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" And again, Three removes are as bad as a fire ; and again, Keep thy shop, and thy shop will keep thee ; and again, If you would have your business done, go; if not, send. And again, He that by the plough would thrive, Himself must either hold or drive. "
The Cheap magazine [ed. by G. Miller.] Vol - Page 98
edited by - 1813
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Select Proverbs of All Nations: Illustrated with Notes and Comments. To ...

John Wade - Proverbs - 1824 - 215 pages
...to water, soon to tatter. He that would please all, and himself too, Undertakes what none could do. He that by the plough would thrive, Himself must either hold or drive. There's nothing agrees worse. Than a prince's heart and a beggar's purse. Our fathers, who were wond'rous...
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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1825 - 303 pages
...' Three removes are as bad as a fire ;' and again, ' Keep thy shop, and thy shop will keep thee ;' and again, ' If you would have your business done,...would thrive, Himself must either hold or drive.' J^ And again, ' The eye of the master will do more work than both. his hands ;' and again, ' Want of...
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The Laughing Philosopher: Being the Entire Works of Momus, Jester of Olympus ...

English wit and humor - 1825 - 767 pages
...again, Keep thy shop, and thy shop will keep thec; and, again, If you would have your business doae, go ; if not, send. And again, He that by the plough would thrive, Him^i'must cither hold or drive. " And again, The eye of a master will. do more work iban both his...
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The American Farmer, 1825

John S Skinner - 1825
...eye has seen and directed all his concerns—and that he hath remembered and practised the adage— "He that by the plough would thrive, Himself must either hold or drive." On a nearer examination, we find his fields well arranged and productive, his crops clean, and of the...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin: Including a Sketch of the Rise and Progress ...

1826 - 407 pages
...' Three removes are as bad as a fire ;' and again, ' Keep thy shop, and thy shop will keep thee ;* and again, ' If you would have your business done,...must either hold or drive.' And again, ' The eye of the master will do more werk than both his hands ;' and again, ' Want of care does us more damage than...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin: Including a Sketch of the Rise and Progress ...

1826 - 407 pages
...' Three removes are as bad as a fire ;' and again, ' Keep thy shop, and thy shop will keep thee .;' and again, ' If you would have your business done, go ; if not, send.' And again, ' He that by Ihe plough would thrive, Himself must either hold or drive.' And again, ' The eye of the master will...
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The Farmer's Guide and Agriculturist's Companion: Being a New ... System of ...

Alexander TAYLOR (of Muthill.) - 1827
...TEACHER OF ENGLISH AND ACCOUNTS, MUTBII.1. ! Editor of " The Economical Collection for Schools/' &c. He that by the Plough would thrive. Himself must either hold or drive.—FRANKLIN. EDINBURGH; PRINTED FOR THE AUTHOR, AND SOLD BY OLIVER* Bovn, TWEEDDAI.E-COURT; WILLIAM...
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Ethics for youth, by a member of the Church of England

Ethics - 1828
...an oft- removed tree, Nor yet an oft-removed family, That throve so well as those that settled be. He that by the plough would thrive, Himself must either hold or drive. Many estates are spent in the getting; 'Since women forsook spinning and knitting, And men for punch,...
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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors, Volume 2

John Timbs - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1829
...DCXXXVL DCXXXVII. Three removes are as bad as a fire; and keep thy shop, and thy shop will keep thee; and again, if you would have your business done, go, if not, send. Again, He that by the plough would thrive, Himself must either hold or drive. And again, the eye of...
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Laconics; or, The best words of the best authors [ed. by J. Timbs ..., Volume 2

Laconics, John Timbs - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1829 - 360 pages
...DCXXXVI. DCXXXVH. Three removes are as bad as a fire; and keep thy shop, and thy shop will keep thee; and again, if you would have your business done, go, if not, send. Again, He that by the plough would thrive. Himself must either hold or drive. And again, the eye of...
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