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" ... reduced to poverty, and forced to borrow of those whom they formerly despised, but who, through industry and frugality, have maintained their standing ; in which case it appears plainly, that ' A ploughman on his legs is higher than a gentleman on... "
Enquire within upon everything [by R.K. Philp. Wanting sheet L]. - Page 128
by Robert Kemp Philp - 1856
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Political, Miscellaneous, and Philosophical Pieces: Arranged Under the ...

Benjamin Franklin - United States - 1779 - 567 pages
...is higher than a gentleman on his knees," as Poor Richard fays. Perhaps they have had a fmall eftatc left them, which they knew not the getting of; they...day, and will never be night;" that a little to be fpent out of fo much is not worth minding ; but " Always taking out of the meal-tub, and never putting...
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The Bee,: Or Literary Weekly Intelligencer, Volume 1

James Anderson - 1791
...higher than a gentleman on his knees," a? poor Richai"d;fays. Perhaps they have had a fmall eftate left them, which they knew not the getting of; they...day, and will never be night ;" that a little to be fpent out of fo much, is not h minding ; " A child and a fool (as poor Richard fays) imagine twenty...
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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) - History - 1793
...i» higher than a gentleman on his knees," as Poor Richard fays. Perhaps they have had a fmall eftate left them, which they knew not the getting of; they...day and will never be night ;"' that a little to be fpentout of fo much is not worth minding ; but "Always taking out of the meal-tub, and never putting...
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Preceptive, Moral, and Sentimental Pieces: On the Duties of the Young, Issue 10

Chapbooks - 1796 - 20 pages
...ploughman on his legs is higher than a gentleman on his knees," as Poor Richard says. Perhaps they have had a small estate left them, which they knew not...getting of; they think " It is day, and •will never benight:" that a little to be spent out of so much, is not worth minding; but " Always taking out of...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose

Vicesimus Knox - English prose literature - 1797
...higher than a gentleman on his knees," as Poor Richard fays. Perhaps they have had я final! ellate loft them, which they knew not the getting of; they think...day, and will never be night:" that a little to be fpent out of fo much is not worth minding; but " Always taking out of the meal-tub, and never putting...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose ..., Volume 2

1797 - 1120 pages
...the getting of; they think " it is day.arul will never be night :" that a little to be fpentoutof fo much is not worth minding; but " Always taking out of the meal-tub, and never putting in, foon comes to the bottom," as Poor Richard fays; and then, " When the well is dry, they know tht worth...
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The Immortal Mentor: Or, Man's Unerring Guide to a Healthy, Wealthy, and ...

Mason Locke Weems - History - 2012 - 338 pages
...is higher than a gentlemaa on his knees," as Poor Richard fays. Perhaps they have had a fmall eftate left them, which they knew not the getting of: they...day, and will never be night :" that a little to be fpent out of fo much is not worth minding ; bat always taking out of the meal-tub, and never putting...
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Poor Richard; or, The way to wealth

Benjamin Franklin - Self-Help - 1820 - 30 pages
...ploughman on his legs is higher than a gentleman on his knees,' as poor Richard savs. Perhaps they have had a small estate left them, which they knew not...little to be spent out of so much is not worth minding. ' A child and a fool,' as poor Richard says, 'imagine twenty shillings and twenty years can never be...
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The complete works ... of ... Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - 1806
...ploughman on. his legs is higher than a gentleman on his knees," as poor Richard says. Perhaps they have had a small estate left them, which they knew not the getting of; they think " it js day, and will never be night;" that 9 little to be spent out of so much is not worth minding; but...
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Lionel and Clarissa, by I. Bickerstaff. The toy shop; the king and the ...

James Plumptre - English drama - 1812
...ploughman on h'rs logs is " higher than a gentleman on his knees," as Poor Richard says. Perhaps they have had a small estate left them, which they knew not...be spent out of so much is not worth minding; but " Al" ways taking out of the meal-tub, and never putting " in, soon comes to the bottom," as Poor Richard...
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