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" When you have bought one fine thing, you must buy ten more, that your appearance may be all of a piece ; but Poor Dick says, ' It is easier to suppress the first desire, than to satisfy all that follow it. "
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
...a beggar as Want, *' and a great deal more faucy." When you have ' bought one fine thing, you muft buy ten more, ' that your appearance may be all of a piece ; but ' Poor Dick fays, " It is eafier to fupprefs the firft ' defire, than to fatisfy all that follow it :" And '...
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The Bee,: Or Literary Weekly Intelligencer, Volume 1

James Anderson - 1791
...loud a beggar as Want, and a great deal more faucy." When you have bought one fine thing, you muft buy ten more, that your appearance may be all of a piece ; but poor Dick faysj " It is eafier to fupprefs the firft defire, than to fatisfy all that follow it." And it is as...
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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
...loud a beggar as Want, and a great deal more faucy." When you have bought one fine thing, you muft buy ten more, that your appearance may be all of a piece ; but Poor Dick fays, ' It is eafier to fupprefs the firft defire, than to fatisfy all that follow it :" And it...
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Preceptive, Moral, and Sentimental Pieces: On the Duties of the Young, Issue 10

Chapbooks - 1796 - 20 pages
...again, " Pride is as loud a beggar as Want, and a great deal more saucy." When you have bought one fine thing, you must buy ten more, that your appearance may be all of a-piece ; but Poor Dick says, '* It is is easier to suppress the first desire, than to^tisfy all that...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose

Vicesimus Knox - English prose literature - 1797
...be all of a-picce ; but poor Dick fays, " H_ is eafier to fupprefs the firfl delire, than to fatisfy all that follow it." And it is as truly folly for the poor to ape the rich, as for the frog to fwell, in order to equal the ov " Vcficls large may venture more, But little boats fliould keep near...
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The Immortal Mentor: Or, Man's Unerring Guide to a Healthy, Wealthy, and ...

Mason Locke Weems - History - 2012 - 338 pages
...loud a beggar as Want, and a great deal more faucy." When you have bought one fine thing, you muft buy ten more, that your appearance may be all of a piece ; but Poor Dick fays, " It is eafier to fupprefs the firft defire, than to fatisfy all that follow it :" And it is...
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Poor Richard; or, The way to wealth

Benjamin Franklin - Self-Help - 1820 - 30 pages
...again, ' Pride is as loud a beggar as Want, and a great deal more saucy.' When you have bought one fine thing, you must buy ten more that your appearance...first desire, than to satisfy all that follow it. And that it is as truly folly for the poor to ape the rich, as the frog to swell in order to equal the...
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The complete works ... of ... Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - 1806
...again, " pride is as loud a beggar as want, and a great deal more saucy." When you have bought one fine thing, you must buy ten more, that your appearance...suppress the first desire than to satisfy all that follow jt:" and it is as truly folly for the poor to ape the rich, as for the frog to swell, in order to equal...
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The literary miscellany: or, Selections and extracts, classical and ...

1812
...great deal more saucy." When you have bought one fine thing, you must buy ten more, that yourappearance may be all of a piece; but poor Dick says, *' It is...poor to ape the rich, as for the frog to swell, in srder to equal the ox. " Vessels large may venture more, but little boats should keep near shore."...
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Elegant extracts: a copious selection of passages from the most eminent ...

Elegant extracts - 1812
...again, " Pride is as loud a beggar as Want, and a great deal more saucy." When you have got one fine thing, you must buy ten more, that your appearance may be all of a-piece ; but Poor Dick says, ' It is easier to suppress the first desire, than to satisfy all that...
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