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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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The Farmers' Instructor: Consisting of Essays, Practical ..., Volume 1

Jesse Buel - Agriculture - 1847
...in active enterprise and improved husbandry. There is an old and often-iepeated adage, that " He who by the plough would thrive, Himself must either hold or drive ;" and this, which has become a prevalent opinion, has deterred many a man who has sought relief from the...
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The Odd Fellows' Quarterly Magazine, Volume 9

Fraternal organizations - 1847
...perseverance one of the greatest philosophers and and most distinguished men of the day,* •• Whoever by the plough would thrive^ Himself, must either hold or drive : " And this doubtless is the portentous secret or philosopher's stone, by which the struggling ambitious efforts...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin

Orville Luther Holley - Inventors - 1848 - 468 pages
...again, Three removes are as bad as afire ; and again, Keep thy shop, and thy shop will keep thec ; and again, If you would have your business done, go...The eye of a master will do more work than both his hands; and again, Want of care does us more damage than want of knowledge ; and again, Not to oversee...
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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of Essays, Humorous, Moral ...

Benjamin Franklin - Statesman - 1848 - 288 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,...send.' And again, ' He that by the plough would thrive, Himseif must either hold or drive.' And again, ' The eye of the master will do more work than both...
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Western Miscellany, Volume 1

Benjamin Franklin Ells - American literature - 1778 - 384 pages
...ag;iin, "three removes are 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 who by the plough would thrive, Himself must either hold or drive." And again, "the eye of the muster...
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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of Essays, Humorous, Moral ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1849 - 304 pages
...thy shop will keep thee ;' and again, 'If you won Id have your business done, go; if not, •end.' And again, 'He that by the plough would thrive, Himself...must either hold or drive.' And again, 'The eye of the master will do more work than both his hands;' and again, 'Want of care does us more damage than...
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The Family friend [ed. by R.K. Philp]., Volume 2

Robert Kemp Philp
...not of deeds, Is like a garden full of weeds. Pay what you owe, And what you're worth you'll know. 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. As a man lives, so shall...
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Visitor: Or Monthly Instructor

1850
...to that of the excellent old proverbs which declare " He that endureth is not overcome," and 11 Who that by the plough would thrive, Himself must either hold or drive." But while our fathers had ever an eye to worldly wisdom, yet they had a thought also to the still better...
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The Literary Reader: For Academies and High Schools: Consisting of ...

Arethusa Hall - Readers - 1851 - 408 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." "A little neglect may breed to great mischief: for want of a nail, the shoe was lost; for want of a...
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London at table; or, How, when, and where to dine and order a dinner

1851
...needless ease ; many without labour would live by their wits only, but they break for want of stock. He that by the plough would thrive, Himself must either hold or drive. The eye of a master will do more work than the hands of two servants ; the less you give servants to...
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