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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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Literature of the English Language: Comprising Representative Selections ...

Ephraim Hunt - American literature - 1872 - 640 pages
...fmeries 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: ButI ,vhat thou, hast no need of, and ere long thou shalt sell thy necessaries. And again : At a great...
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Divergent Paths : How Culture and Institutions Have Shaped North American ...

Marc Egnal Professor of History York University - Business & Economics - 1996 - 320 pages
...Fox catches no Poultry. [Frugality] Beware of little Expences—a small Leak will sink a great Ship. Buy what thou hast no Need of, and ere long thou shalt sell thy Necessaries. 6 For Weber, Franklin's secular credo and the teachings of the Protestant sects together helped form...
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Autobiography and Other Writings

Benjamin Franklin - Biography & Autobiography - 1998 - 361 pages
...of Fineries and Knicknacks. 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,...says, Buy what thou hast no Need of, and ere long thou shall sell thy Necessaries. And again, At a great Pennyworth pause a rehile: He means, that perhaps...
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A Benjamin Franklin Reader

Walter Isaacson - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 576 pages
...of fineries and knicknacks. 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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Poor Richard's Almanack

Benjamin Franklin - Almanacs, American - 2004 - 302 pages
...of Fineries and Knicknacks. 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 straitning...
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Ben Franklin's Guide to Wealth: Being a 21st Century Treatise on What It ...

Erin Barrett, Jack Mingo - Self-Help - 2004 - 121 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 straightening...
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Proverbs: A Handbook

Wolfgang Mieder - Social Science - 2004 - 304 pages
...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,...says; Buy what thou hast no need of, and ere long thou shall sell thy necessaries. And again, At a great pennyworth pause a while. He means, that perhaps...
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How to Get on in the World, Or a Ladder to Practical Success

A. R. Calhoun - Self-Help - 2005 - 300 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,...At a great pennyworth pause awhile. He means that the cheapness is apparent only, and not real ; or the bargain, by straitening thee in thy business,...
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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin, Including Poor Richard's Almanac ...

Benjamin Franklin - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 320 pages
...of 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,...thou hast no need of, and ere long thou shalt sell they necessaries." And again, "at a great pennyworth pause awhile." He means that perhaps the cheapness...
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Benjamin Franklin's Humor

Paul Zall - Social Science - 2005 - 186 pages
...of Fineries and Knicknacks. 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,...thou hast no Need of, and ere long thou shalt sell they Necessaries. And again, At a great Pennyworth pause a while: He means, that perhaps the Cheapness...
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