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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 Translator: English Into French

Gasc - 1869
...purse.' 1 " And again, 'Pride is as loud a beggar 118 as Want, and a great deal more saucy.' 119 When you have bought one fine thing, you must buy ten more, that your appearance, may be all of a piece ; 12 but poor Dick says, ' It is easier to suppress 121 the first desire, than to satisfy all that...
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Luther League Review, Volumes 31-32

Church work with youth - 1918
...study of the Word. There is nothing more stimulating to a true, genuine Christian life.— Selected. It is easier to suppress the first desire than to satisfy all that follow it. — Buy War Savings Stamps. LUTHER LEAGUE TOPICS (Continued from p'igc 29.) Did e'er such love and...
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Luther League Review, Volumes 33-34

Church work with youth - 1920
...upon him. So there ig really no excuse for allowing one's self to be overcome. Some one has said : "It is easier to suppress the first desire than to satisfy all that follow after," and it is easier to overcome the first temptation to do wrong than it is to break away from...
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Poor Richard's Almanack: Being the Choicest Morsels of Wisdom, Written ...

Benjamin Franklin, Peter Pauper Press - Literary Criticism - 1986 - 77 pages
...ripe. What will not Lux'ry taste? Earth, Sea, and Air, Are daily ransack'd for the Bill of Fare. 'Tis easier to suppress the first Desire, than to satisfy all that follow it. Don't judge of Men's Wealth or Piety, by their Sunday Appearances. As honest Hodge the Farmer sow'd...
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The Thin Books: Daily Strategies & Meditations for Fat-free, Guilt-free ...

Jeane Eddy Westin - Health & Fitness - 1996 - 457 pages
...overeater, self-control comes down to resisting the first bite of unneeded food. As Benjamin Franklin said, "It is easier to suppress the first desire than to satisfy all that follow it." That first extra bite is easier to stop than the binge that can follow. For today, refuse that first...
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On the Third Hand: Humor in the Dismal Science, an Anthology

Caroline Postelle Clotfelter - Business & Economics - 1996 - 324 pages
...wealth small, and the wants great. Pride is as loud a beggar as want, and a great deal more saucy; 'tis easier to suppress the first desire, than to satisfy all that follow it. — Benjamin Franklin Pennsylvania Gazette 1732 The First Advertisement of Poor Richard's Almanac Just...
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Sixty-one Cooperative Learning Activities: Thinking, Writing, and Speaking ...

Ann Bourman - Education - 1997 - 133 pages
...certainly make it ugly. 29. Tomorrow every fault is to be amended; but that tomorrow never comes. 30. Tis easier to suppress the first desire, than to satisfy all that follow it. (D 13. Mark Twain Skills: Thinking, writing, reading, listening. Objectives: To explain in writing...
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Consuming Power: A Social History of American Energies

David E. Nye - History - 1999 - 331 pages
...furnishings for an entire room.) Benjamin Franklin also noted this "effect" and warned against it: "When you have bought one fine thing, you must buy ten more,...appearance may be all of a piece; but Poor Dick says 'tis easier to suppress the first desire, than to satisfy all that follow it." 49 Such sermonizing,...
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Benjamin Franklin Wit and Wisdom

Benjamin Franklin - Biography & Autobiography - 1998 - 62 pages
...Sting. ' I 4> i O < I • Success has ruin'd many a Man. God helps them that help themselves. Tis easier to suppress the first Desire, than to satisfy all that follow it. Work as if you were to live 100 years. Pray as if you were to die To-morrow. If you do what you should...
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Punch Lines

Curtis Hutson - Sermons, American - 2000 - 154 pages
..."The reason a certain person is so short is because the Bible says, 'The wicked shall be cut off.' " It is easier to suppress the first desire than to satisfy all that follow it. — Franklin. A gash in the conscience may disfigure a soul forever. — Spurgeon. Bad things in life...
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