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" Things, for they may all be blasted without the Blessing of Heaven; and therefore, ask that Blessing humbly, and be not uncharitable to those that at present seem to want it, but comfort and help them. Remember, Job suffered, and was afterwards prosperous.... "
Essays and Letters - Page 80
by Benjamin Franklin - 1821
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Political, Miscellaneous, and Philosophical Pieces: Arranged Under the ...

Benjamin Franklin - American prose literature - 1779 - 567 pages
...Experience keeps a " dear fchool, but fools will learn in no other," ' (as Poor Richard fays) and fcarce in that ; for, ' it is true, " We may give advice, but we can" not give conduct :" However, remember this, " They that will not be counfelled, cannot be " helped...
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The Bee: Or Literary Weekly Intelligencer, Volume 1

James Anderson - Scotland - 1791
...now, to conclude, " Experience keeps a dear fehool ; but fools will learn in no other, and fcarce ia that ; for it is true, we may give advice, but we cannot give conduct," as poor Richard fays. However, remember this, " They that will not be counfelled, cannot be helped,"...
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The Scots Magazine, Volume 39

English literature - 1777
...And now, to conciilde, " Experience keeps a dear fchool; but fools will learn in no other, and fcarce in that; for it is true, we may give advice, but we cannot five conduct," as poor Richard fays. However, remember this, " They that will not be connfelled, cannot...
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Poor Richard; or, The way to wealth

Benjamin Franklin - 1820 - 288 pages
...heaven, and therefore ask that blessing humbly, and be not uncharitable to those that seem at present to want it, but comfort and help them. Remember Job...keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other, and scarcely in that ; for it is true, we may give advice, but we cannot give conduct,' as poor Richard...
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Benjamin Franklin - American literature - 1804 - 59 pages
...the blessing of Heaven: and therefore ask that blessing humbly, and be not uncharitable to those who at present seem to want it, but comfort and help them....a dear school ; but fools will learn in no other, and scarcely in that; for it is true we may give advice, but we cannot give conduct," ai poor Richard...
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The gleaner; or, Entertainment for the fire-side [compiled by J. Watson].

Gleaner - 1805
...the blesMng of Hêavrn ; and therefore ask that blessihg humbly, and be not uncharitable to those who at present seem to want it, but comfort and help them. Remember, Job suffered, and \va» afterwaid» prosperous. 'And now, to conclude, "Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will.learn...
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Elegant extracts: a copious selection of passages from the most ..., Volume 6

Elegant extracts - 1812
...all be blasted, without the blessing of Heaven : and, therefore, ask that blessing humbly, and be not uncharitable to those that at present seem to want...as Poor Richard says, and scarce in that : for it if true, " We may give advice, but we cannot give conduct." However, remember this, " They that will...
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Lionel and Clarissa, by I. Bickerstaff. The toy shop; the king and the ...

James Plumptre - English drama - 1812
...all be blasted, without THE BLESSING OF HEAVEN ; and therefore, ask that blessing humbly, and be not uncharitable to those that at present seem to want...keeps a dear " school, but fools will learn in no oiher," (as Poor Richard says) and scarce in that ; for, it is true, " We may give advice, but we cannot...
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The literary miscellany: or, Selections and extracts, classical ..., Volume 9

1812
...the blessing of Heaven: and therefore ask that blessing humbly, and be not uncharitable to those who at present seem to want it, but comfort and help them....a dear school ; but fools will learn in no other, and scarcely in that; for it is true we may give advice, but we cannot give conduct," as poor Richard...
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The Cheap magazine [ed. by G. Miller.] Vol, Volume 1

George Miller - 1813
...blasted, without the blessing of heaven ; and therefore ask that blessing humbly, and be not unchatitable to those that at present seem to want it, but comfort...a dear school ; but fools will learn in no other, and scarce in that ; for, it is true, " we may give advice, but we cannot give conduct," as poor Richard...
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