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" I, you are providing pain for yourself, instead of pleasure; you give too much for your whistle. "
The Essays, Humourous, Moral and Literary: Of the Late Benjamin Franklin - Page 11
by Benjamin Franklin - 1811 - 182 pages
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Beauties of British Prose. Selected by S. Melmoth

Sydney Melmoth - English prose literature - 1805 - 360 pages
...yourself, instead of pleasure; you give too much for your whistle. If I see one fond of fine clothes, fine furniture, fine equipages, all above his fortune,...career in prison ; Alas, says I, he has paid dear, very dcarjor his whistle. When I see a beautiful, sweet-tempered girl, married to an ill-natured brute of...
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The Complete Works in Philosophy, Politics, and Morals, of the ..., Volume 3

Benjamin Franklin - American literature - 1806
...equipages, all above his fortune, tune, for which he contracts debts, and ends his career in a prison, Aha', says I, he has paid dear, very dear, for his whistle....girl, married to an ill-natured brute of a husband, HI tat a pity it is, says I, that she has paid so nntchfor a whistle! In short, I conceived, that great...
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The Hive of Ancient and Modern Literature:: A Collection of Essays ...

Conduct of life - 1806 - 340 pages
...wealth; Poor man, fays I, you do indeed pay too much for your whiftle. If I fee one fond of fine clothes, fine furniture, fine .equipages, all above his fortune,...for which he contracts debts, and ends his career in prifon : Alas, fays I, he has paid dear, very dear, for his ivhiftle. When I fee a beautiful, Tweet-tempered...
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The Hive of Ancient and Modern Literature: A Collection of Essays ...

Solomon Hodgson - Conduct of life - 1806 - 340 pages
...give too much for your iuhijlle. If I fee one fond of fine clothes, fine furniture, fine eqirpages, all above his fortune, for which he contracts debts, and ends his career in prifon : Alas, fays I, be has paid dear, very dear, for his -whiflle. When I fee a beautiful, fweet-tempered...
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The Works of the Late Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of His Life Written ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1807 - 295 pages
...now blessed with an excellent constitution : may it last forever ! If I see one fond of fine clothes, fine furniture, fine equipages, all above his fortune,...debts, and ends his career in prison ; Alas, says I, he IMS flaid dear, -very dear, for hit whistle. When I see a beautiful, sweet-tempered girl, married to...
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A manual of essays, selected from various authors, Volume 2

Manual - Essays - 1809
...yourself instead of pleasure; you give too much for your whistle. If I see one fond of fine clothes, fine furniture, fine equipages, all above his fortune,...contracts debts, and ends his career in prison, Alas, say I, he has paid dear, very dear, for his whistle. When I see a beautiful sweet tempered girl, married...
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Works of the Late Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of Memoirs of His Early Life

Benjamin Franklin - American literature - 1810 - 274 pages
...fortune, for which he . contracts tlebts, and ends his career in prison: Alas, svys I, he has paid dt-nr, very dear, for his whistle. When I see a beautiful sweet-tempered girl, married to an ill natured brute of a husband: What a ftii/ it is, says I, that she has paid so much for a In short,...
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The Essays, Humourous, Moral and Literary: Of the Late Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - American essays - 1811 - 182 pages
...fortune, to mere corporeal sensations ; M is~ taken man, says I, you are providing pain for yourself, instead of pleasure ; you give too much for your whistle....for which he contracts debts, and ends his career Jn prison ; Alas, says I, he has paid dear, very dear, for his whistle. When I see a beautiful, sweet...
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The literary miscellany: or, Selections and extracts, classical ..., Volume 9

1812
...you give too much for your whistle. If I see one fond of fine clothes, fine furniture, fine equipage, all above his fortune, for which he contracts debts, and ends his career in prison ; Alas! say I, he has paid dear, very fear, for his whistle. When I see a beautiful sweet tempered girl, married...
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The literary miscellany: or, Selections and extracts, classical ..., Volume 9

1812
...equipage, all above his fortune, for which he contracts debts, and ends his career in prison ; Alas! say I, he has paid dear, very dear, for his whistle. When I see a beautiful sweet tempered girl, married to an ill-natured brute THE HANDSOME AND DEFORMED JLEG. 25 -*-o->of a...
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