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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. "
The Life of Benjamin Franklin: Written by Himself ; to which is Added His ... - Page 333
by Benjamin Franklin - 1855 - 375 pages
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Political, Miscellaneous, and Philosophical Pieces: Arranged Under the ...

Benjamin Franklin - American prose literature - 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 - Scotland - 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) - France - 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
...consult your purse." And 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, Volume 2

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...
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The Immortal Mentor, Or, Man's Unerring Guide to a Healthy, Wealthy & Happy ...

Luigi Cornaro - Conduct of life - 1802 - 321 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 - 1820 - 288 pages
...consult your purse.' " And 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...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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Benjamin Franklin - American literature - 1804 - 59 pages
...again, "Pride is as loud a beggar as Want, and a great deal more saucy." When you have bought one fjne thing, you must buy ten more, that your appearance may be all of a piece; but poor Dick says> TO rooR RICHARD'S ALMANACK. "It is easier to suppress the first desire, than to sat- . isfy all that...
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The gleaner; or, Entertainment for the fire-side [compiled by J. Watson].

Gleaner - 1805
...consult your purse." And 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...is as truly folly for the poor to ape; the rich, as for the frog to swell, in order to equal the ox. " Vessels large may venture more, " But little boats...
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The Complete Works in Philosophy, Politics, and Morals, of the ..., Volume 3

Benjamin Franklin - American literature - 1806
...consult, consult your pnrM." And 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...is as truly folly for the poor to ape the rich, as for the frog to swell, in order to equal the ox. " Vessels large may venture more, But little boats...
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