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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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Essays of Benjamin Franklin: Moral, Social and Scientific

University Press of the Pacific - Philosophy - 2001 - 188 pages
...pleasure; yongive 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 Compleated Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

Mark Skousen, Benjamin Franklin - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 256 pages
...I, he pays too much for his whistle. If I see one fond of appearance, of 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, says I, he has paid too much for his whistle. When I see a beautiful sweet-temper'd...
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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin, Including Poor Richard's Almanac ...

Benjamin Franklin - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 320 pages
...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! say I, he has paid dear, very dear, for his whistle. When I see a beautiful, sweet-tempered...
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Uncovered: The Lost Coins of Early American

Todd Cook - Antiques & Collectibles - 2006 - 252 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. Now you know a little bit about...
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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin: 1706-1757, Volume 1; Volumes 1706-1757

Benjamin Franklin - Biography & Autobiography - 2007 - 228 pages
...I, he pays too much for his whistle. If I see one fond of appearance, of 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, says I, he has paid too much for his whistle. When I see a beautiful sweet-temper'd...
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The Beauties of Franklin: Consisting of Selections from His Works

Benjamin Franklin - 1834 - 186 pages
...yourself instead of pleasure : you give too much for your whittle, If I see one fond of fine clothes, fine furniture, fine equipages, all above his fortune,...he contracts debts, and ends his career in prison ; Alat, says I, he hat paid dear, very dear, for hit whittle. When I see a beautiful, sweet-tempered...
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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin, Poor Richard's Almanac, and Other Papers

Benjamin Franklin - 189? - 308 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 I say I, he has paid dear, very dear, for his whistle. "When I see a beautiful, sweet-tempered...
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The universal anthology, a collection of the best literature ..., Volume 19

Richard Garnett - 1899
...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 great...
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Railway Signal: Or, Lights Along the Line, Volumes 24-25

Railroads - 1905
...pay 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 dear, for his whistle.' " In short, I conceived that a great part of...
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