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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. "
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin

Orville Luther Holley - Inventors - 1848 - 468 pages
...shall sell thy necessaries. And again — At a great pennyworth pause a while. He means that pethaps the cheapness is apparent only, and not real ; or...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 Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of Essays, Humorous, Moral ...

Benjamin Franklin - Statesman - 1848 - 288 pages
...again, 'At a great pennyworth pause a while.' He means, that perhaps the cheapness is apparent only, or not real ; or the bargain, by straitening thee in...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 folly...
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Western Miscellany, Volume 1

Benjamin Franklin Ells - American literature - 1778 - 384 pages
...of, and ere long thou shalt sell thy necessaries." And again, "at a great penny-worth, pause awhile." He means, that perhaps the cheapness is apparent only,...bargain, by straitening thee in thy business, may do theo more harm than good. For in another place, he says, "many have been ruined by buying good pennyworths."...
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The Select Works of Benjamin Franklin: Including His Autobiography

Benjamin Franklin - Inventors - 1853 - 488 pages
...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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American Classical Authors

Ludwig Herrig - American literature - 1854 - 553 pages
...says, „buy what thou hast no need of, and ere long thou shalt seil thy necessaries." And again, „at a great penny-worth pause a while." He means, that...straitening thee in thy business, may do thee more härm than good. For in another place he says, „many have been ruined by buying good penny- worths."...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin: Written by Himself ; to which is Added His ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1855 - 375 pages
...again, ' At a great pennyworth, pause awhile.' He means, that perhapl^the cheapness is apparent only, or not real ; or the bargain, by straitening thee in...have been ruined by buying good pennyworths.' Again, aa poor Richard says, ' It is foolish to lay out money in a purchase of repentance,' and yet this folly...
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Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight, Volume 1

Half hours - 1856
...and ere long thou shalt sell thy necessaries.' And again, 'At a great pennyworth pause a while;' ho means, that perhaps the cheapness is apparent only,...buying good pennyworths.' Again, ' It is foolish to ky out money in a purchase of repentance ; ' and yet this folly is practised every day at auctions,...
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The Works of Benjamin Franklin: Containing Several Political and ..., Volume 2

Benjamin Franklin, Jared Sparks - United States - 1856
...Richard says; Buy what thou hast no need of, and ere long thou shalt sell thy necessaries. And again, JLt a great pennyworth pause a while. He means, that perhaps...good. For in another place he says, Many have been niined by buying good pennyworths. Again, It is foolish to lay out money in a purchase of repentance;...
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Enquire Within Upon Everything

Robert Kemp Philp - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1856 - 352 pages
...thy necessaries." 856. AND AGAIN, " At a great pennyworth, pause awhile." He means, perliaps, that the cheapness is apparent only, and not real ; or...'-Many have been ruined by buying good pennyworths." 857. AGAIN, " It is fooliah to lay out money in the purchase of repentance ;" and yet this folly is...
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Hand-book of American Literature, Historical, Biographical, and Critical

Joseph Gostwick - American literature - 1856 - 319 pages
...no need of, and erelong thou shall sell thy necessaries.' And again : ' At a great pennyworth, paus& a while.' He means, that perhaps the cheapness is...bargain, by straitening thee in thy business, may da thee more harm than good ; for in another place he says : ' Many have been ruined by buying good...
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