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" So much for industry, my friends, and attention to one's own business; but to these we must add frugality, if we would make our industry more certainly successful. A man may, if he knows not how to save as he gets, ' keep his nose all his life to the... "
The Life of Benjamin Franklin: With Many Choice Anecdotes and Admirable ... - Page 152
by Mason Locke Weems - 1822 - 264 pages
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Selections from Jeremy Taylor [and others] designed to assist in forming the ...

Edward Stanley Bosanquet - 1840
...being overtaken and slain by the enemy ; and all for want of a little care about a horse- shoe nail. A man may, if he knows not how to save as he gets, " keep his nose all his life to the grind-stoae and die not worth a groat at the last. A fat kitchen makes a lean will." What maintains...
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Practical Morality, Or, A Guide to Men and Manners: Consisting of Lord ...

Conduct of life - 1841 - 275 pages
...for industry, my friends, and attention to one's own business : but to these we roust add frugality, if we would make our industry more certainly successful....a groat at last. A fat kitchen makes a lean will." MI " Many oitatei are spent in petting, Sioee women for tea forsook spinning and kaitiinir , And m*n...
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Lessons for young persons in humble life [by E. Frank].

Elizabeth Frank - 1842
...To industry, and attention to our own business, we must add frugality, if we would make our industry successful. A man may, if he knows not how to save...a groat at last. A fat kitchen makes a lean will." " Many estates are spent in the getting, Since women, for tea, forsook spinning and knitting, And men,...
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Levende dansk lyrik: fra folkevisen til drachmann

Poul P. M. Pedersen - Danish poetry - 1844 - 580 pages
...for industry, my friends, and attention to one's own business ; but to these we must add frugality, if we would make our industry more certainly successful....the grindstone, and die not worth a groat at last. Jl fat kitchen makes a lean will ; and Many estates are spent in the gitting, Since teamen for tea...
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The Works of ... Franklin: Consisting of Essays, Humorous, Moral, and ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1846 - 304 pages
...for industry, my friends, and attention to one's own husiness; hut to these we must add frugality, if we would make our industry more certainly successful....groat at last.' 'A fat kitchen makes a lean will,' as poor Richard says; and, 'Many estates are spent in the getting, Since women for tea forsook spinning...
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Life of Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - 1846 - 224 pages
...for industry, my friends, and attention to one's own husiness ; hut to these we must add frugality, if we would make our industry more certainly successful....groat at last." "A fat kitchen makes a lean will," as poor Richard says; and, " Many estates are spent in the getting ; Since women for tea forsook spinning...
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Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight, Volume 1

Half hours - 1847
...for industry, my friends, and attention to one's own business ; but to these we must add frugality, if we would make our industry more certainly successful....Many estates are spent in the getting, Since women for tea forsook spinning and knitting, And men for punch forsook hewing and splitting.' ' If you would...
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Western Miscellany, Volume 1

Benjamin Franklin Ells - American literature - 1778 - 384 pages
...for industry, my friends, and attention to one's own business; but to these we must add frugality, if we would make our industry more certainly successful...."keep his nose all his life to the grindstone, and die uot worth a groat at last — a fat kitchen makes a lean will;" and "Many estates are spent in the...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin

Orville Luther Holley - Inventors - 1848 - 468 pages
...for industry, my friends, and attention to one's own business. But to these we must add frugality, if we would make our industry more certainly successful....keep his nose all his life to the grindstone, and FRUGALITY. 213 die not worth a groat at last. A fat kitchen makes a lean will; and — Many estates...
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Advice to clerks and hints to employers, showing the road to preferment and ...

Advice - 1848 - 80 pages
...casualties to which human nature, in every situation of life, is liable. As an American writer says, "A man may, if he knows not how to save as he gets, keep his nose all his life at the grindstone, and die not worth a groat at last." If you would be wealthy, says the same writer,...
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