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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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Preceptive, Moral, and Sentimental Pieces: On the Duties of the Young, Issue 10

Chapbooks - 1796 - 20 pages
...evils to some of you. You expect they will be $cJd cheap, and, perhaps, thejr '•' ..>..»«..«.. may for less than they cost ; but, if you have no...« Buy what thou hast no need of, and ere long thou shah sell thy necessaries." And again, " At a great pennyworth pause a while :" he means, that perhaps...
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Poor Richard; or, The way to wealth

Benjamin Franklin - 1820 - 288 pages
...of fineries and nicknacks. You call them, goods, hut if you do not take care, they will prove evils to some of you. You expect they will be sold cheap,...Richard says, 'Buy what thou hast no need of, and before long thou shall sell thy necessaries.' And again, ' At a great penny-worth pause awhile :' he...
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Benjamin Franklin - American literature - 1804 - 59 pages
...of fineries and nicknacks. 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 penj nyworth pause a while." He means, that perhaps the...
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The Complete Works in Philosophy, Politics, and Morals, of the ..., Volume 3

Benjamin Franklin - American literature - 1806
...of fineries and nick-nacks. You call them gooth, 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 penny-worth pause a wliile." He means, that perhaps the cheapness is apparent only, and not real ; or the bargain, by...
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The complete works ... of ... Benjamin Franklin, Volume 3

Benjamin Franklin - 1806
...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,...Richard says, «' buy what thou hast no need of, and erelong thou shall sell thy necessaries." And again, "at a great penny-worth pause a while." He 5 means...
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Elegant extracts: a copious selection of passages from the most ..., Volume 6

Elegant extracts - 1812
...fineries and nick-nacks. Yon 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,...shalt sell thy necessaries." And again, " At a great penny worth pause a while :" he means, that perhaps the cheapness is apparent only, and not real ;...
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Lionel and Clarissa, by I. Bickerstaff. The toy shop; the king and the ...

James Plumptre - English drama - 1812
...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,...long thou shalt sell thy necessaries." And again, " iAt a great penny-worth pause a while." He means, that perhaps the cheapness is apparent only, and...
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The literary miscellany: or, Selections and extracts, classical ..., Volume 9

1812
...of fineries and nicknacks. 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,..." Buy what thou hast no need of, and ere long thou shaft sell they necessaries." And again, " At a great pennyworth pause a while." He means, that perhaps...
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The Cheap magazine [ed. by G. Miller.] Vol, Volume 1

George Miller - 1813
...fineries and •and nick-nacks. You call them GOODS ; but, if you do not tak« care, they will prove EVILS to some of you. You expect they will be sold cheap,...perhaps they • may, for less than they cost ; but, if ydu have no occasion for them, they must be dear to you. Remember what poor Richard says, " buy what...
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Proverbs: Chiefly Taken from the Adagia of Erasmus, with ..., Volume 2

Proverbs - 1814
...true." Quod non Opus est Asse carum est. What you have no use for is dear at the price of a farthing. " Buy what thou hast no need of, and ere long thou shalt sell thy necessaries." Nunc tuum Ferrum in Igni est. Your iron is in the fire, work it now that it is soft, and you may give...
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