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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. "
Cobb's New Juvenile Reader, No. III, Or, Third Reading Book: Containing ... - Page 171
by Lyman Cobb - 1844 - 216 pages
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Poor Richard; or, The way to wealth

Benjamin Franklin - Self-Help - 1820 - 30 pages
...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...sake of accumulating wealth ; Poor man, says I, you indeed pay too much fur your whistle. When I meet a man of pleasure, sacrificing every laudable improvement...
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The Complete Works in Philosophy, Politics, and Morals, of the ..., Volume 3

Benjamin Franklin - American literature - 1806
...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 gave up every kind of comfortable...sake of accumulating wealth, Poor man, says I, you pay too much for yourKhistle. When I meet a man of pleasure, sacrificing every laudable improvement...
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The complete works ... of ... Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - 1806
...his own affairs, and ruining {hem by that neglect, Repays, indeed, says I, too much for his whistle. If I knew a miser, who gave up every kind of comfortable...sake of accumulating wealth, Poor man, says I, you pay too much for your whistle. When I meet a man of pleasure, sacrificing every laudable improvement...
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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...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 weak!-, Poor...
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A manual of essays, selected from various authors

Manual - 1809
...his own aflairs, and ruining them by that neglect ; He pays indeed, said I, 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 tiie esteem of his fellow citizens and the joys of benevolent 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 humorous, moral and literary, of the late Dr. Benjamin Franklin

American essays - 1811 - 182 pages
...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 of comfortable...says I, you do indeed pay too much for your "whistle. When I meet a man of pleasure, sacrificing every laudable improvement of the mind, or of his fortune,...
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The Essays, Humourous, Moral and Literary: Of the Late Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - 1811 - 182 pages
...affairs, and ruining them by that neglect : He pays indeed, says I, too much for his whistle. . --. If I knew a miser, who gave up every kind of comfortable...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 wealth :...
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The literary miscellany: or, Selections and extracts, classical and ...

1812
...them by that neglect: He fays, indeed, say I, too much for his whistle. If I know a miser, who gives up every kind of comfortable living, all the pleasure...others, all the esteem of his fellow-citizens, and the joyi of benevolent friendship, for the sake of accumulating wealth; Poor man! say I, you do indeed...
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