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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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Philippine Local Autonomy

1924
...repose after the Great War earthquake. Possibly by that time, far less than now, will it be a case of "vessels large may venture more, but little boats should keep near shore." PHILIPPINES STRENGTH RATHER THAN WEAKNESS TO THE UNITED STATES Let us now consider the charge that...
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Philippine Local Autonomy: Hearings...on H.R. 8856...April 30, May 1-3, 5-6 ...

United States. U.S. Congress. House. Committee on insular affairs - 1924 - 157 pages
...repose after the Great War earthquake. Possibly by that time, far less than now, will it be a case of '' vessels large may venture more, but little boats should keep near shore." PHILIPPINES STRENGTH RATHER THAN AVEAKNESS TO THE UNITED STATES Let us now consider the charge that...
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Cyrus Northrop: A Memoir

Oscar W. Firkins - Minnesota - 1925 - 634 pages
...will sink a great ship." "Buy that thou hast no need of, ere long thou shalt sell thy necessaries." "Vessels large may venture more, but little boats should keep near shore." "A penny saved is two pence clear." Remember these maxims, my dear. Save a penny, and then we shall...
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School Life, Volumes 14-15

Education - 1929
...want, and a great deal more saucy." " When you have bought one fine thing you must buy 10 more." "'Tis as truly folly for the poor to ape the rich as for the frog to swell in order to equal the ox; 'tis, however, a folly soon punished, for pride that dines on vanity sups on contempt." Regarding complaints...
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The Kindergarten-primary Magazine, Volume 24

Bertha Johnston, E. Lyell Earle - Education - 1912
...that makes a man so deform'd, so beastly, As doth intemperate anger. — Webster's Duchess of Malp. Vessels large may venture more, But little boats should keep near shore. — Franklin. To read and not to know, Is to plow and not to sow. Cheap and Excellent Books SONG KNAPSACK....
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The Growth of the American Thought

Merle Eugene Curti - Social Science - 1957 - 939 pages
...lent to Man upon Hard Usury. . . . All men are by nature equal, But differ greatly in the sequel 'Tis as truly Folly for the Poor to ape the Rich, as for the Frog to swell, in order to equal the Ox. But the advice to accept one's fate was tempered with the admonition to acquire what one could: Get...
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The Land of the Date: A Recent Voyage from Bombay to Basra and Back, Fully ...

C. M. Cursetjee, Cursetjee Manockjee Cursetjee - History - 1994 - 193 pages
...and serviceable for the business they are put to, keeping in mind of course, Franklin's saying: — 'Vessels large may venture more, But little boats should keep near shore.' I should fancy (and I don't think I would be far wrong) these boats are of the same make and fashion...
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Civilization's Quotations: Life's Ideal

Richard Alan Krieger - Electronic books - 2007 - 344 pages
...leave." — Native American proverb "A man should learn to sail in all winds." — Italian proverb "Vessels large may venture more, but little boats should keep near shore." — Benjamin Franklin Deffand "One doesn't discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of the...
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A Benjamin Franklin Reader

Benjamin Franklin - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 551 pages
...Poor Dick says, 'tis easier to suppress the first desire than to satisfy all that follow it. And 'tis as truly folly for the poor to ape the rich, as for the frog to swell, in order to equal the ox. Great estates may venture more, But little boats should keep near shore. '* Tis however a folly soon...
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Proverbs: A Handbook

Wolfgang Mieder - Social Science - 2004 - 304 pages
...may 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...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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