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" So much for industry, my friends, and attention to one's own business, but to these we must add frugality if we would make our industry more certainly successful. A man may, if he knows not how to save as he gets, "keep his nose all his life to the grindstone,... "
Poor Richard; or, The way to wealth - Page 7
by Benjamin Franklin - 1820 - 288 pages
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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin, Consisting of Essays, Humorous, Moral ...

Benjamin Franklin - Statesmen - 1839 - 224 pages
...if he knows not bow to save as he gets, " k- rp his nose all his life to the grindstone, and die no[ worth a groat at last." "A fat kitchen makes a lean will," as poor Richard says ; and, " Many estates are spent in the getting ; Since women for tea forsook spinning...
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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of Essays, Humorous, Moral ...

Benjamin Franklin - Political science - 1840 - 320 pages
...these we must add frugality, if we would make our industry more certainly successful. A man may, if he knows not how to save as he gets, ' keep his nose...groat at last.' ' A fat kitchen makes a lean will,' as poor Richard says : ' Many estates are spent in the getting ; Since women for tea forsook spinning...
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Selections from Jeremy Taylor [and others] designed to assist in forming the ...

Edward Stanley Bosanquet - 1840
...and slain by the enemy ; and all for want of a little care about a horse- shoe nail. A man may, if he knows not how to save as he gets, " keep his nose all his life to the grind-stoae and die not worth a groat at the last. A fat kitchen makes a lean will." What maintains...
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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of Essays, Humorous, Moral ...

Benjamin Franklin - Political science - 1840 - 320 pages
...grindstone, and die not worth a groat at last. ' ' A fat kitchen makes a lean will,' as poor Richard says : ' Many estates are spent in the getting . Since women for tea forsook spinning and knitting, And men for punch forsook hewing and splitting.' ' If you would be wealthy, (says he, in...
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Practical Morality, Or, A Guide to Men and Manners: Consisting of Lord ...

Conduct of life - 1841 - 275 pages
...these we roust add frugality, if we would make our industry more certainly successful. A man may, if he knows not how to save as he gets, " keep his nose...a groat at last. A fat kitchen makes a lean will." MI " Many oitatei are spent in petting, Sioee women for tea forsook spinning and kaitiinir , And m*n...
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Lessons for young persons in humble life [by E. Frank].

Elizabeth Frank - 1842
...our own business, we must add frugality, if we would make our industry successful. A man may, if he knows not how to save as he gets, "keep his nose all...a groat at last. A fat kitchen makes a lean will." " Many estates are spent in the getting, Since women, for tea, forsook spinning and knitting, And men,...
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The Social History of Great Britain During the Reigns of the ..., Volume 1

William Goodman - Great Britain - 1843
...sounds, by which the wayfarer * In poor Richard's Almanac for 1758. ihe following aid adage is quoted : " Many estates are spent in the getting, Since women for tea forsook spinning and knitting, And men for punch forsook hewing aBd splitting." t Spectator, No. 364 • t How m.ich this...
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Levende dansk lyrik: fra folkevisen til drachmann

Poul P. M. Pedersen - Danish poetry - 1844 - 580 pages
...these we must add frugality, if we would make our industry more certainly successful. A man may, if he knows not how to save as he gets, keep his nose all...the grindstone, and die not worth a groat at last. Jl fat kitchen makes a lean will ; and Many estates are spent in the gitting, Since teamen for tea...
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The Social History of Great Britain During the Reigns of the ..., Volume 1

William Goodman - Great Britain - 1845
...sounds, by which the wayfarer * In poor Richard's Almanac for 1758, Ihe following old adage is quoted : " Many estates are spent in the getting, Since women for tea forsook spinning and knitting, And men for punch forsook hewing and splitting." t Spectator, No. 364. t How much this is...
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Life of Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - 1846 - 224 pages
...these we must add frugality, if we would make our industry more certainly successful. A man may, if he knows not how to save as he gets, " k/eep his nose...groat at last." "A fat kitchen makes a lean will," as poor Richard says; and, " Many estates are spent in the getting ; Since women for tea forsook spinning...
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