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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 Life of Benjamin Franklin: Including a Sketch of the Rise and Progress ...

1826 - 407 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,...girl married to an ill-natured brute of a husband, fPhatapity it is, says I, that the has paid so much for a whistle. In short, I conceived that great...
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The American Preceptor Improved: Being a New Selection of Lessons for ...

African Americans - 1826 - 228 pages
...for your Whistle. 10. If I see one fond of fine clothes, fine furniture, fine houses, 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. 11. In short, I conceived that great part of...
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A Pleasing Companion for Little Girls and Boys: Blending Instruction with ...

Jesse Torrey (the younger.) - Readers, American - 1830 - 135 pages
...for your Whistle. 10. If I see one fond of fine clothes, fine furniture, fine houses, 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. 11. In short, I conceived that great part of...
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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin, Consisting of Essays, Humorous, Moral ...

Benjamin Franklin - Statesmen - 1831 - 290 pages
...fine c.luthes, fine furniture, fine equipages, all ahove his fortune, for which he contracts dehts, and ends his career in prison ; Alas, says I, he has...paid dear, very dear, for his whistle. When I see a heautiful sweet tempered girl, married to an ill-natured hrute of a hushand; What a pity it is, says...
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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of Essays, Humourous, Moral ...

Benjamin Franklin - Statesmen - 1831 - 290 pages
...yourself instead of pie* $ure : you give too much for your whistle. II' I see one fond of fine clothes, fine furniture, fine equipages, all above his fortune, for which he contracts debts, and ends h's career in prison ; Alas, says I, he has paid dear, very dear, for his whistle. When I see a beautiful...
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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of Essays, Humourous, Moral ...

Benjamin Franklin - American essays - 1834 - 290 pages
....,ffine cloths, fine furniture, fine equipages, all ahove his fortune, for which he contracts dehts, and ends his career in prison ; Alas, says I, he has paid dear, very dear. for his ichistle. When I see a heautiful sweet tempered girl, married to fm ill-natured hrutu ofa hushand :...
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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of Essays, Humourous, Moral ...

Benjamin Franklin - American essays - 1834 - 290 pages
...equipages, all above his fortune, for which he contracts debts, and ends his career in prison ; Jlias, says I, he has paid dear, very dear, for his whistle. When I see a beautiful sweet tempered girl, married to an ill-natured brute of a husband; What a pity it is, says I, that...
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Instructive and Entertaining Lessons for Youth: With Rules for Reading with ...

Noah Webster - Readers - 1835 - 252 pages
...for your whistle. 10. If I see one fond of fine clothes, fine furniture, fine houses, 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. 11. In short, I conceived that a great part of...
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The Works of Benjamin Franklin: Containing Several Political and ..., Volume 2

Benjamin Franklin, Jared Sparks - Statesmen - 1836
...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, JLlas ! say I, he has paid dear, very dear, for his whistle. When I see a beautiful, sweet-tempered...
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The Life and Miscellaneous Writings of Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - Statesmen - 1839 - 86 pages
...furniture, fine equipages, all above his fortune, for whieh he eontraets debts, and ends his eareer in prison ; Alas, says I, he has paid dear, very dear for his tehistie. When I see a beautiful, sweet-tempered girl married to an ill-natured brute of a husband...
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