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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: Written by Himself ; to which is Added His ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1855 - 375 pages
...yourself instead of pleasure; you gwe too much for your whistle. If I see one fond of fine clothes, fine furniture, fine equipages, all above his fortune,...debts, and ends his career in prison ; Alas, says I, he haspaid dear, very dear for his whistle. When I see a beautiful, sweet-tempered girl, married to an...
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Cyclopaedia of American Literature: Embracing Personal and ..., Volume 1, Part 1

Evert Augustus Duyckinck, George Long Duyckinck - American literature - 1855
...you give loo 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, l,r has paid dear, rrrv dfar, for his whittle. When I see a beautiful, sweet-tempered...
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Cyclopaedia of American literature, by E. A. and G. L ..., Volume 1; Volume 62

Evert Augustus Duyckinck - 1855
...you give too much for your whittle. 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, vert/ dftir, for his whistle. I When I see a beautiful, sweet-tempered...
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A Compendium of American Literature: Chronologically Arranged, with ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - American literature - 1858 - 740 pages
...yourself instead of pleasure — you give too much for your wltistle. 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 prison-1— Alas, says I, he has paid dear, very dear, for his whistle. When I see a beautiful, sweet-tempered...
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A Compendium of American Literature: Chronologically Arranged, with ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - American literature - 1859 - 784 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,...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 Printer Boy: Or, How Ben Franklin Made His Mark. An Example for Youth

William M. Thayer - 1860 - 261 pages
...said I, too much for his 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 Printer Boy: Or, How Ben Franklin Made His Mark. An Example for Youth

William M. Thayer - Apprentices - 1861 - 261 pages
...said I, too much for his 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,...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1862 - 776 pages
...yourself instead of pleasure, — you give too much for your whistle. If I see one fond of fine elothes, fine furniture, fine equipages, all above his fortune,...whistle. When I see a beautiful, sweet-tempered girl, marricd to an natured brute of a husband, — What a pity it is, says I, that has paid so much for...
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A compendium of American literature, arranged by C.D. Cleveland. Stereotyped ed

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1862
...yourself instead of pleasure, — yrnt give too much for your whistle. If I see one fond of fine clothes, fine furniture, fine equipages, all above his fortune,...Alas, says I, he has paid dear, very dear, for his wliistlf. When I see a beautiful, sweet-tempered girl, married to an illnatured brute of a husband,...
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The first (-sixth) 'Standard' reader, Volume 6

James Stuart Laurie - 1863
...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!" say I, "he has paid dear, very dear, for his whistle." When I see a beautiful, sweet-tempered girl,...
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