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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 Autobiography and Essays of Dr. Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - 1864 - 231 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.,...he contracts debts, and ends his career in prison ; ALa', 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 - 1865 - 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,...prison, — Alas, says I, he has paid dear, very dear, fur his whistle. When I sec a beautiful, sweet-tempered girl, married to an illnatured brute of a husband,...
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A Practical German Grammar ...

Alfred Baskerville - German language - 1865 - 364 pages
...all above his fortune, for which he contracts16) debts, and ends his career in a prison, Alas, say I, he has paid dear, very dear for his whistle. When...see a beautiful, sweet-tempered girl, married to an Ш1) See rule 350. 2) all over the, bitrd) ba a.anje. 3) understanding the bargain I, ale fie borten,...
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Benjamin Franklin, the Printer-boy

Benjamin Franklin - Apprentices - 1865 - 120 pages
...indeed, said I, too much for his whistle. "HI 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, vei•y dear, for his whistle." " In short, I conceive that...
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Graduated exercises for translation into German, extr. from Engl. authors ...

Friedrich Otto Froembling - 1866
..."Poor man," said I, "you do indeed pay too much for your whistle." If I saw 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." In short, I conceived that a great part of...
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Cyclopaedia of American literature, by E. A. and G. L ..., Volume 1; Volume 85

Evert Augustus Duyckinck - 1866
...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, sweeHempered girl married to an ill-natured brute of a husband, What a pity, say I, that she should...
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Materials for translating English into German, with grammatical notes and a ...

Emil Otto - 1869
...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. 50 When I see a beautiful, sweet-tempered girl,...
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Matrials for translating from English into French, a short essay on ...

Louis Le Brun, Henri van Laun - 1869
...politiqucs. — u See 36, 9.— 15 Every kind of comfortable living, Toute espece de bien-etre. all above his fortune, for which he contracts debts, and ends his career in prison : " Alas ! " said I, " he has paid dear, very dear, for his whistle." In short, I conceived that a great part...
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Chiave del metodo di Ollendorff ossia traduzione del temi della grammatica ...

Egone Cunradi - 1873 - 222 pages
...above his fortune, and that he contracts therefore debts, and ends his career in prison, I say, BAlas, he has paid dear, very dear, for his whistle." When...I see a beautiful, sweet-tempered girl, married to a coarse ill-natured husband, I say, BWhat a pity it is, that she has paid so much for her whistle."...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin: With Many Choice Anecdotes and Admirable ...

Mason Locke Weems - Statesmen - 1873 - 239 pages
...yourself, instead of pleasure. You give loo 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 crireer in prison; alas, says I, he has paid dear, very dear, for his whistle. When I see a beautiful...
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