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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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Autobiography and Other Writings

Benjamin Franklin - Biography & Autobiography - 1998 - 361 pages
...you pay too much for your Whistle. — If I see one fond of Appearance, of fine Cloaths, fine Houses, fine Furniture, fine Equipages, all above his Fortune,...for which he contracts Debts, and ends his Career in a Prison; Alas, says I, he has paid too much for his Whistle. — When I saw a beautiful sweet-temper'd...
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Essays of Benjamin Franklin: Moral, Social and Scientific

University Press of the Pacific - Philosophy - 2001 - 188 pages
...pleasure; yongive 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 Compleated Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

Mark Skousen, Benjamin Franklin - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 256 pages
...I, he pays too much for his whistle. If I see one fond of appearance, of 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, says I, he has paid too much for his whistle. When I see a beautiful sweet-temper'd...
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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin, Including Poor Richard's Almanac ...

Benjamin Franklin - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 320 pages
...pleasure; 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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Prose That Every Child Should Know: a Se

Mary E. Burt - Literary Collections - 2006 - 396 pages
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Uncovered: The Lost Coins of Early American

Todd Cook - Antiques & Collectibles - 2006 - 252 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. Now you know a little bit about...
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The Elson Readers, Book 5

William H. Elson - 2007 - 376 pages
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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin: 1706-1757, Volume 1; Volumes 1706-1757

Benjamin Franklin - Biography & Autobiography - 2007 - 228 pages
...I, he pays too much for his whistle. If I see one fond of appearance, of 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, says I, he has paid too much for his whistle. When I see a beautiful sweet-temper'd...
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America America America - Prose and Poetry about the Land, the People and ...

Kenneth Giniger - Poetry - 2007 - 252 pages
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Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - Biography & Autobiography - 2007 - 148 pages
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