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" What maintains one vice would bring up two children. You may think, perhaps, that a little tea, or a little punch now and then, diet a little more costly, clothes a little finer, and a little entertainment now and then, can be no great matter; but remember,... "
The Life of Benjamin Franklin: With Many Choice Anecdotes and Admirable ... - Page 152
by Mason Locke Weems - 1822 - 264 pages
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Political, Miscellaneous, and Philosophical Pieces: Arranged Under the ...

Benjamin Franklin - American prose literature - 1779 - 567 pages
...' And farther, " What maintains one vice, would " bring up two children." You may think, per' haps, that a little tea, or a little punch now and ' then, diet a little more coftly, clothes a little ' finer, and a little entertainment now and then, ' can be no great matter...
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal, Volume 62

Books - 1780
...deceit, " Make the wealth imall, and the want great." And farther, " What maintains one vice, would bring up two children." You may think, perhaps, that...or a little punch now and then, diet a little more coftly, clothes a little finer, and a little entertainment now and then, can be no great matter ; but...
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the monthly review or literary journal: from january to june, inclusive,. m ...

several hands - 1780
...deceit, '• M^ke the wealth fmall, and the want great." And farther, " What maintains one vice, would bring up two children." You may think, perhaps, that...or a little punch now and then, diet a little more coftly, clothes a little finer, and a little entertainment now and then, can be no great matter ; but...
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The Monthly Review, Volume 62

1780
...the want great " "' Women and wine, game and deceit, And farther, " What maintains one vice, would bring up two children." You may think, perhaps, that...tea, or a little punch now and then, diet a little more'coftly, clothes a little finer, and a little entertainment now and then, can be no great matter;...
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The Monthly Review, Volume 62

1780
...the wealth final!, and the want great." And farther, " What maintains one vice, would bring up f ęp? children." You may think, perhaps, that a little tea, or a little punch now and then, diet a little more'coftly, clothes a little finer, and a little entertainment now and then, can be no great matter...
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The Bee: Or Literary Weekly Intelligencer, Volume 1

James Anderson - Scotland - 1791
...and deceit, Make the wealth fmall, and the want great." And farther, " What maintains one vice, would bring up two children." You may think, perhaps, that...or a little punch now and then, diet a little more coftly, cloaths a little finer, and a little entertainment now and then, can be no great matter ; but...
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The Scots Magazine, Volume 39

English literature - 1777
...ora haps they have had a fmall eftste 1 little punch now and then, diet a little more coftly, cloaths a little finer, and a little entertainment now and then, can be no great matter; bat remember what Poor Richard fays, " Many a little makes a mickle;" and farther, " Beware of them,...
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Preceptive, Moral, and Sentimental Pieces: On the Duties of the Young, Issue 10

Chapbooks - 1796 - 20 pages
...and deceit, Make the wealth small, and the want great." And farther, " What maintains one vice, would bring up two children." You may think, perhaps, that...little more costly, clothes a little finer, and a litlle entertainment now and thenj can be no great matter ; but remember, " Many a little makes amickle."...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose, Volume 2

Vicesimus Knox - English prose literature - 1797
...deceit, Make the wealth I'null, and the want great." And farther, " What maintains one vice, would bring up two children." You may think, perhaps, that...or a little punch now and then, diet a little more coftly, cloaths a little finer, and a little entertainment now and then, can be no great matter; but...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose ..., Volume 2

1797 - 1120 pages
...panrir and di-ccit, MAe the wealth Invll, jnJ tlic want great." farther, "What maintains one vice, would bring up two children." You may think, perhaps, that...or a. little punch now and then, diet a little more coftJv, cloaths a little finer, and a little entertainment now and then, can be no great matter; but...
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