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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 book of good devices, ed. by G. Golding

Godfrey Golding - 1873
...purse. C0 And again — Pride is as loud a beggar as want, and a great ^ f-, deal more saucy. When you have bought one fine thing, , ^ you must buy ten...; but poor Dick says, It is easier to suppress the 0 first desire, than to satisfy all that follow it. And it is as truly folly for the poor to ape the...
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Proverbial wisdom, with preface by B. Jerrold

William Blanchard Jerrold - 1874
...animosity don't set a tombstone over its grave. When you die, your trumpeter will be buried. WThen you have bought one fine thing you must buy ten more, that your appearance may be all of a piece. When you have counted your cards, you'll find you have gained but little. When you have no observers,...
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The New Era, Volume 4

Judaism - 1874
...have bought one fine thing, you must buy ten more, that jonr appearance may be all of a piece ; but it is easier to suppress the first desire than to satisfy all that follow it. — Franklin. Pride is the common forerunner of a fall. It was the Devil's sin, and the Devil's ruin...
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How Benjamin Franklin, the printer boy, made his mark

William Makepeace Thayer - 1875 - 264 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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Common-school Literature, English and American: With Several Hundred ...

James Willis Westlake - American literature - 1876 - 156 pages
...— the result is the same. v. 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 it is easier to suppress the first desire than to satisfy all that follow it. JEFFERSON. 1743-1826....
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Wine and walnuts

Literary curiosities - 1876
...Himself must either hold or drive." 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 it is easier to suppress the first desire than to satisfy all that follow it. He that hath a trade,...
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Literary curiosities and eccentricities, in prose and verse, ed. by W.A ...

Literary curiosities - 1876
...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. He that hath a trade, hath an estate, and he that hath a calling, hath an office of profit and honour;...
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The Holborn series of reading books. Instructive reader, no, Issue 1

Charles Joseph S. Dawe - 1877
...says, " ' Fond pride of dress is sure a very curse : Ere fancy you consult, consult your purse.4 When you have bought one fine thing, you must buy ten more, that your appearance may be all of a piece. And 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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Choice Thoughts; Or, Selections from Nearly One Hundred and Fifty Different ...

Isaac Newton Carleton - 1878 - 132 pages
...Mass., 1794-1865. 87. Pride. 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 it is easier to suppress the first desire than to satisfy all that follow it. S. Franklin, Mass., 1706-1790....
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The London readers. First (-Sixth) reader

London readers - 1878
...— 1. Pride is as bad a beggar as want, and a great deal more saucy. When you have bought one fare 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. 2. The Night is mother...
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