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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... "
The Works of Benjamin Franklin: Containing Several Political and Historical ... - Seite 101
von Benjamin Franklin - 1836
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Sunday readings in prose and verse, selected and ed. by J.E. Carpenter

Joseph Edwards Carpenter - 1866
...which case it appears plainly, that ' A ploughman on his legs is higher than a gentleman on his knee,' as Poor Richard says. Perhaps they have had a small estate left tnem, which they knew not the getting of; they think, ' It is clay, and will never be night ;' that...
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Readings for young men, merchants, and men of business

Readings - 1866 - 166 Seiten
...that hath a trade, hath an estate ; and he that hath a calling, hath a place of profit and honour. A ploughman on his legs, is higher than a gentleman on his knees. ADVANTAGE AND BEAUTY OF TRUTH. TRUTH is always consistent with itself, and needs nothing to help it...
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Advice to youths about entering a commercial career

William H. Ablett - 1867 - 80 Seiten
...through industry and frugality, have maintained their standing ; in which it appears plainly, that ' a ploughman on his legs is higher than a gentleman on...be spent out of so much is not worth minding ; but 'always taking out of the meal-tub, and never putting in, soon comes to the bottom,' as poor Richard...
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Materials for French prose composition, or selections from the best English ...

Ferdinand E A. Gasc - 1869
...maintained their standing;3 in which case, it appears plainly,4 that ' A ploughman on his legs is higher5 than a gentleman ° on his knees,' as poor Richard says. Perhaps they have 7 had a small estate left them, which they knew not the getting of;8 they think, ' It is day,9 and...
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Latin proverbs and quotations: With translations and parallel passages and a ...

1869 - 505 Seiten
...— Dead men do not bite. Mortuo leoni et Kpores insultant. — Even hares insult a dead lion. " A ploughman on his legs is higher than a gentleman on his knees." See " Captivum impune." Mortuo vcrbafacit. — He talks to a dead man. " He talks to the wind." Mortuum...
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The Christian world magazine (and family visitor)., Band 6

1870
...Richard, it is that "Silks and satins, scarlet and velvet, put out the kitchen fire." And again, " A ploughman on his legs is higher than a gentleman on his knees." " Pride is as loud a beggar as Want, and a great deal more saucy." But "Pride that dines on vanity...
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The American Journal of Education, Band 23

Henry Barnard - 1872
...industry and frugality ¡ have maintained their standing ; in which case it appears plainly, that ' A ploughman on his legs is higher than a gentleman on...which they knew not the getting of ; they think ' It ie day, and will never be night ; ' that a littlo to be spent out of so much is not worth minding ;...
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The American Journal of Education, Band 23

Henry Barnard - 1872
...industry and frugality, have maintained their standing ; in which case it appears plainly, that ' A ploughman on his legs is higher than a gentleman on his knees,' as Poor Richard Bays. Perhaps they have had a small estate left them, which they knew not the getting of; they think...
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Lives of the Governors of Pennsylvania: With the Incidental History of the ...

William Crawford Armor - 1872 - 512 Seiten
...a great pennyworth, pause awhile. Silk and satins, scarlet and velvets put out the kitchen fire. A ploughman on his legs is higher than a gentleman on his knees. Pride is as loud a beggar as want, and a great deal more saucy. It is hard for an empty sack to stand...
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The book of good devices, ed. by G. Golding

Godfrey Golding - 1873
...corn to sell and keep. Never leave that till to-morrow ing; in which case it appears plainly that, A ploughman on his legs is higher than a gentleman on...which they knew not the getting of ; they think it is •0 day, and will never be night ; that a little to be spent out of so much is not worth minding ;...
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