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" When I saw another fond of popularity, constantly employing himself in political bustles, neglecting his own affairs, and ruining them by that neglect, He pays, indeed, said I, too much for his whistle. "
A manual of essays, selected from various authors - Page 192
by Manual - 1809
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Poor Richard; or, The way to wealth

Benjamin Franklin - Self-Help - 1820 - 30 pages
...political bustles, neglecting his own affairs, and ruining them by that neglect ; he pays indeed, said 1, too much for his whistle. If I knew a miser, who gave up every kind of comfortable living, all the pleasures of doing good to others, all the esteem of his fellowcitizens, and the joys of benevolent...
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Beauties of British Prose

English prose literature - 1805 - 360 pages
...ruining them by that neglect ; He pays, indeed, says \, too much for his whistle. If I knew a,miser, who gave up every kind of comfortable living, all the pleasure of doing good to others, all the esteem of his fellow-citizens, and the joys of benevolent friendship, for the sake of accumulating...
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The complete works ... of ... Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - 1806
...political bustks, neglecting his own affairs, and ruining {hem by that neglect, Repays, indeed, says I, too much for his whistle. If I knew a miser, who...living, all the pleasure of doing good to others, all the esteem of his fellow-citizens, and the joys of benevolent friendship, for the sake of accumulating...
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The Complete Works in Philosophy, Politics, and Morals, of the ..., Volume 3

Benjamin Franklin - American literature - 1806
...political bustles, neglecting hij own affairs, and ruining them by that neglect, He pays, indeed, says I, too much for his whistle. If I knew a miser, who...living, all the pleasure of doing good to others, all the esteem of his fellow-citizens, and the joys of benevolent friendship, for the sake of accumulating...
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An American Selection of Lessons in Reading and Speaking: Calculated to ...

Noah Webster - Popular culture - 1809 - 226 pages
...neglecting his own aflsirs, and ruining them by that neglect, He /ays, sai4 Ij fbo much for his U'liinik. 8. If I knew a miser, who gave up every kind of comfortable...living, all the pleasure of doing good to others, all the esteem of his fellow citizens, and the joys of benevo lent friendship, for the sake of accumulating...
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Works of the late Dr. Benjamin Franklin: consisting of memoirs of his early Life

Benjamin Franklin, Henry Stueber - American literature - 1810 - 274 pages
...own affairs, and ruining them by that neglect: He pays indeed, say* i, loo much for his whistle. II i knew a miser, who gave up every kind of comfortable living, all the pleasure of doing good to o-hers, all the esteem of his fellow-citizens, anil the joys of benevolent friendship, for the sake...
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The Essays, Humourous, Moral and Literary: Of the Late Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - American essays - 1811 - 182 pages
...political bustles, neglecting his own affairs, and ruining them by that neglect : He pays indeed, says I, too much for his whistle. . --. If I knew a miser,...living, all the pleasure of doing good to others, all the esteem of his fellow- citizen a, and the joys of benevolent friendship, for the '" sake of accumulating...
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The essays humorous, moral and literary, of the late Dr. Benjamin Franklin

American essays - 1811 - 182 pages
...neglecting his own affairs, and ruining them by that neglect : He pays indeed, says I, too much for bis whistle. If I knew a miser, who gave up every kind...living, all the pleasure of doing good to others, all the esteem of his fellow-citizens, and the joys of benevolent friendship, for the sake of accumulating...
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The Cheap magazine [ed. by G. Miller.] Vol

George Miller - 1813
...affairs, and ruining them by that neglect : lie pays, indeed, says I, too much for hujchislle. If 1 knew a miser, who gave up every kind of comfortable...living, all the pleasure of doing good to others, all the esteem of his fellow-citizens, and the joys of benevolent friendship, for the sake of accumulating...
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