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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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The Cheap magazine [ed. by G. Miller.] Vol, Volume 1

George Miller - 1813
...for your whittle* If I see one fond of fine clothes, fine furniture, fine equipages, all above bis fortune, for which he contracts debts, and ends his career in prison: Alas! says I, hehas paid dear, very dtar for his whistle. ., When I see a beautiful sweet-tempered girl married/...
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The Works of the Late Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of His Life, Written ...

Benjamin Franklin - Electronic books - 1815 - 324 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,...and ends his career in prison ; Alas, says I, he has fiaid dear, very dear for his whistle. When I see a beautiful, sweet-tempered girl, married to an ill-natured...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Benjamin Franklin ..

Benjamin Franklin - 1818
...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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Essays and Letters, Volumes 1-2

Benjamin Franklin - American essays - 1820 - 340 pages
...you give too much for your whistle." If I see one foml of appearance, of fine clothes, fiue houses, fine furniture, fine equipages, all above his fortune, for which he contracts debls, and ends his career in a prison, " Alas," says I, " he has paid dear, very dear, for his whistle."...
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Essays and Letters, Volumes 1-2

Benjamin Franklin - 1821
...you give too much for your 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 dear, very dear, for his whistle.'' When 1 see a beautiful,...
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The British Prose Writers, Volume 19

British prose literature - 1821
...you give too much for your 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 dear, very dear, for his whistle," When I see a beantiful,...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin: With Many Choice Anecdotes and Admirable ...

Mason Locke Weems - Statesmen - 1822 - 264 pages
...whistle. II I see one fond of tine cloths, fine furniture, fine equipages, all above his fortune, tor which he contracts debts, and ends his career in prison;...dear, for his whistle. When I see a beautiful, swtet-tempered girl, married to an ill natured brute of a husband; n-hnt a pity it is, says I, that...
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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1825 - 303 pages
...equipages, all above his fortune, for which he contracts debts, and ends his career in prison ; Mas, says I, he has paid dear, very dear, for his whistle....see a beautiful, sweet-tempered girl, married to an ill natured brute of a husband ; What a pity it is, says I, that she has paid so much for a whistle....
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The Economist and General Adviser: Containing Papers on the ..., Volume 1

Agriculture - 1825
...whistle. If I see one fond of appearance, or fine clothes, fine houses, fine furniture, fine equipage, 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 sweettempered...
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Mirth in Miniature, Or, Bursts of Merriment: Being a Collection of the Very ...

English wit & humor - 1825 - 180 pages
...yourself instead of pleasure ; you give too much ibr your whistle. — If I saw one fond of fine clothes, fine furniture, fine equipages, all above his fortune, for which he contracts debt, and ends his career in prison ; alas ! said I, he has paid dear, very dear, for his whistle —...
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