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" The most trifling actions that affect a man's credit are to be regarded. The sound of your hammer at five in the morning, or nine at night, heard by a creditor, makes him easy six months longer; but, if he sees you at a billiard-table, or hears your voice... "
The Works of the Late Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of His Life Written ... - Page 165
by Benjamin Franklin - 1807 - 295 pages
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The Essays, Humourous, Moral and Literary: Of the Late Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - American essays - 1811 - 182 pages
...turned by an industrious man, produces great advantage. Remember this sajing, " The good paymaster is lord of another man's purse." He that is known to...him easy six months longer ; but if he sees you at a billiardtable, or hears your voice at a tavern when you should be at work, he sends for his money the...
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The Essays, Humourous, Moral and Literary: Of the Late Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - American essays - 1811 - 182 pages
...the time you promised, lest a disappointment shut up your friend's purse for ever. The most ending actions that can affect a man's credit are to be regarded....him easy six months longer ; but if he sees you at a billiardtable, or hears your voice at a tavern when you should be at work, he sends for his money the...
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The literary miscellany: or, Selections and extracts, classical ..., Volume 9

1812
...promised, lest-a disappointment shut up your friend's purse for ever. The most trifling actions that affect a man's credit are to be regarded. The sound...him easy six months longer : but if he sees you at the billiard table, or hears your voice at a tavern, when you should be at work, he sends for his money...
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The New Universal Letter Writer, Or, Complete Art of Polite Correspondence ...

Letter writing - 1818 - 251 pages
...advantages. The most trifling actions, that affect a man's credit, are to be regarded. The sound of a hammer at five in the morning, or nine at night, heard...creditor, makes him. easy six months longer ; but if he see you at the billiard table, or hear your voice at a tavern, when you should be at •work, he sends...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Benjamin Franklin ..

Benjamin Franklin - 1818
...hour beyond the time you promised, lest a disappointment shut up your friend's purse for ever. ditor, makes him easy six months longer : but if he sees you at a billiard-table, or hears your voice at a tavern, when you should be at work, he sends for his money...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Benjamin Franklin...: Posthumous and ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1819
...promised, lest a disappointment shut up your friend's purse for ever. t The most trifling actions that affect a man's credit are to be regarded. The sound of your harojner at five in the morning, or nine at night, heard by a creditor, makes him easy six months longer:...
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The American Preceptor Improved:: Being a New Selection of Lessons for ...

Caleb Bingham - Readers - 1820 - 228 pages
...the money his friends can spare. This is sometimes of great use. 7. The most trifling actions which affect a man's credit are to be regarded. The sound...heard by a creditor, makes him easy six months longer. THE AMERICAN PRECEPTOR 73 8. But if he sees you at a billiard table, or hears your •voice at a tavern,...
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Essays and Letters, Volumes 1-2

Benjamin Franklin - American essays - 1820 - 340 pages
...promised, lest a disappointment shut up your friend's purse for ever. The most trifling actions that affect a man's credit are to be regarded. The sound of your hammer at fire in the morning, or nine at night, heard by a creditor, makes him easy six months longer : but...
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Essays and Letters, Volumes 1-2

Benjamin Franklin - 1821
...promised, lest a disappointment shut up your friend's purse for ever. The most trifling actions that affect a man's credit are to be regarded. The sound...him easy six months longer : but if he sees you at a hilliard table, or hears your voice at a tavern, when you should be at work, he sends for his money...
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Annual Register, Volume 35

Edmund Burke - History - 1821
...promised, lest a disappointment shut up your friend's purse for ever. The most trifling actions that affect a man's credit are to be regarded. The sound...him easy six months longer. But if he sees you at a billiard-table, or hears your voice at a tavern, when you should be at work, he sends for his money...
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