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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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Chambers's Information for the People: A Popular Encyclopedia, Volume 2

William Chambers - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1853
...Three removes are as bad as a fire :' and ag.ļin, ' Keep thy shop, nnd 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 work than both his hands :' and again, ' Want of саге does us m.pre damage...
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The Select Works of Benjamin Franklin: Including His Autobiography

Benjamin Franklin - Inventors - 1853 - 488 pages
...again, 'three removes is 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,...' He that by the plough would thrive Himself must cither hold or drive.' And again, ' the eye of a master will do more work than both his hands ;' and...
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The Cottager's monthly visitor, Volume 33

1853
...' Keep thy shop, and thy shop will keep thee.' And again; 'If you would have your business donego ; if not, send.' And again, ' He that by the plough...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 cruet stand, select pieces of prose and poetry, Volume 2

C. Gough - 1853
...previous conduct to the fair sex. "Madam," said he, "you may depend upon it this is my last folly." He that by the plough would thrive, Himself must either hold or drive. EVERY thing useful or necessary is cheapest; walking is the most useful exercise; water the best drink;...
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The Poetry Corner

Arnold B. Cheyney - Education - 1982 - 115 pages
...garden overflow. It He that would thrive Must rise at five; He that hath thriven May lie till seven; And he that by the plough would thrive, Himself must either hold or drive. For want of a nail, the shoe was lost; For want of the shoe, the horse was lost; For want of the horse,...
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Poor Richard's Almanack: Being the Choicest Morsels of Wisdom, Written ...

Benjamin Franklin, Peter Pauper Press - Literary Criticism - 1986 - 77 pages
...you shall have Corn to sell and to keep. Laziness travels so slowly that Poverty soon overtakes him. He that by the Plough would thrive, himself must either hold or drive. Knaves & Nettles are akin ; stroak 'em kindly, yet they'll sting. Life with Fools consists in Drinking...
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The Concise Columbia Dictionary of Quotations

Robert Andrews - Reference - 1989 - 343 pages
...management of ordinary business is the want of imagination. William Hazlitt (1778-1830) English essayist The eye of a master will do more work than both his hands. Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) American statesman The good governor should have a broken leg...
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William Cobbett and Rural Popular Culture

Ian Dyck - History - 1992 - 312 pages
...solidarity among workers were now commonplace. The new moral and economic resolve of the labourers was that He that by the plough would thrive, . . . himself must either hold or drive.43 Along with the labourers Cobbett was edging from a vertical to a horizontal perspective of...
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தமிழ் பழமொழிகள்: பொருள் வகையாக பகுக்கப்பட்டது

Herman Jensen - Proverbs, Tamil - 1993 - 499 pages
...business that his master won't go for, there will be defects (in the way it is done). 2644, 2649. " And he that by the plough would thrive, himself must either hold or drive." " If you wish a thing done, go ; if not, send." 2644. "Let him that is itchy scratch himself." 2643....
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Early American Writing

Giles B. Gunn - Fiction - 1994 - 629 pages
...And again, Three Removes is 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;...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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