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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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Common Sense: Or Every-body's Magazine, Volumes 1-2

Apologetics - 1842
...give too much for your whistle. If I see one fond of fine clothes, fiae furniture, fine equipage?, 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. In short I conceived that great...
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Cobb's New Juvenile Reader, No. III, Or, Third Reading Book: Containing ...

Lyman Cobb - Readers - 1844 - 216 pages
...give too much for your whistle. 11. If I see one fond of fine clothes, fine furniture, fine equipage, all above his fortune, for which he contracts debts,...says I, he has paid dear, very dear, for his whistle. -. , what a pity it is, says I, that she has paid so much for a whistle. 13. In short, I conceived...
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Levende dansk lyrik: fra folkevisen til drachmann

Poul P. M. Pedersen - Danish poetry - 1844 - 580 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, Mas ! say I, he has paid dear, very dear, for his whistle. When I see a beautiful, sweet-tempered...
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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of Essays, Humorous, Moral ...

Benjamin Franklin - Statesman - 1848 - 288 pages
...yourself instead of pleasure: you give too much for your whistle. If I see one fond of tine clothes, fine furniture, fine equipages, all above his fortune,...prison ; Alas, says I, he has paid dear, very dear, fyr his whistle. When I see a beautiful, sweet-tempered girl, married to an ill-natured brute of a...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin; with Selections from His Miscellaneous Works

John Stanley (printer.) - Statesmen - 1849 - 162 pages
...yourself instead of plealure : you give too much for your whistle. " If I see one fond of fine clothes, 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 beautiful sweet-tempered...
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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of Essays, Humorous, Moral ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1849 - 304 pages
...debts, and ends his career in prison ; Jllas, says I, he has paid dear, very dear, for his whittle. When I see a beautiful, sweet-tempered girl, married to an illnatured brute of a husband; H' lint a pit;/ it u, says I, that she has paid so much for a whistle. In short, I conceived that great...
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Story books for young people

Mary (aunt, pseud.) - 1853
...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, said I, he has paid dear, very dear, for his whistle. " When I see a beautiful, sweet-tempered girl,...
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The Select Works of Benjamin Franklin: Including His Autobiography

Benjamin Franklin - Inventors - 1853 - 488 pages
...I, you pay 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 Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of Essays, Humorous, Moral ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1853 - 288 pages
...he contracts debts, and ends his career in prison ; Alas, says I, he has paid dear, very dear, fir his whistle. When I see a beautiful, sweet-tempered...girl, married to an ill-natured brute of a husband ; II W a pity it is, says I, that she has paid so much for a whittle. In short, I conceived that great...
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The cruet stand, select pieces of prose and poetry, Volume 1

C. Gough - 1853
...all above his fortune, for which he contracted debts, and ended his life in prison; " Alas !" said I, "he has paid dear, very dear, for his whistle." When I saw a beautiful sweet-tempered girl married to an illnatured brute of a husband, " What a pity it is,"...
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