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" And again, Pride is as loud a beggar as Want, and a great deal more saucy. When you have bought one fine thing, you must buy ten more, that your appearance may be all of a piece ; but Poor Dick says, It is easier to suppress the first desire, than to... "
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by Benjamin Franklin - 1804 - 59 lehte
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Political, Miscellaneous, and Philosophical Pieces: Arranged Under the ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1779 - 567 lehte
...of a piece ; but ' Poor Dick fays, " It is eafier to fupprefs the firft «' defire, than to fatisfy all that follow it :" And ' it is as truly folly for the poor to ape the rich, as ' for the frog to fwell, in order to equal the ox. " Veflels large may venture more, " But little boats mould keep near...
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The Bee: Or Literary Weekly Intelligencer, 1. köide

James Anderson - 1791
...be all of a piece ; but poor Dick faysj " It is eafier to fupprefs the firft defire, than to fatisfy all that follow it." And it is as truly folly for the poor to ape the rich, aa the frog to fwell, in order to equal the ox. " Veffels large may venture more, But little boats...
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Association Papers..: Part I. Publications printed by special order of the ...

Association for Preserving Liberty and Property against Republicans and Levellers (London, England) - 1793
...all of a piece ; but Poor Dick fays, •' It is eafier to fupprefs the firft defire, than to fatisfy all that follow it :" And it is as truly folly for the poor to ape the rich, as for the frog to fwell in order to equal the ox. •' Veffels large may venture more, " But little boats mould keep...
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Preceptive, Moral, and Sentimental Pieces: On the Duties of the ..., 10. number

1796 - 20 lehte
...that follow it." And it is as truly folly/or the poor to ape the rich, as for the frog to 'sfrclf, in order to equal the ox. " Vessels large may venture more, But little boats should keep near shore." It i», however, a folly soon punished; for, as poor Richard says, " Pride that dines on vanity, sups...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose, 2. köide

Vicesimus Knox - 1797
...be all of a-picce ; but poor Dick fays, " H_ is eafier to fupprefs the firfl delire, than to fatisfy all that follow it." And it is as truly folly for the poor to ape the rich, as for the frog to fwell, in order to equal the ov " Vcficls large may venture more, But little boats fliould keep near...
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The Immortal Mentor, Or, Man's Unerring Guide to a Healthy, Wealthy & Happy ...

Luigi Cornaro - 1802 - 321 lehte
...to fupprefs the firft defire, than to fatisfy all that follow it :" And it is as truly folly for V, for the poor to ape the rich, as for the frog to fwell, in order to equal the ox. " Veffels large may venture more, But little boats Humid keep near...
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Poor Richard; or, The way to wealth

Benjamin Franklin - 1820 - 288 lehte
...Dick says, ' It is easier to suppress the first desire, than to satisfy all that follow it. And that it is as truly folly for the poor to ape the rich, as the frog to swell in order to equal the ox. ' Great estates may venture more, < But little boats should...
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The gleaner; or, Entertainment for the fire-side [compiled by J. Watson].

Gleaner - 1805
...be all of a piece : but poor Dick says, " It is easier to suppress the first desire, than to satisfy all that follow it." And it is as truly folly for...more, " But little boats should keep near shore." tt is, however, a folly soon punished ; for, as poor Richard says, "Pride that dines on vanity, sups...
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The Complete Works in Philosophy, Politics, and Morals, of the ..., 3. köide

Benjamin Franklin - 1806
...be all of a piece; but poor Dick says, " it is easier to suppress the first desire than to satisfy all that follow it :" and it is as truly folly for...venture more, But little boats should keep near shore." It is, however, a folly soon punished; for, as poor Richard says, " pride that dines on vanity, sups...
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The complete works ... of ... Benjamin Franklin, 3. köide

Benjamin Franklin - 1806
...but poor Dick says, " it is easier to suppress the first desire than to satisfy all that follow jt:" and it is as truly folly for the poor to ape the rich,...as for the frog to swell, in order to equal the ox. " Veisels large may venture more, But little boats should keep near shore." It is, however, a folly...
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