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" Years can never be spent but, always taking out of the Meal-tub, and never putting in, soon comes to the Bottom; as Poor Dick says, When the Well's dry, they know the Worth of Water. But this they might have known before, if they had taken his Advice;... "
The Life of Benjamin Franklin: Including a Sketch of the Rise and Progress ... - Page 340
1826 - 407 pages
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The Scots Magazine, Volume 39

English literature - 1777
...and wife men as poor Dick fays, " When the well is dry, they know the worth of water." But this they might have known before, if they had taken his advice : " If you at them." Here you are all got together at this fale of fineries'aml nicknacks. You call them good;,...
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The Oxford Magazine: Or, Universal Museum, Volume 1

1768
...never putting in, foon comes to the bottom — and when the well is dry, they know the worth of water. If you would know the value of money, go and try to borrow fome ; for he that goes borrowing, goes a forrowing. Fond pride of drefs is ire a very curfe,...
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Political, Miscellaneous, and Philosophical Pieces: Arranged Under the ...

Benjamin Franklin - American prose literature - 1779 - 567 pages
...as Poor Richard fays; and then, " When the well is dry, they know the worth of water." But this they might have known before, if they had taken his advice...would know the value of money, go and try to borrow fome ; for he that goes a borrowing goes a.forrowing," as Poor Richard ' fays i C if tf ' fays ;...
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The Bee: Or Literary Weekly Intelligencer, Volume 1

James Anderson - Scotland - 1791
...bottom |" then, a* poor Dick fays, " When the well is dry, they know the worth of water." But this they might have known before, if they had taken his advice...would know the value of money, go and try to borrow fome ; for he that goes a borrowing goes a iorrowing ; and, indeed) fo does he. that lends to fuch...
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Association Papers..: Part I. Publications printed by special order of the ...

Association for Preserving Liberty and Property against Republicans and Levellers (London, England) - France - 1793
...as Poor Richard fays; and then, " When the well is dry, they know the worth of water." But this they might have known before, if they had taken his advice....would know the value of money, go and try to borrow fome; for he that gosa borrowing, goes aforrowing," as Poor Richard fays ; and indeed fo does he...
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Preceptive, Moral, and Sentimental Pieces: On the Duties of the Young, Issue 10

Chapbooks - 1796 - 20 pages
...of water." But this they might have known before, if they had taken his advice. "If yoji would knov, the value of money, go and try to borrow some ; for he that goes a borrowing, goes a sorrowing, "as" Poor Richard says ; and, indeed, so dyes he that lend*, to "-"' '' TBI WAV TO WIALTH. 7 ..HM4M...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose, Volume 2

Vicesimus Knox - English prose literature - 1797
...as Poor Richard fays; and then, " When the well is dry, they know the worth of water." But this they might have known before, if they had taken his advice....would know the value of money, go and try to borrow fome ; for he that goes a borrowing, goes a forro wing," as Poor Richard fays; and, indeed, fo does...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose ..., Volume 2

1797 - 1120 pages
...is dry, they know tht worth of water." But this they might have known before, if they had taken ba advice. " If you would know the value of money, go and try to borrow feme ; for fc that goes a borrowing, goes a forrowing," as Poor Richard (ays; and, indeed, fo dee;...
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The Immortal Mentor, Or, Man's Unerring Guide to a Healthy, Wealthy & Happy ...

Luigi Cornaro - Conduct of life - 1802 - 321 pages
...as Poor Richard fays; and then, " When the well is dry, they know the worth of water." But this they might have known before, if they had taken his advice....would know the value of money, go and try to borrow fome ; for he that goes a borrowing goes a forrowing," as Poor Richard fays ; and, indeed, fo does...
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Poor Richard; or, The way to wealth

Benjamin Franklin - 1820 - 288 pages
...bottom ; then, as poor Dick says, ' When the well is dry, they know the worth of water.' But this they might have known before, if they had taken his advice...that lends to such people, when he goes to. get it again. Poor Dick farther advises, and ays, ' Fond pride in dress is sure a very curse ; > Ere fancy...
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