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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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Poor Richard's Almanac

Benjamin Franklin - Almanacs, American - 1900 - 132 pages
...; you give too much for your whistle. If I see one fond of appearance or fine clothes, fine houses, fine furniture, fine equipages, all above his fortune,...for which he contracts debts and ends his career in a prison, alas ! say I, he has paid dear, very dear, for his whistle. When I see a beautiful, sweet-tempered...
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Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin: With Introduction and Notes

Benjamin Franklin - 1901 - 249 pages
...; you give too much for your whistle. If I see one fond of appearance or fine clothes, fine houses, •fine furniture, fine equipages, all above his fortune,...for which he contracts debts and ends his career in a prison, alas ! say I, he has paid dear, very dear, for his whistle. When I see a beautiful, sweet-tempered...
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The World's Great Masterpieces: History, Biography, Science, Philosophy ...

Harry Thurston Peck, Frank R. Stockton, Nathan Haskell Dole, Julian Hawthorne - Literature - 1901
...; you give too much for your whistle. If I see one fond of appearance or fine clothes, fine houses, fine furniture, fine equipages, all above his fortune,...for which he contracts debts and ends his career in a prison, alas ! say I, he has paid dear, very dear, for his whistle. When I see a beautiful, sweet-tempered...
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Pamphlets on Biography, Volume 17

Biography - 1901
...you give too much for your whistle. If I see one fond of appearance, or fine clothes, fine houses, fine furniture, fine equipages, all above his fortune,...for which he contracts debts, and ends his career in a prison, Alas ! say I, he has paid dear, very dear, for his whistle. When I see a beautiful, sweet-tempered...
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International Library of Masterpieces, Literature, Art and Rare ..., Volume 13

Harry Thurston Peck - Literature - 1901
...pleasure; you give too much for your whistle. If I see one fond of appearance or fine clothes, fine houses, fine furniture, fine equipages, all above his fortune,...for which he contracts debts and ends his career in a prison, alas I say I, he has paid dear, very dear, for his whistle. When I see a beautiful, sweet-tempered...
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Literature for Fifth-reader Grades ...

Sherman Williams - Readers - 1902
...you give too much for your whistle. If I see one fond of appearance, or fine clothes, fine houses, fine furniture, fine equipages, all above his fortune,...for which he contracts debts, and ends his career in a prison, alas ! say I, he has paid dear, very dear, for his whistle. In short, I conceive that a great...
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Source-readers in American History ..., Issues 1-5

Albert Bushnell Hart - United States - 1902
...you give too much for your whistle. If I see one fond of appearance, or fine clothes, fine houses, fine furniture, fine equipages, all above his fortune,...for which he contracts debts, and ends his career in a prison, Alas ! say I, he has paid dear, very dear, for his whistle. When I see a beautiful, sweet-tempered...
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Colonial Children

Albert Bushnell Hart, Blanche Evans Hazard - United States - 1902 - 233 pages
...you give too much for your whistle. If I see one fond of appearance, or fine clothes, fine houses, fine furniture, fine equipages, all above his fortune,...for which he contracts debts, and ends his career in a prison, Alas ! say I, he has paid dear, very dear, for his whistle. When I see a beautiful, sweet-tempered...
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Modern Achievement, Volume 1

Edward Everett Hale - Biography - 1902
...you give too much for yonr whistle. If I see one fond of appearance, or fine clothes, fine houses, fine furniture, fine equipages, all above his fortune, for which he contracts debts and ends his days in prison, Alas ! say I, he has paid dear, very dear, for his whistle. When I see a beautiful,...
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The Works of Benjamin Franklin: Including the Private as Well as ..., Volume 7

Benjamin Franklin - United States - 1904
...you give too much for your whistle. If I see one fond of appearance, or fine clothes, fine houses, fine furniture, fine equipages, all above his fortune,...for which he contracts debts, and ends his career in a prison, Alas! say I, he has paid dear, very dear, for his whistle. When I see a beautiful, sweet-tempered...
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