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" And again, Pride is as loud a beggar as want, and a great deal more saucy. When you have bought one fine thing, you must buy ten more, that your appearance may be all of a piece; but Poor Dick says, 'Tis easier to suppress the first desire than to satisfy... "
Lionel and Clarissa, by I. Bickerstaff. The toy shop; the king and the ... - Page 350
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The Printer Boy: Or, How Ben Franklin Made His Mark. An Example for Youth

William M. Thayer - 1860 - 261 pages
...little boats should keep near shore." And qualified himself to pen such maxims as the following : — " It is easier to suppress the first desire, than to satisfy all that follow it." " It is as truly folly for the poor to ape the rich, as for the frog to swell in order to equal the...
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The Printer Boy: Or, How Ben Franklin Made His Mark. An Example for Youth

William M. Thayer - Apprentices - 1861 - 261 pages
...little boats should keep near shore." And qualified himself to pen such maxims as the following : — " It is easier to suppress the first desire, than to satisfy all that follow it." " It is as truly folly for the poor to ape the rich, as for the frog to swell in order to equal the...
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Many thoughts of many minds. Compiled by H. Southgate

Henry Southgate - 1862
...have bwi.-! ' one fine thing, you must buy ten mere, th yuur appearance may be all of a piece ; bu: : is easier to suppress the first desire than to satisfy all that follow it. /reğHiĞ. Pride is a vice not only dreadfully mischievous in human society, but perhaps of ğI1 РВЕОЖ...
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The Autobiography and Essays of Dr. Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - 1864 - 231 pages
...again, " Pride is as loud a beggar as Want, and a great deal more saucy." When you have bought one tine thing, you must buy ten more, that your appearance...suppress the first desire, than to satisfy all that foliow it." And it is as truly folly for the poor to ape the rich, as the frog to swell in order to...
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Benjamin Franklin, the Printer-boy

Benjamin Franklin - Apprentices - 1865 - 120 pages
...little boats should keep near shore." And qualified himself to pen such maxims as the following:— " It is easier to suppress the first desire, than to satisfy all that follow it." " It is as truly folly for the poor to ape the rich, as for the frog to swell in order to equal the...
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Advice to youths about entering a commercial career

William H. Ablett - Commerce - 1867 - 80 pages
...And again, ' Pride is as bound a beggar as want, and POOR RICHARD. 67 a great deal more saucy.' When you have bought one fine thing, you must buy ten -more,...first desire, than to satisfy all that follow it.' And is truly folly for the poor to ape the rich, as the frog to swell in order to equal the ox. ' Vessels...
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Bible illustrations: consisting of apophthegms [ &c.], grouped ..., Volume 6

James Lee (M.A.) - 1867
...of his voluptuous desires, by stinting his strength and contracting his capacities. — South. When you have bought one fine thing, you must buy ten more, that your appearance may be all of a piece ; but it is easier to suppress the first desire than to satisfy all that follow it. — Franklin. ' One vice,'...
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My new-year's gift to my son [comprising Pamphilius, Economy of life and ...

Pamphilius (pseud.) - 1869
...saucy." "Fond pride of dress is sure a very curse : Ere fancy you consult, consult your purse." When you have bought one fine thing, you must buy ten more,...is as truly folly for the poor to ape the rich, as the frog to swell in order to equal the ox. " Vessels large may venture more, But little boats should...
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Latin proverbs and quotations: With translations and parallel passages and a ...

Alfred Henderson - Proverbs, Latin - 1869 - 505 pages
...lives the man that has not tried, How mirth can into folly glide And folly into sin ! " SCOTT. PP " It is easier to suppress the first desire than to satisfy all that follow it." " For glances beget ogles, ogles sighs, Sighs wishes, wishes words, and words a letter." BYRON. " Do...
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Moral and Historical Poems, Issue 165

Thomas Walker (poet.) - 1870 - 248 pages
...If you have bought a fine thing, you want ten more, That you may correspond behind and before. But it is easier to suppress the first desire, Than to satisfy all you may require ; And it is truly a folly for those that are poor To ape at the rich — of this I...
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