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" You expect they will be sold cheap, and perhaps they may for less than they cost ; but if you have no occasion for them they must be dear to you. Remember what Poor Richard says : Buy what thou hast no need of, and ere long thou shalt sell thy necessaries. "
Lionel and Clarissa, by I. Bickerstaff. The toy shop; the king and the ... - Page 349
edited by - 1812
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The gleaner; or, Entertainment for the fire-side [compiled by J. Watson].

Gleaner - 1805
...of, and ere long thou shalt sell thy necessaries." And again, " At a great pennyworth pause awhile :" he means, that perhaps the cheapness is apparent only,...bargain, by straitening thee in thy business, may dothee more harm than good. For, in another.place, he says, " Many have been ruined by buying good...
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The Complete Works in Philosophy, Politics, and Morals, of the ..., Volume 3

Benjamin Franklin - American literature - 1806
...and ere long thou shalt sell- thy necessaries." And again, " at a great penny-worth pause a wliile." He means, that perhaps the cheapness is apparent only,...buying good pennyworths." Again, ." it is foolish tp lay out money in a purchase of repentance ;" and yet this folly is practised every day at auctions,...
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The complete works ... of ... Benjamin Franklin, Volume 3

Benjamin Franklin - 1806
...erelong thou shall sell thy necessaries." And again, "at a great penny-worth pause a while." He 5 means means, that perhaps the cheapness is apparent only, and not real; or the bargain, by straitening theein thy business, may do thee more harm than good. For hi another place he says, " many have been...
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The literary miscellany: or, Selections and extracts, classical ..., Volume 9

1812
...says, " Buy what thou hast no need of, and ere long thou shaft sell they necessaries." And again, "At a great pennyworth pause a while." He means, that...have been ruined by buying good pennyworths." Again poor Richard says, "Jt is foolish to lay out money in a purchase of repentance ;" and yet this folly...
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Elegant extracts: a copious selection of passages from the most ..., Volume 6

Elegant extracts - 1812
...hast no need of, and ere long thou shalt sell thy necessaries." And again, " At a great penny worth pause a while :" he means, that perhaps the cheapness...bargain, by straitening thee in thy business, may do thec more harm than good. For in another place he says, " Many have been ruined by buying good pennyworths."...
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The Cheap magazine [ed. by G. Miller.] Vol, Volume 1

George Miller - 1813
...buy what thou hast no need • 'of, and ere long thou shall sell thy necessaries." And 'again, "at a great penny-worth pause a while." He ' means, that...more harm than good. For in another place he says, ,. ' , , ; " Matiy have been ruined by buying good penny-worths." • .Again, * poor Richard says,...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Benjamin Franklin ..

Benjamin Franklin - 1818
...Richard says, Buy what thou hast no need of, and ere long thou shall sell thy necessaries. And again, At a great pennyworth pause a while. He means, that perhaps...another place he says, Many have been ruined by buying gocd pennyworths, Again, It is foolish to lay out money in a purchase of repentance > and yet this...
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Essays and Letters, Volumes 1-2

Benjamin Franklin - American essays - 1820 - 340 pages
...of, and ere long thou shalt sell thy necessaries.' And again, ' at a great pennyworth panse awhile.' He means, that perhaps the cheapness is apparent only,...another place he says, ' many have been ruined by bnying good pennyworths.' Again, ' it is foolish to lay out money in a purchase of repentance ;' and...
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A Father's Gift to His Son, on His Becoming an Apprentice: To which is Added ...

Apprentices - 1821 - 140 pages
...' Buy what thou hast no need of, and ere long thou shalt sell thy necessa116 lies,* And again, ' At a great penny-worth pause a while ;' he means, that...penny-worths.' Again, ' It is foolish to lay out money in a purchase of repentance ;' and yet this folly is practised every day at auctions, for want of minding...
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The British Prose Writers, Volume 19

British prose literature - 1821
...of, and ere long thou shalt sell thy necessaries.' And again, 'at a great pennyworth pause awhile.' He means, that perhaps the cheapness is apparent only,...pennyworths." Again, ' it is foolish to lay out money in a purchase of repentance;' and yet this folly is practised every day at anctions, for want of minding...
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