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" Our time is like our money. When we change a guinea, the shillings escape as things of small account ; when we break a day by idleness in the morning, the rest of the hours lose their importance in our eye. "
Letters to Mothers - Page 61
by Lydia Howard Sigourney - 1845 - 297 pages
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The Idler, and Breakfast-table Companion, Volume 1

1837
...Our time is Hkeour money. When we change aguinea, the shillings escape as things of small account ; when we break a day by idleness in the morning, the...rest of the hours lose their importance in our eyes. — Lockhart' t Life ofßcott. NOTICES. YORKSHIRE." Thanh. The " fable" it an apposite one, and suited...
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Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott, Bart, Volume 8

John Gibson Lockhart - Authors, Scottish - 1839
...time is like our money. When we change a guinea, the shillings escape as things of small account ; when we break a day by idleness in the morning, the rest of the hours lose their importance in our eye. I set stoutly about seven this morning to Boney — And long ere dinner time, I have Full eight...
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Memoirs of the life of sir Walter Scott [by J.G. Lockhart].

John Gibson Lockhart - 1839
...time is like our money. When we change a guinea, the shillings escape as things of small account ; when we break a day by idleness in the morning, the rest of the hours lose their importance in our eye. I set stoutly about seven this morning to Boney — And long ere dinner time, I have Full eight...
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The Patriarch; Or Family Library Magazine, Volumes 1-2

Electronic books - 1841
...eyes, and gave thanks in a broken voice for himself, and for his dear, dead mother. DISCRIMINATION. 0 In developing the character of our children, let us...that for our days, hours, and moments, we must give an account to God, should we warn our children to improve their time, and dread to waste it. EXAMPLE....
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Readings for the Young from the Works of Sir Walter Scott

Sir Walter Scott - History - 1848
...time is like our money. When we change a guinea, the shillings escape as things of small account ; when we break a day by idleness in the morning, the rest of the hours lose their importance in our eye. THE VOYAGE OF LIFE. When we set out on the jolly voyage of life, what a brave fleet there is around...
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The Massachusetts Teacher, Volumes 3-4

Education - 1850
...should be taught them, even of its smallest particles. As Dr. Franklin said, " time is money," and " when we change a guinea, the shillings escape as things...that for our days, hours and moments, we must give an account to God, — should we warn our children to improve their time and dread to waste it. BDJ...
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The Juvenile instructor and companion

Young people - 1852
...time is like our money. When we change a guinea, the shillings escape as things of small account, — when we break a day by idleness in the morning the rest of the hours lose their importance in our eye." Tire OLD YEAH. — In a very short time the old year wil expire, but let every one ask himself...
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The Massachusetts Teacher: A Journal of School and Home Education, Volume 4

1851
...should be taught them, even of its smallest particles. As Dr. Franklin said, " time is money," and " when we change a guinea, the shillings escape as things...importance in our eyes." But from the highest of all motives,—that for our days, hours and moments, we must give an account to God,—should we warn our...
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Select Miscellanies: Chiefly Illustrative of the History, Christian ...

Wilson Armistead - Society of Friends - 1851
...TIME is like our money. When we change a guinea, the shillings escape as things of small account ; when we break a day by idleness in the morning, the...rest of the hours lose their importance in our eyes. As time recedes, eternity advances. How solemn the thought, how prudent the advice : Improve time,...
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Polonius: A Collection of Wise Saws and Modern Instances

Edward FitzGerald - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1852 - 1 pages
...TIME Is like our money : when we change a guinea, the shillings escape as things of small account : when we break a day by idleness in the morning, the...rest of the hours lose their importance in our eyes. Sir W. Scott. EXPENSE. COMMONLY it is less dishonourable to abridge petty charges than to stoop to...
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