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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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The Autobiography and Essays of Dr. Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - 1864 - 231 pages
...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 the cheapness is apparent only, or not real ; or the bargain, by straitening thee in thy business, may do thee more harm than good....
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A Compendium of American Literature Chronologically Arranged: With ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - American literature - 1865 - 784 pages
...of, and ere long thou slialt sell thy necessaries. And again, At a great pennyworth pause awhile. . He means, that perhaps the cheapness is apparent only,...by buying good pennyworths. Again, It is foolish to fay out money in a purchase of repentance ; and yet this folly is practised every day at auctions,...
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Sunday readings in prose and verse, selected and ed. by J.E. Carpenter

Joseph Edwards Carpenter - 1866
...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...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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Advice to youths about entering a commercial career

William H. Ablett - Commerce - 1867 - 80 pages
...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, and not real ; and the bargain, by straightening thee in thy business, may do thee more harm than good ; for in...
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Enquire Within Upon Everything: To which is Added Enquire Within Upon Fancy ...

Handbooks, vade-mecums, etc - 1869 - 412 pages
...thou shalt sell thy necessaries." ix. " At a great pennyworth, pause awhile." He means, perhaps, that the cheapness is apparent only, and not real ; or..."Many have been ruined by buying good pennyworths." x. " It is foolish to lay out money in the purchase of repentance;" and yet this folly is practised...
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Literature of the English Language: Comprising Representative Selections ...

Ephraim Hunt - American literature - 1872 - 640 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 practiced every day at auctions for want of minding...
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The American Journal of Education, Volume 23

Henry Barnard - Education - 1872
...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 auctions, for want of minding...
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Literature of the English Language: Comprising Representative Selections ...

Ephraim Hunt - American literature - 1872 - 640 pages
...says: ButI ,vhat 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...more harm than good. For in another place he says, Muny have been rained by buying good pennyworths. Again : It is foolish to lay out money in a. purchase...
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The American Journal of Education, Volume 23

Henry Barnard - Education - 1872
...ere long thou ehalt sell thy necessaries." And again, ' At a great pennyworth pause a while ; ' ho means, that perhaps the cheapness is apparent only,...bargain, by straitening thee in thy business, may do tliee more harm than good. For in another place he says, ' Many have been ruined by buying good pennyworths.'...
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Enquire Within Upon Everything: To which is Added Enquire Within Upon Fancy ...

Robert Kemp Philp - Handbooks, vade-mecums, etc - 1872 - 412 pages
...thou shalt sell thy necessaries." ix. " At a great pennyworth, pause awhile." He means, perhaps, that the cheapness is apparent only, and not real ; or the bargain, by straitening thce in thy business, may do thee more harm than good ; for in another place he says, "Many have been...
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