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" Pride breakfasted with Plenty, dined with Poverty, and supped with Infamy.' And after all, of what use is this pride of appearance for which so much is risked, so much is suffered? It cannot promote health nor ease pain ; it makes no increase of merit... "
Lionel and Clarissa, by I. Bickerstaff. The toy shop; the king and the ... - Page 350
edited by - 1812
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Preceptive, Moral, and Sentimental Pieces: On the Duties of the Young, Issue 10

Chapbooks - 1796 - 20 pages
...dines on vanity, sups on contempt; — Pride breakfasted with Plenty, dined with Poverty, an.d^-supped with Infamy." And, after all, of what use is this pride of appearance, for which so much is risqued, so much is suffered ? It cannot promote health, nor ease pain; it makes no increase of merit...
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Poor Richard; or, The way to wealth

Benjamin Franklin - 1820 - 288 pages
..." •For pride that dines on vanity sups on contempt/ as poor Richard says. And in another place, ' Pride breakfasted with Plenty, dined with Poverty,...supped with infamy.' And after all, of what use is the pride of appearance, for which so much is risked, so much is suffered ? It cannot promote health,...
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Select Pieces

Benjamin Franklin - American literature - 1804 - 59 pages
...; for "Pride that dines on vanity, sups on contempt," as poor Richard says. And in another place, " Pride breakfasted with Plenty, dined with Poverty,...risked, so much is suffered? It cannot promote health, or ease pain, it makes no increase of merit in the person ; it jereates envy ; it hastens misfortune....
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The gleaner; or, Entertainment for the fire-side [compiled by J. Watson].

Gleaner - 1805
...folly soon punished ; for, as poor Richard says, "Pride that dines on vanity, sups on contempt: — Pride breakfasted with Plenty, dined with Poverty, and supped with Infamy." And, after all, of what iise is this pride "of appearance, for which so much is risqued, 'so iMuch is suffered ? It cannot...
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The literary miscellany: or, Selections and extracts, classical ..., Volume 9

1812
...for "Prid« that dines on vanity, sups on contempt," as poor Richard says. And in another place, " Pride breakfasted with Plenty, dined with Poverty,...risked, so much is suffered ? It cannot promote health, or ease pain, it makes no increase of merit in the person ; it creates envy ; it hastens misfortune....
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Elegant extracts: a copious selection of passages from the most ..., Volume 6

Elegant extracts - 1812
...however a folly soon punished; for, as Poor Richard says, " Pride that dines on vanity, sups on contempt; Pride breakfasted with Plenty, dined with Poverty,...supped with Infamy." And after all, of what use is the pride of appearance, for which so much is risked, so much is suffered ? It cannot promote health,...
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The Cheap magazine [ed. by G. Miller.] Vol, Volume 1

George Miller - 1813
...Richard cay's. Aad in another place, " Pride breakfasted with Plenty, Dined with Poverty, ^ And slipped with Infamy." And, after all, of what use is this pride of appearance, for .for which so much is risked, so much is suffered? It cannot promote health, nor ease pain ; jt makes...
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Essays and Letters, Volumes 1-2

Benjamin Franklin - American essays - 1820 - 340 pages
...that dines on vanity sups on contempt; pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and sapped with infamy.' And, after all, of what use is this...hastens misfortune. " But what madness must it be to ran In debt for these superfluities ! We are offered, by the terms of this sale, six months' credit...
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A Father's Gift to His Son, on His Becoming an Apprentice: To which is Added ...

Apprentices - 1821 - 140 pages
...a folly soon punished : for as Poor Richard says, * Pride that dines on vanity, sups on contempt ; Pride breakfasted with Plenty, dined with Poverty,...creates envy, it hastens misfortune. " But what madness it must be to run in debt for these superfluities ! 11 121 We are offered, by the terms of this sale,...
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The British Prose Writers, Volume 19

British prose literature - 1821
...a folly soon punished ; for, as poor Richard says, ' pride that dines on vanity sups on contempt ; pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty,...nor ease pain ; it makes no increase of merit in the persou; it creates envy, it hastens misfortune. " But^what madness must it be to run in debt for these...
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