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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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Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight, Volume 1

Half hours - 1856
...fineries and nick-nacks. You call them gooda ; but, if you do not take care, they will prove evils to some of you. You expect they will be sold cheap,...have no occasion for them, they must be dear to you. Semember what Poor llichard says, ' Buy what thou hast no need of, and ere long thou shalt sell thy...
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Enquire Within Upon Everything

Robert Kemp Philp - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1856 - 352 pages
...goods; but if you do not take care, they will prove evils to some of you. You expect they will be eold cheap, and, perhaps, they may for less than they cost...have no occasion for them they must be dear to you. 855. REMEMRER what poor Richard says, " Ruy what thou hast no need of, and ere long thou shalt sell...
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Hand-book of American Literature, Historical, Biographical, and Critical

Joseph Gostwick - American literature - 1856 - 319 pages
...of fineries and knickknacks. 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,...they may for less than they cost ; but if you have nooccasion for them, they must be dear to you. Remember what Poor Richard says : ' Buy what thou hast...
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Bridal Greetings: A Marriage Gift in which the Mutual Duties of Husband and ...

Daniel Wise - Husband and wife - 1856 - 160 pages
...pennyworth pause awhile ;" and, " Many have been ruined by buying good pennyworths ;" and again, " Buy what thou hast no need of, and ere long thou shalt sell thy necessaries." These proverbs are directed against a most ruinous practice among many housekeepers of buying a thing...
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The Book of Manners: A Guide to Social Intercourse

Etiquette - 1856 - 202 pages
...it is cheap.' Remember the sayings of Franklin, " Nothing is cheap that you do not want," and " Bhy what thou hast no need of, and ere long thou shalt sell thy necessaries." While frugality is a virtue, parsimony is a vice. A penurious, mercenary spirit should in no case be...
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Great Truths by great Authors

1856
...they are apt to go out of the common road by the quickness of their imagination. SSugmg, — Franklin. what thou hast no need of, and ere long thou shalt sell thy necessaries. , — Shakspeare. VIRTUE'S office never breaks men's troth. — Moore. TTOW calm, how beautiful comes...
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Inquire Within for Anything You Want to Know

Robert Kemp Philp - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1858 - 434 pages
...goods; but if you do not take care they will prove evils to Borne of you. You expect they will be «old cheap, and perhaps they may for less than they cost...have no occasion for them they must be dear to you. 855. REMEMBER what poor Richard Bays, " Buy what thou hast no need of, and ere long thou shalt sell...
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Materials for French prose composition, or selections from the best English ...

Ferdinand E A. Gasc - 1858
...of fineries and nicknacks. You call them goods ; but if you do not tske 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 ;5 but if you have no occasion for them,6 they must be dear to you. Remember what poor Richard says,...
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The Youth's Companion and Counsellor

William Chambers - Conduct of life - 1858 - 350 pages
...knickknacks. Tou call them goods; but if you do not take care, they will prove evils to some of you. Tou expect they will be sold cheap, and perhaps they may for less than they cost ; but 325 if you have no occasion for them, they must be dear to you. Remember what poor Richard says : '...
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The North-Carolina Journal of Education, Volume 1

Education - 1858
...progress of a neighbor; and more especially, if a prize is the result of the con teat. JSu^-Remember what poor Richard says, " Buy what thou hast no need of, and ere long thou shall sell ' thy necessaries.'' 314 315. DULL BOYS:— DON'T ABUSE THEM. It seems superfluous to speak...
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