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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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Enquire Within Upon Everything

Robert Kemp Philp - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1856 - 352 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...to equal the ox. " Vessels large may venture more, Rut little boats should keep near shore." 862. IT is, however, a folly soon punished ; for " Pride...
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The Prose Writers of America: With a Survey of the Intellectual History ...

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - American prose literature - 1856 - 552 pages
...is easier to suppress thr frst desire, than to satisfy all that follow it. And it is as truly foil}' for the poor to ape the rich, as for the frog to swell in order to equal the ox. Vessels larffe may venture more, ¿tut little boats should keep near shoro. It is, however, a folly soon punished...
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The Metropolitan: A Monthly Magazine, Devoted to Religion ..., Volume 4

1856
...may be 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 bull. ADVICE. — Almost the only commodity which the world...
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A Collection of Familiar Quotations: With Complete Indices of Authors and ...

John Bartlett - Quotations - 1856 - 358 pages
...then do not squander time, for that is the stuff life is made of. Three removes are as bad as a fire. Vessels large may venture more, But little boats should keep near shore. You pay too much for your whistle. From a Letter to Hiss Gcorgiana Shipley, on the Loss of her American...
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Inquire Within for Anything You Want to Know

Robert Kemp Philp - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1858 - 434 pages
...be all of a piece; but Poor Dick says, "It is easier to suppress the first desiitf than to satisfy all that follow it ;" and it is as truly folly for...may venture more, But little boats should keep near ehore." *862. IT is, however, a folly soon punished ; for " Pride that dines on vanity, sups on contempt...
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Materials for French prose composition, or selections from the best English ...

Ferdinand E A. Gasc - 1858
...all of a piece ;l but poor Dick says, ' It is easier to suppress2 the first desire, than to satisfy all that follow it.' And it is as truly folly for...rich, as for the frog to swell, in order to equal the ox.5 ' Vessels large may venture more, But little boats should keep near shore.' 4 Tis, however, a...
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The Youth's Companion and Counsellor

William Chambers - Conduct of life - 1858 - 350 pages
...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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The Cincinnati Lancet and Observer, Volume 19; Volume 37

Medicine - 1876
...though it should appear a little ostentatious at times ; for as the poet has so aptly expressed it — " Vessels large may venture more, But little boats should keep near shore." Art. 2 — Distension in Morbus Coxarius. By JOS. G. ROGERS, MD, Madison, Indiana. Prof. Matoria Medics...
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THE FAMILY, FARM AND GARDENS, AND THE DOMESTIC ANIMALS.

1859
...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 " Pride that dines on vanity, sups on contempt; pride breakfasted...
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The Printer Boy: Or, How Ben Franklin Made His Mark. An Example for Youth

William M. Thayer - Apprentices - 1861 - 261 pages
...following : — " It is easier to suppress the first desire, than to satisfy all that follow it." " It is as truly folly for the poor to ape the rich,...as for the frog to swell in order to equal the ox." " Pride breakfasts with plenty, dines with poverty, and sups with infamy." His integrity in transacting...
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