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" Pride breakfasted with Plenty, dined with Poverty, and supped with Infamy.' And, after all, of what use is this pride of appearance, for which so much is risked, so much is suffered ? It cannot promote health, or ease pain ; it makes no increase of merit... "
Poor Richard; or, The way to wealth - Page 11
by Benjamin Franklin - 1820 - 288 pages
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Preceptive, Moral, and Sentimental Pieces: On the Duties of the Young, Issue 10

Chapbooks - 1796 - 20 pages
...pride of appearance, for which so much is risqued, so much is suffered ? It cannot promote health, nor ease pain; it makes no increase of merit in the person, it creates envy, it • hastens misfortune. ' But what madness must it be to run in debt for these superfluities ? We are' offered,...
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Benjamin Franklin - American literature - 1804 - 59 pages
...breakfasted with Plenty, dined with Poverty, and supped with Infamy." And, after all, of what use is this pride of appearance, for which so much is risked,...pain, it makes no increase of merit in the person ; it jereates envy ; it hastens misfortune. " What is a butterfly ? at best he's but a caterpillar drest;...
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The gleaner; or, Entertainment for the fire-side [compiled by J. Watson].

Gleaner - 1805
...appearance, for which so much is risqued, 'so iMuch is suffered ? It cannot promote health, nor Ťase pain ; it makes no increase of merit in the person, it creates envy, it hastens misfortune. ' But what madness must it be to run in debt for these superfluities.! We are offered,...
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The complete works ... of ... Benjamin Franklin, Volume 3

Benjamin Franklin - 1806
...breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy. And, after all, of what use is this pride of appearance, for which so much is risked, so much is suffered ? It cannot promote health, nor ease pain; it makes no increase of merit in the person; it creates envy, it hastens misfortune....
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The Complete Works in Philosophy, Politics, and Morals, of the ..., Volume 3

Benjamin Franklin - American literature - 1806
...breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy." And, after all, of what use is this pride of appearance, for which so much is risked, so much is suffered ? It cannot promote health, nor ease pain ; it makes no increase of merit in the person ; it creates envy, it hastens misfortune....
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Elegant extracts: a copious selection of passages from the most ..., Volume 6

Elegant extracts - 1812
...however a folly soon punished; for, as Poor Richard says, " Pride that dines on vanity, sups on contempt; Pride breakfasted with Plenty, dined with Poverty,...risked, so much is suffered ? It cannot promote health, nor ease pain , it makes no increase of merit in the person, it creates envy, it hastens misfortune....
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The literary miscellany: or, Selections and extracts, classical ..., Volume 9

1812
...breakfasted with Plenty, dined with Poverty, and supped with Infamy." And, after all, of what use is this pride of appearance, for which so much is risked,...merit in the person ; it creates envy ; it hastens misfortune. "What is a butterfly? at best he's but a caterpillar drest; the gaudy fop's his picture...
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Lionel and Clarissa, by I. Bickerstaff. The toy shop; the king and the ...

James Plumptre - English drama - 1812
...breakfasted with Plenty, dined " with Poverty, and supped with Infamy." And, after all, of what use is this pride of appearance, for which so much is risked, so much is suffered? It cannot promote health, nor ease pain ; it makes no increase of merit in the person, it creates envy, it hastens misfortune....
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The literary miscellany: or, Selections and extracts, classical ..., Volume 9

1812
...ease pain, it makes no increase of merit in the person ; it creates envy ; it hastens misfortune. " What is a butterfly ? at best he's but a caterpillar drest; the gaudy fop's his picture just," as poor Richard says. But what madness' must it be to run in debt for these superfluities...
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The Cheap magazine [ed. by G. Miller.] Vol, Volume 1

George Miller - 1813
...with Poverty, ^ And slipped with Infamy." And, after all, of what use is this pride of appearance, for .for which so much is risked, so much is suffered? It cannot promote health, nor ease pain ; jt makes no in.crease of merit in the person ; it creates envy -, it hastens misfortune....
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