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" You call them goods; but if you do not take care they will prove evils to some of you. You expect they will be sold cheap, and perhaps they may for less than they cost; but if you have no occasion for them they must be dear to you. Remember what Poor... "
The Life of Benjamin Franklin: With Many Choice Anecdotes and Admirable ... - Page 152
by Mason Locke Weems - 1822 - 264 pages
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London at table; or, How, when, and where to dine and order a dinner

1851
...sink a great ship. Who dainties love, shall beggars prove. Fools make feasts, and wise men eat them. Buy what thou hast no need of, and ere long thou shalt sell thy necessaries. It is foolish to lay out money in the purchase of repentance. Wise men learn by others' harms : fools...
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The Select Works of Benjamin Franklin: Including His Autobiography

Benjamin Franklin - Inventors - 1853 - 488 pages
...fineries and knick-knacks. You call them goods ; but, if you do not take care, they will prove evils to some of you. You expect they will be sold cheap,...necessaries.' And again, ' at a great pennyworth pause a while.' He means that perhaps the cheapness is apparent only, and not real; or the bargain, by straitening...
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The Cottager's monthly visitor, Volume 33

1853
...of fineries and nicknacks. You call them goods ; but, if you do not take care, they will prove evils to some of you. You expect they will be sold cheap,...ere long thou shalt sell thy necessaries.' And again he says ; ' Many have been ruined'by buying good pennyworths.' Again; 'It is foolish to lay out money...
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The cruet stand, select pieces of prose and poetry, Volume 2

C. Gough - 1853
...and unenjoyed by yourself." Early to bed and early to rise, Makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise. BUY what thou hast no need of, and ere long thou shalt sell thy necessaries. RUSSIAN PUNISHMENTS. THE Russians are remarkable for the severity and variety of their punishments,...
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Meliora: or, Better times to come. Being the contributions of ..., Volume 661

Meliora - 1853
...'Creditors have better memories than debtors.' 'What maintains one vice would support two children.' ' Buy what thou hast no need of, and ere long thou shalt sell thy necessaries.' ' Many have been ruined by buying good pennyworths : at a good pennyworth pause awhile.' ' If you would...
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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of Essays, Humorous, Moral ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1853 - 288 pages
...of fineries and nicknacks. You call them goods : but if you do not take care, they will prove evils to some of you. You expect they will be sold cheap, and perhaps they uiay for less than they cost ; but if you have no occasion for them, they must be dear to you. Remember...
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American Classical Authors

Ludwig Herrig - American literature - 1854 - 553 pages
...of fineries and nick-nacks. You call them goods; but, if you do not take care, they will prove evils to some of you. You expect they will be sold cheap,...what thou hast no need of, and ere long thou shalt seil thy necessaries." And again, „at a great penny-worth pause a while." He means, that perhaps...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin: Written by Himself ; to which is Added His ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1855 - 375 pages
...of fineries and nicknacks. You call them goods ; but if you do not take care, they will prove evils to some of you. You expect they will" be sold cheap,...a great pennyworth, pause awhile.' He means, that perhapl^the cheapness is apparent only, or not real ; or the bargain, by straitening thee in thy business,...
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Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight, Volume 1

Half hours - 1856
...fineries and nick-nacks. You call them goods ; but, if you do not take care, they will prove evils to some of you. You expect they will be sold cheap,...necessaries.' And again, 'At a great pennyworth pause a while;' he means, that perhaps the cheapness is apparent only, and not real ; or the bargain, by...
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The Prose Writers of America: With a Survey of the Intellectual History ...

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - American prose literature - 1856 - 552 pages
...fineries and knick-knacks. You call them goods; but, if you do not take care, they will prove evils to some of you. You expect they will be sold cheap,...must be dear to you. Remember what Poor Richard says : Bay what than hast no need of, and ere long thou shalt sell thy necessaries. And again, jit a great...
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