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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
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Literature - 1826
...the cheapnefs is apparent only, and not real ; or the bargain, byftraiten. ing thee in thy bufinefs, may do thee more harm than good. For in another place he fays, " Many have been ruined by buying good pennyworths." Agaln, 3 L 4 "lilt " It is fooliih to lay...
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The Moral Instructor, and Guide to Virtue: Being a Compendium of Moral ...

Jesse Torrey - Ethics - 1830 - 300 pages
...of, and ere long thou shall sell thy necessaries.' And again, 'At a great pennyworth pause awhile :' he means, that perhaps the cheapness is apparent only,...in thy business, may do thee more harm than good. 7 " For in another place he says, ' Many have been ruined by buying good pennyworths.' Again, 'It is...
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Practical Morality; Or, A Guide to Men and Manners: Consisting of Lord ...

Philip Dormer Stanhope Earl of Chesterfield - Conduct of life - 1831 - 275 pages
...thee in thy business, may do thee moie harm than good. For in another place lie says, " Many have heen ruined by buying good 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 Bristol Job Nott, Or, Labouring Man's Friend, Issue 1

Working class - 1832
...says, 'Buy what thou 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...is apparent only, and not real ; or the bargain, by straightening thee in thy business, may do thee more harm than good. For in another place he says,...
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Benjamin Franklin's Way to Wealth: And William Penn's Maxims ...

Benjamin Franklin - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1834 - 192 pages
...says, ' Buy what thou host no need of, and ere long thou shalt sell thy necessaries.' 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 Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of Essays, Humourous, Moral ...

Benjamin Franklin - American essays - 1834 - 290 pages
...again, ' At a great pennyworth pause awhile.' H*i means, that perhaps the cheapness ia apparent only, or not real ; or the bargain, by straitening thee in...harm than good. For in another place he says, ' Many liave been ruined by buying goud pennyworths.' — Again, as poor Richard says, ' It is foolish to...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin: With Many Choice Anecdotes and Admirable ...

Mason Locke Weems - Statesmen - 1835 - 239 pages
...great pennyworth pause awhile;" he mean* that perhaps the cheapness is apparent only, and not rea'ior the bargain, by straitening thee in thy business,...another place he says, "many have been ruined by buying great pennyworths." Again, " it is foolish to lay out money in a purchase of repentance:" and yet this...
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The Works of Benjamin Franklin: Containing Several Political and ..., Volume 2

Benjamin Franklin, Jared Sparks - Statesmen - 1836
...Richard says; Buy what thou hast no need of, and ere long thou shalt sell thy necessaries. And again, At a great pennyworth pause a while. He means, that perhaps...pennyworths. 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 Works of Benjamin Franklin: Containing Several Political and ..., Volume 2

Benjamin Franklin, Jared Sparks - Statesmen - 1836
...says ; Buy ivhat thou hast no need of, and ere long thou sha.lt sell thy necessaries. And again, Jit a great pennyworth pause a while. He means, that perhaps...place he says, Many have been ruined by buying good pennyicorths. Again, It is foolish to lay out money in a purchase of repentance ; and yet this folly...
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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of Essays, Humorous, Moral ...

Benjamin Franklin - Autobiographical memory - 1837 - 328 pages
...says, ' Buy what thou hast no need of, and ere long thou shall sell thy necessaries." Andagain, ' At a great pennyworth pause a while. ' He means, that...have been ruined by buying good pennyworths.' Again, as poor Richard says, • It is foolish to lay out money in a purchase of repentance;' and yet this...
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