respectability, 1600-1800

Woodruff D. Smith - 2002 - 339 Seiten
...Progress, in Spite of Principle, Being call'd one Morning to Breakfast, 1 found it in a China bowl with a Spoon of Silver, They had been bought for me...Excuse or Apology to make, but that she thought her Hushand deserv 'da Silver Spoon and China Bowl as well as any of his Neighbours, This was the first...
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American History Told by Contemporaries: Building of the Republic ..., Band 2

Albert Bushnell Hart - 2002 - 676 Seiten
...being call'd one morning to breakfast, I found it in a China bowl, with No. 8a] Society in Virginia 235 a spoon of silver ! They had been bought for me without...knowledge by my wife, and had cost her the enormous sum of three-and-twenty shillings, for which she had no other excuse or apology to make, but that she thought...
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