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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, It is easier to suppress the first desire, than to... "
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by Benjamin Franklin - 1804 - 59 pages
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Lionel and Clarissa, by I. Bickerstaff. The toy shop; the king and the ...

James Plumptre - English drama - 1812
...all of a piece ; but Poor Dick says, " It is easier to suppress the first desire, than to " satisfy all that follow it :" And it is as truly folly for...more, " But little boats should keep near shore." It is, however, a folly soon punished: for as Poor Richard says, " Pride, that dines on vanity, sups...
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The literary miscellany: or, Selections and extracts, classical ..., Volume 9

1812
...be all of a piece; but poor Dick says, "It is easier to suppress the first desire, than to satisfy all that follow it." And it is as truly folly for...venture more, but little boats should keep near shore." Tig, however, a folly soon punished ; for "Prid« that dines on vanity, sups on contempt," as poor...
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Elegant extracts: a copious selection of passages from the most ..., Volume 6

Elegant extracts - 1812
...be all of a-piece ; but Poor Dick says, ' It is easier to suppress the first desire, than to satisfy all that follow it." And it is as truly folly for...to equal the ox. " Vessels large may venture more, Bat little boats should keep near shore. * It is however a folly soon punished; for, as Poor Richard...
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The literary miscellany: or, Selections and extracts, classical ..., Volume 9

1812
...be all of a piece; but poor Dick says, *' It is easier to suppress the first desire, than to satisfy all that follow it." And it is as truly folly for...poor to ape the rich, as for the frog to swell, in srder to equal the ox. " Vessels large may venture more, but little boats should keep near shore."...
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The Cheap magazine [ed. by G. Miller.] Vol, Volume 1

George Miller - 1813
...be all of a piece ; but poor Djck says, " it is easier to suppress the first desire than to satisfy all that follow it : * and it is as truly folly for the poor to ape the rich, M tbe frog to swell, in order to equal the ox. « " Vesse's large may venture more, But little beats...
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An Olio of Bibliographical and Literary Anecdotes and Memoranda, Original ...

William Davis (bibliographer.) - Bibliography - 1814 - 126 pages
...the original remarks he may expect, the Compiler has only to reply in the words of Dr. Franklin, that "Vessels large may venture more, But little boats should keep near shore " A TABLE A TABLE .. OF CONTENTS. Advice to Authors on facility of Composition 86 Anecdote for A ntiquarians...
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The Child's Instructor: Consisting of Easy Lessons for Children ...

John Ely - Readers - 1817 - 103 pages
...and supped with infamy. Cut your coat according to your cloth. Great minds and small means ruin many. Vessels large may venture more, But little boats should keep near shore. 39. Rather than run in debt, wear your old coat. A patch on a man's back is not so disgraceful as a...
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Essays and Letters, Volumes 1-2

Benjamin Franklin - American essays - 1820 - 340 pages
...be all of a piece ; but poor Dick says, ' it is easier to suppress the first desire than to satisfy all that follow it :' and it is as truly folly for...venture more, But little boats should keep near shore.' It is, however, a folly soon punished ; for, as poor Richard says, ' pride that dines on vanity sups...
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The British Prose Writers, Volume 19

British prose literature - 1821
...be all of a piece ; but poor Dick says, ' it is easier to suppress the first desire than to satisfy all that follow it :' and it is as truly folly for...venture more, But little boats should keep near shore.* It is, however, a folly soon punished ; for, as poor Richard says, ' pride that dines on vanity sups...
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A Father's Gift to His Son, on His Becoming an Apprentice: To which is Added ...

Apprentices - 1821 - 140 pages
...be all of a piece ; but Poor Dick says, * It is easier to suppress the first desire, than to satisfy all that follow it. And it is as truly folly for the...as for the frog to swell, in order to equal the ox. 120 " Vessels large may venture more, But little boats should keep near shore." It is however, a folly...
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