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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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Literature of the revolutionary period,1765-1787

Edmund Clarence Stedman, Ellen Mackay Hutchinson - American literature - 1894
...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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Stories from American History

Edward Sylvester Ellis - United States - 1896 - 176 pages
...you give too m uch 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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Benjamin Franklin ; His Life

Benjamin Franklin - 1897 - 311 pages
...his fortune, for which he contracts debts, and ends his career in a prison, Alas! say I, he has f aid dear, very dear, for his whistle. " When I see a beautiful, sweet-tempered girl married to 1 Lev'ees : royal receptions. an ill-natured brute of a husband, What a pity, say I, thai she should...
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Choice Literature...for Intermediate Grades, Book 2

Readers - 1898
...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. In short, I conceive that a great...
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The Ridpath Library of Universal Literature ...: A Biographical ..., Volume 10

John Clark Ridpath - Literature - 1898
...you gi1'e 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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Benjamin Franklin: His Life

Benjamin Franklin - 1899
...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. "...I see a beautiful, sweet-tempered girl married to 1 Lev'ees : royal receptions. an ill-natured brute of a husband, What a pity, say I, that she should...
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The Ridpath Library of Universal Literature: A Biographical and ...

John Clark Ridpath - Literature - 1899
...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 Universal Anthology: A Collection of the Best Literature, Ancient ...

Richard Garnett, Leon Vallée, Alois Brandl - Anthologies - 1899
...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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Selections from Autobiography: Poor Richard's Almanac, Advice to a Young ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1899 - 178 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 days in prison, Alas ! say I, he has paid dear, very dear, for his whistle. When I see a beautiful,...
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Lights to Literature: Revised. Book Four

1900 - 411 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. POOR RICHARD'S SAYINGS. BENJAMIN...
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