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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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Abécédaire anglais et français...: d'après la 464e édition du Mavor's ...

M.E.T. - 1848 - 248 pages
...credit are to biregardcd. — Thé sound of the hammer at five in the morning, or nine at night, héard by a creditor, makes him easy six months longer ; but if he sees you at a billiard-table, or héars your voice at a tavern, whén you should be at work, he sends for his money...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin; with Selections from His Miscellaneous Works

John Stanley (printer.) - Statesmen - 1849 - 162 pages
...promised it, 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 eends for his money...
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The Friendly Visitor, Volume 1

William Carus Wilson - Theology - 1851
...TRADESMAN. The most trifling actions that affect a man's credit arc to be regarded.—The sound of the hammer at five in the morning, or nine at night, heard by a creditor makes him easy months longer; but if he sees you at a billiard-table, or hears your voice at a tavern, when you should...
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A Laconic Manual and Brief Remarker: Containing Over a Thousand Subjects ...

Charles Simmons - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1852 - 552 pages
...deserving. Beware of him who is reckless of his reputation. Franklin. 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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The Select Works of Benjamin Franklin: Including His Autobiography

Benjamin Franklin - Inventors - 1853 - 488 pages
...promised, lest a disappointment shut up your friend's purse forever. 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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The Universalist Companion, with an Almanac and Register, Containing the ...

Almanacs, American - 1853
...of business, in all avocations, character in the long run is the best capital. Says Poor Kichard, " The sound of your hammer, at five in the morning, or nine in the night, heard by a creditor, makes him easy for six months longer ; but if he sees you at the...
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The select works of Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - 1855
...disappointment shut up your friend's purse forever. The most trifling actions that affect a man's credit arc to be regarded. The sound of your hammer at five in...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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Worth and Wealth

Freeman Hunt - 1856
...you promised, lest disappointment shut up your friend's purse forever. 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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Laconics: Or the Best Words of the Best Authors ...

John Timbs - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1856
...then I am superstitious in not wearing black. — Selden. DCXX. The most trifling actions that altect a man's credit are to be regarded. The sound of your...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...
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The Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review, Volume 36

Commerce - 1857
...business, in all avocations, character, in the long run, is the best capital. Says Poor Richard, " the sound of your hammer at five in the morning, or...nine at night, heard by a creditor, makes him easy for six months longer ; but if he sees you at a gambling-table, or hears your voice at a tavern, when...
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