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" I saw one too ambitious of court favor, sacrificing his time in attendance on levees, his repose, his liberty, his virtue, and perhaps his friends, to attain it, I have said to myself, This man gives too much for his whistle. "
Cobb's New Juvenile Reader, No. III, Or, Third Reading Book: Containing ... - Page 171
by Lyman Cobb - 1844 - 216 pages
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Works of the late Doctor Benjamin Franklin: consisting of his life, written ...

Benjamin Franklin - Statesmen - 1793 - 303 pages
...whiftle. When I faw another fond of popularity, conftantly employing himfelf in political buftles, neglecting his own affairs, and ruining them by that neglect : He pays, indeed fays I, too much for his whiftle. If I knew a mifer, who gave up every kind of comfortable living,...
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Works of the Late Doctor Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of His Life Written ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1793 - 316 pages
...another fond of popularity, conftantly employing himfclf in political • litical buftles, neglefting his own affairs, and ruining them by that neglect: He •pays, indeed, fays I, too much for bis wbiftle. If I knew a mifer, who gave up every kind of comfortable living,...
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Poor Richard; or, The way to wealth

Benjamin Franklin - Self-Help - 1820 - 30 pages
...and perhaps his friends, to attain, it, I said to myself, this man gives too much for his whistle. When I saw another fond of popularity, constantly...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,...
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An American Selection of Lessons in Reading and Speaking: Calculated to ...

Noah Webster - Readers - 1804 - 236 pages
...perhaps his friends to attain it, I have said to myself, 'Thin man gives too muchjltr liis whistle. " '7. "When I saw another fond of popularity, constantly...employing, himself in political bustles, neglecting his awn affairs, and ruining them by that neglect, he pays indeed, said I, te« much fcr his -uhistle....
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Beauties of British Prose

English prose literature - 1805 - 360 pages
...perhaps his friends, to attain it, I have said to myself, This man gives too much for his whistle. When I saw another fond of popularity, constantly...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...
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The Complete Works in Philosophy, Politics, and Morals, of the ..., Volume 3

Benjamin Franklin - American literature - 1806
...perhaps his friends, to attain it, I have said to myself, This man gives too much for hip whistle. When I saw another fond of popularity, constantly employing himself in political bustles, neglecting hij own affairs, and ruining them by that neglect, He pays, indeed, says I, too much for his whistle....
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The complete works ... of ... Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - 1806
...perhaps his friends, to attain it, I have said to myself, This man gives too much for his whistle. When I saw another fond of popularity, constantly employing himself in political bustks, neglecting his own affairs, and ruining {hem by that neglect, Repays, indeed, says I, too much...
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A manual of essays, selected from various authors

Manual - 1809
...perhaps his friends, to attain it, I have said to myself, This man gives too much for his whistle. When I saw another fond of popularity, constantly...employing himself in political bustles, neglecting his own aflairs, and ruining them by that neglect ; He pays indeed, said I, too much for his whistle. If I...
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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
...perhaps his friends, to attain it, I have said to myself, this man give* too much for h!n whittle. When I saw another fond of popularity, constantly employing himself in political bustles, neglecting P his own affairs, and ruining them by that neglect: He pays indeed, say* i, loo much for his whistle....
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The Essays, Humourous, Moral and Literary: Of the Late Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - 1811 - 182 pages
...and perhaps his friends to attain it, I have safJ to myself, This man gives to much for hit whistle. When I saw another fond of popularity, constantly...He pays indeed, says I, too much for his whistle. . -£-. If I knew a miser, who gave up every kind of comfortable living, all the pleasure of doing...
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