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" A 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 is day, and will never be night ; that a little to be spent out... "
Preceptive, Moral, and Sentimental Pieces: On the Duties of the Young - Seite 4
1796 - 20 Seiten
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Political, Miscellaneous, and Philosophical Pieces: Arranged Under the ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1779 - 567 Seiten
...formerly defpifed, but who, through induftry and frugality, have maintained their (landing ; in which cafe it appears plainly, that " A ploughman on his legs...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 think...
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The Bee,: Or Literary Weekly Intelligencer, Band 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 think " it is 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...
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The Prose Epitome: Or, Extracts, Elegant, Instructive, and Entertaining ...

1792 - 456 Seiten
...formerly defpilVd, but who, through inihiltrv and frugality, have maintained their finding: in which cafe it appears plainly, that " A ploughman on his legs...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 gctrity uf; they rlihik...
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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) - 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 think " It is day and will never be night ;"' that a little to be fpentout of fo much is not worth minding ; but "Always taking out...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose

Vicesimus Knox - 1797
...formerly defpifed, but who, through induftry and frugality, have maintained their Handing ; in which cafe it appears plainly, that, "A ploughman on his legs...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...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose ..., Band 2

1797 - 1120 Seiten
...through icduftry and frugality, have maintained their {landing ; in which cafe it appears plainK-, that, "A ploughman on his legs is higher than a gentleman on his knees," as Poor Richard fays. Perhaps they have had a fmall eAate left them, which they knew net the getting of; they think...
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The Immortal Mentor, Or, Man's Unerring Guide to a Healthy, Wealthy, and ...

Luigi Cornaro - 1802 - 321 Seiten
...formerly defpifed, but who, thro' induftry and frugality, have maintained their ftanding ; in which cafe it appears plainly, that a ploughman on his legs is higher than a gentlemaa on his knees," as Poor Richard fays. Perhaps they have had a fmall eftate left them, which...
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Poor Richard; or, The way to wealth

Benjamin Franklin - 1820
...indigent." By these, and other extravagancies, the genteel are reduced to poverty, and forced to borrow of those whom they formerly despised, but who, through...higher than a gentleman on his knees,' as poor Richard savs. Perhaps they have had a small estate left them, which they knew not the getting of; 'They think...
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Benjamin Franklin - 1804 - 59 Seiten
...indigent." By these, and other extravagancies, the genteel are reduced to poverty, and forced to borrow of those whom they formerly despised, but who, through...have maintained their standing; in which case, it appeal's plainly, "A ploughman on his legs is higher than a gentleman on his knees," as poor Kichard...
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The gleaner; or, Entertainment for the fire-side [compiled by J. Watson].

Gleaner - 1805
...! — By these and other extravagances the genteel are reduced to poverty, and' forced to borrow of those whom they formerly despised, but who, through...getting of; they think "It is day, and will never be night," that a little to be spent out of so much, is not worth minding: but, "Always taking out...
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