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" 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 Richard says : Buy what thou hast no need of, and ere long thou shalt sell thy necessaries. "
Lionel and Clarissa, by I. Bickerstaff. The toy shop; the king and the ... - Page 349
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Political, Miscellaneous, and Philosophical Pieces: Arranged Under the ...

Benjamin Franklin - American prose literature - 1779 - 567 pages
...cheapnefs is apparent only, and not ' real; or the bargain, by ftraitening thee in thy ' bufinefs, may do thee more harm than good. * For in another place he fays, " Many have been " ruined " ruined by buying good pennyworths." Again, " It is foolifh to lay...
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the monthly review or literary journal: from january to june, inclusive,. m ...

several hands - 1780
...no need of, and ere long thou (halt fell thy neceflaries." And again, " At a great pennyworth paufe a while." He means, that perhaps the cheapness is apparent only, and not real ; or the bargain, by ftraitening thee in thy bufinefs, may do thee more harm than good. For in another place he fays, "...
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The Monthly Review, Volume 62

1780
...no need of, and ere long thou fhalt fell thy neceffaries." And again, " At a great pennyworth paufe a while." He means, that perhaps the cheapness is apparent only, and not real ; or the bargain, by ftraitening thee in thy buiinefs, may do thee more harm than good. For in another place he fays, "...
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal, Volume 62

Books - 1780
...long thou (halt fell thy neceflaries." And again, " At a great pennyworth paufe a while." He meansa that perhaps the cheapness is apparent only, and not real ; or the bargain, by ftraitening thee in thy bufinefs, may do thee more harm than good. For in another place he fays, "...
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The Monthly Review, Volume 62

1780
...no need of, and ere long thou fhalt fell thy neceflaries/* And again, *' At a great pennyworth paufe a while." He means, that perhaps the cheapness is apparent only, and not real j or the bargain, by ftwitcning thee' in thy bufinefs, may do thee more harm than good. For in another...
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The Prose epitome; or, Extracts, elegant, instructive, and entertaining ...

Conduct of life - 1792 - 456 pages
...the cheapnefs is apparent only, aid not real; or the bargain, by ftraitenin^ tfaec in thy bufinefs, may do thee more harm than good. For in another place he fays-, "Many have been ruined by buying good penny worths." Apiin, " It is fooliih to lay out money...
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Preceptive, Moral, and Sentimental Pieces: On the Duties of the Young, Issue 10

Chapbooks - 1796 - 20 pages
...says, 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...buying good pennyworths." Again, " It is foolish to Jty out money in a purchase of repentance;" and yet this follv is practised every day at auctions,...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose, Volume 2

Vicesimus Knox - English prose literature - 1797
...the clieapnefs is apparent only, and not real; or the bargain, by ibaitening thee in thy bufinefs, may do thee more harm than good. For •in another place he fays, " Many have been ruined by buying good pennyworths." And, " It is fooulb to lay out money in...
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Poor Richard; or, The way to wealth

Benjamin Franklin - 1820 - 288 pages
...thou shall sell thy necessaries.' And again, ' At a great penny-worth pause awhile :' he means, that the cheapness is apparent only, and not real : or...have been ruined by buying good penny-worths.' Again, poor Richard says, ' 'Tis foolish to lay out money in a purchase of repentance ; and yet this folly...
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Select Pieces

Benjamin Franklin - American literature - 1804 - 59 pages
...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 cheapness...another place he says, " Many have been ruined by buyifig good pennyworths." Again poor Richard says, "It is foolish to lay out money in a purchase of...
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