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" The day comes round before you are aware, and the demand is made before you are prepared to satisfy it; or, if you bear your debt in mind, the term, which at first seemed so long, will, as it lessens, appear extremely short. Time will seem to have added... "
Lionel and Clarissa, by I. Bickerstaff. The toy shop; the king and the ... - Page 351
edited by - 1812
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Preceptive, Moral, and Sentimental Pieces: On the Duties of the Young, Issue 10

Chapbooks - 1796 - 20 pages
...demand is made before you are prepared to satisfy it; or, if you bear your debt in mind, the term, which at first seemed so long, will, as it lessens,...can bear a little extravagance without injury; but " For age and ivant save while-yon may, No morning sun lasts a whole day." ; ' Gain may be temporary...
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Poor Richard; or, The way to wealth

Benjamin Franklin - 1820 - 288 pages
...the demand is made before you are prepared to satisfy it. Or if you bear your debt in mind, the term which at first seemed so long, will, as it lessens,...well as his shoulders. ' Those have a short Lent,' says poor Richard, ' who owe money to be paid at Easter/ ' Then since,' as he says, ' the borrower...
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Benjamin Franklin - American literature - 1804 - 59 pages
...the demand is made before you are prepared to satisfy it. Or if you bear your debt in mind, the term which at first seemed so long, will, as it lessens,...as well as his shoulders. "Those have a short Lent (saith poor Richard), who own money to be paid at Easter." Then since, as he says, " The borrower is...
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The gleaner; or, Entertainment for the fire-side [compiled by J. Watson].

Gleaner - 1805
...demand is made before you are prepared to satisfy it ; or if you bear your debt in mind, the term, which at first seemed so long, will, as it lessens,...seem to have added wings to his heels, as well as to his shoulders. " Those haVe a short Lent, who owe money to be paid at Easter." At present, perhaps...
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The complete works ... of ... Benjamin Franklin, Volume 3

Benjamin Franklin - 1806
...demand is made before, you are prepared to satisfy it; or, if you bear your debt in mind, the term, which at first seemed so long, will, as it lessens,...you may think yourselves in thriving circumstances,. stances, and that you can bear a little extravagance without injury; bat " For age and want save while...
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The Complete Works in Philosophy, Politics, and Morals, of the ..., Volume 3

Benjamin Franklin - American literature - 1806
...demand is made before you are prepared to satisfy it ; or, if you bear your debt in mind, the term, which at first seemed so long, will, as it lessens,...short : time will seem to have added wings to his heek .as well as his shoulders. " Those have a short lent, who owe money to be paid at Easter." At...
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Elegant extracts: a copious selection of passages from the most ..., Volume 6

Elegant extracts - 1812
...demand is made before you are prepared to satisfy it ; or, if you bear your debt in mind, the term, which at first seemed so long, will, as it lessens,...can bear a little extravagance without injury, but " For a^e and want save while yon may, No morning sun lasts a wbole day." ' Gain may be temporary and...
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The literary miscellany: or, Selections and extracts, classical ..., Volume 9

1812
...are prepared to satisfy it. Or if you bear your debt in mind, the term which at first seemed so longi will, as it lessens, appear extremely short, Time...as well as his shoulders. "Those have a short Lent (saith poor Richard), who own money to be-paid at Easter." Then since, as he says, "The borrower is...
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The Cheap magazine [ed. by G. Miller.] Vol, Volume 1

George Miller - 1813
...demand is made before you are prepared to satisfy it j orj if you bear your debt in mind, the term which at first seemed so long, will, as it lessens,...well as his shoulders. " Those have a short Lent, (saith poor Richard,) 'who owe money to be paid at Easter." Then since, as he rays, " The borrower...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Benjamin Franklin...: Posthumous and ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1819
...demand is made before you are prepared to satisfy it ; or, if you bear your debt in mind, the term, which at first seemed so long, will, as it lessens, appear extremely short : tinae will seem to have added wings to his heels as well as his shoulders. Those have a short Lent,...
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