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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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How Benjamin Franklin, the printer boy, made his mark

William Makepeace Thayer - 1875 - 264 pages
...said I, too much for his whistle. " If I see one fond of appearance, or fino 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, lie has paid dear, very dear for his whistle. " When I see a beautiful, sweet-tempered...
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Life of Benjamin Franklin, Written by Himself, Volume 2

Benjamin Franklin - 1875
...you give too much for your u'tiistle. 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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Life of Benjamin Franklin, Written by Himself, Volume 2

Benjamin Franklin - 1875
...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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The Pupil teacher, a monthly educational journal. H. Major, ed

Henry Major - 1876
...whistle." If I see one fond of fine clothes, fine furniture, fine equipages, al above his fortune, and for which he contracts debts, and ends his career in prison ; " Alas ! " I say, " he has paid dear, very dear, for his whistle." 2. Describe a ball frame for teaching arithmetic,...
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Exercises for Translating English Into German

Emil Otto - German language - 1878 - 167 pages
...yourself instead of pleasuee: you yivi too much foe youe 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 deae, veey deae, foe his whistle. When I see a beautiful, sweet-tempered girl, married...
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Moffatt's scholarship answers, by T.J. Livesey (T. Page).

Moffatt and Paige - 1879
...whistle.' " If I see one fond of fine clothes, fine furniture, fine equipages, all above his fortune, and for which he contracts debts, and ends his career in prison, ' Alas ! ' I say, ' he has paid dear, very dear, for his whistle.'" The most irregular words in the above,...
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The national thrift reader

Phebe Lankester - 1880
...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,...Alas, says I, he has paid dear, very dear, for his ivhistle. "When I see a beautiful, sweet-tempered girl, married to an ill-natured brute of a husband,...
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Moffatt's explanatory readers. Primer 1,2; standard 4-6. [With] Home lesson book

Moffatt and Paige - 1880
...whistle." If I see one fond of fine clothes, fine furniture, fine 'equipages, all above his fortune, and for which he contracts debts, and ends his career in prison ; " Alas ! " I say, " he has paid dear, very dear for his whistle." In short, I conceive that the great part...
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American Literature ; an Historical Sketch, 1620-1880

John Nichol - American literature - 1882 - 472 pages
...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.'...girl married to an illnatured brute of a husband, ' IVhat a, pity,' say I, ' that she should pay Ki much for her whistle ! ' " In short, I conceive that...
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The Works of Benjamin Franklin: Containing Several Political and ..., Volume 2

Benjamin Franklin, Jared Sparks - United States - 1882
...which he contracts debts, and ends his career in a prison, .lias! say I, he has paid dear, very thai; for his whistle. When I see a beautiful, sweet-tempered...girl married to an ill-natured brute of a husband, IVhat a pity, say I, that she should pay so much for a whistle ! In short, I conceive that great part...
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