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“He also played the “armónica,” or “musical glasses” an instrument invented by Benjamin Franklin in 1763, which rotated glass bowls of various sizes on a horizontal spindle in water so that, when rubbed, the rims produced “a soft, warbling sound.””
“The ubiquitously useful Benjamin Franklin started this by traveling from Boston to Philadelphia in a chaise with a kind of cyclometer of his own invention attached to it that measured the miles as he rode.”
“When Benjamin Franklin opposed the move, Lee composed a document proposing that Landais had the preference of Congress.”
“One visiting Scottish physician attributed the condition to “a constant diet of salt provisions”; others blamed it on “sweet-meats” or like Benjamin Franklin on a winter diet of frozen apples and hot soup.”
“For evidence that Benjamin Franklin ( "Agent No. 72") and his assistant, Edward Bancroft, were working for British Intelligence during their time at the American Embassy in Paris, and passed information to London which resulted in heavy American shipping losses, see Richard Deacon, A History of British Secret Service, 1980. 5.”
“In addition to this, he was fortunate enough to get hold of AEsop's Fables, Pilgrim's Progress, and the lives of Benjamin Franklin and Henry Clay.”
“An hour later, Anne had parked the car illegally, but not in a tow zone, and was threading her way through the crowds on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, brushing her tiny bangs off her forehead, showing her scar, enjoying the freedom of going without disguise or lipstick.”
“Benjamin Franklin was elected president and gave his imprimatur to proceedings, but old as he was, infirm with gout and occupied with so many other responsibilities in Congress, he left the drafting of the new constitution to others—upstart radicals Timothy Matlack and James Cannon, principally, as well as Benjamin Rush, none of them much experienced in politics.”
“His older brother was the same Admiral Lord Richard Howe who had received Benjamin Franklin so cordially in London.”
“She got off the Expressway at Twenty-second Street and took a right toward the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, a six-lane boulevard that thronged with red, white, and blue activity.”
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