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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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American Literature ; an Historical Sketch, 1620-1880

John Nichol - American literature - 1882 - 472 pages
...you pay too much far 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,...
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American Literature ; an Historical Sketch, 1620-1880

John Nichol - American literature - 1882 - 472 pages
...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,...
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The Practical Teacher, Volume 1, Issue 1

Education - 1882
...whistle.' If I see one fond of fine clothes, fine furniture, fine equipages, all above his ¡ortune, and for which he contracts debts, and ends his career in prison; ' Alas ! ' I say, ' he has paid dear, very deal te his whistle.' 2. Describe a ball frame for teaching ariihmetic,...
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Twelve years' Queen's scholarship questions

Education Ministry of - 1882
...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." 2. Describe a ball frame for teaching arithmetic,...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin: Written by Himself. Now First ..., Volume 2

Benjamin Franklin - Philosophers - 1884
...you give too much for your vuhistle. 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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Benjamin Franklin: His Life

Benjamin Franklin - 1888 - 311 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, Alas ! say I, he has paid dear, very dear, for his whistle. "When I see a beautiful, sweet-tempered...
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A Library of American Literature...

Stedman, Edmund C. and Hutchinson Ellen M. - 1888
...you give loo much for your wh istle. 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, A las! say I, he has paid dear, very dear, for his whistle. When I see a beautiful, sweet-tempered...
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From Boyhood to Manhood, Life of Benjamin Franklin

William M. Thayer - 1889 - 497 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, Alas ! say I, he has paid dear, very dear, for his whistle. " When I see a beautiful, sweet-tempered...
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Studies in Literature and Style

Theodore Whitefield Hunt - Literary style - 1890 - 297 pages
...have said to myself — This man gives too much for his whistle. If I see one fond of fine clothes, fine furniture, fine equipages, all above his fortune,...says I, he has paid dear, very dear, for his whistle. — Benjamin Franklin's " Works." \ CHAPTER VIII. STYLE AND HUMOR. (The Humorous Style.) THE necessity...
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Initial Studies in American Letters

Henry Augustin Beers, Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle - American literature - 1891 - 282 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. . . In short, I conceive that a...
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