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" You call them goods; but if you do not take care they will prove evils to some of you. 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. "
Handbuch der englischen sprache und literature - Page 370
by H. Nolte - 1823
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Readings from American Literature: A Textbook for Schools and Colleges

Mary Edwards Calhoun, Emma Lenore MacAlarney - American literature - 1915 - 635 pages
...then, can be no great matter ; but remember, Many a little makes a mickle. Beware of little expenses ; A small leak will sink a great ship, as Poor Richard...wise men eat them. " Here you are all got together at this sale of fineries and knickknacks. You call them goods ; but, if you do not take care, they...
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American Prose (1607-1865)

Walter Cochrane Bronson - American prose literature - 1916 - 737 pages
...Little makes a Mickle; and farther, Beware of little Expences; A small Leak will sink a great Ship; and again, Who Dainties love, shall Beggars prove;...and wise Men eat them. Here you are all got together at this Vendue of Fineries and Knicknacks. You call them Goods; but if you do not take Care, they will...
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Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin: with introduction and notes

Benjamin Franklin - 1921 - 249 pages
...makes a mickle ; " and further, "beware of little expenses : a small leak will sink a great ship ; " and again — " Who dainties love shall beggars prove...moreover, " fools make feasts and wise men eat them." Here are you all got together at this vendue of fineries and knick-knacks. You call them goods ; but if...
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The Elson Readers..: Book 5-8 ...

William Harris Elson - 1921
...leak will sink a great ship.' Here you are all got together at this sale of fineries and knickknacks. You call them goods, but if you do not take care, they will prove 5 evils to some of you. "You expect they will be sold cheap, and perhaps they may be, for less than...
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Journeys Through Bookland: A New and Original Plan for Reading ..., Volume 6

Charles Herbert Sylvester - Anthologies - 1922
...little makes a mickle"; and further, "beware of little expenses; a small leak will sink a great ship"; and again, "Who dainties love shall beggars prove";...moreover, "fools make feasts and wise men eat them." Here are you all got together at this vendue of fineries and knick-knacks. You call them goods; but if you...
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Literature and Living, Book 2

Rollo La Verne Lyman, Howard Copeland Hill - Readers - 1925
...for us. 'Heaven helps them that help themselves,' as Poor Richard says. "Beware of little expenses: -'a small leak will sink a great ship/ as Poor Richard...moreover, 'Fools make feasts, and wise men eat them.' "It would be thought a hard government that should tax its pjople one-tenth part of their time to be...
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Early American Writing

Giles B. Gunn - Fiction - 1994 - 629 pages
...Little makes a Mickle; and farther, Beware of little Expences; A small Leak will sink a great Ship; and again, Who Dainties love, shall Beggars prove;...moreover, Fools make Feasts, and wise Men eat them. . . . And now to conclude, Experience keeps a dear School, but Fools will learn in no other, and scarce...
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A Benjamin Franklin Reader

Walter Isaacson - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 576 pages
...leak will sink a great ship, and again, who dainties love, shall beggars prove, and moreover,fools make Feasts, and wise men eat them. "Here you are all got together at this vendue of fineries and knicknacks. You call them goods, but if you do not take care, they will...
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Proverbs: A Handbook

Wolfgang Mieder - Social Science - 2004 - 304 pages
...then, can be no great matter; but remember, Many a little makes a mickle. Beware of little expenses: A small leak will sink a great ship, as Poor Richard...wise men eat them. "Here you are all got together at this sale of fineries and knickknacks. You call them goods; but, if you do not take care, they will...
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Poor Richard's Almanack

Benjamin Franklin - Almanacs, American - 2004 - 302 pages
...Little makes a Mickle; and farther, Beware o/little Expences; a small Leak will sink a great Ship; and again, Who Dainties love, shall Beggars prove;...and wise Men eat them. Here you are all got together at this Vendue of Fineries and Knicknacks. You call them Goods, but if you do not take Care, they will...
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