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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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The Life of Benjamin Franklin: Illustrated by Tales, Sketches, and Anecdotes ...

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - Indians of North America - 1842 - 180 pages
...desire, than to satisfy all that follow it.' And it is as truly folly for. the poor to ape the rich, as the frog to swell in order to equal the ox. ' Vessels...venture more, But little boats should keep near shore. fasted with Plenty, dined with Poverty, and supped with Infamy.' And, after all, of what use is this...
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Levende dansk lyrik: fra folkevisen til drachmann

Poul P. M. Pedersen - Danish poetry - 1844 - 580 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...may venture more, • But little boats should keep mfar shore. It is, however, a folly soon punished; for, as Poor Richard says, Pride that dines on vanity,...
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Life of Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - 1846 - 224 pages
...he all of a piece ; hut 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 poor to ape the rich, as the ;frog to swell, in order to equal the ox. " Vessels H*ge may venture more, But little hoats should...
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The Works of ... Franklin: Consisting of Essays, Humorous, Moral, and ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1846 - 304 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 poor to ape the rich, as the frog to swell, in order to equal the ox. 'Vessels large may venture more, But little boats should...
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Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight, Volume 1

Half hours - 1847
...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." \vith Plenty, dined with Poverty, and supped with Infamy.' And after all, of what use is this pride...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin

Orville Luther Holley - Inventors - 1848 - 468 pages
...OF DEBT. • 215 suppress the first desire, than to satisfy all that follow it. And it is as truly a folly for the poor to ape the rich, as for the frog...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 Life of Benjamin Franklin

Orville Luther Holley - Inventors - 1848 - 468 pages
...SLAVERY OF DEBT. 215 suppress the first desire, than to satisfy all that follow it. And it is as truly a folly for the poor to ape the rich, as for the frog...in order to equal the ox. Vessels large may venture wore; But little boats should keep near shore. It is, however, a folly soon punished ; for, as Poor...
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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of Essays, Humorous, Moral ...

Benjamin Franklin - Statesman - 1848 - 288 pages
...desire, than to satisfy all that follow it.' And it is as truly folly for the poor to ape the rich, as the frog to swell, in order to equal the ox. ' Vessels large may venture more, But little bouts should keep near snore.' 'Tis, however, a folly soon punished ; for, ' Pride that dines on vanity,...
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The Western Miscellany, Volume 1

Benjamin Franklin Ells - American literature - 1778 - 384 pages
...easier to suppress the first desire, than to satisfy all that follow it;" and itisus truly folly forthe poor to ape the rich, as for the frog to swell in order to equal Vhe Ox. "Vessels large, may venture morci But little boats should keep near shore." It Is, however,...
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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of Essays, Humorous, Moral ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1849 - 304 pages
...desire, than to satisfy all that follow it.' And it is as truly folly for the poor to ape the rich, as the frog to swell, in order to equal the ox. 'Vessels...venture more, But little boats should keep near shore.' 'Tif, however, a folly soon punished ; for 'Pride that dines on vanity, sups on contempt,' as poor...
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