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Books Bücher 91 - 100 von 116 in And again, Pride is as loud a beggar as Want, and a great deal more saucy. When you...
" 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 easier to suppress the first desire, than to... "
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von Benjamin Franklin - 1804 - 59 Seiten
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The American Journal of Education, Band 23

Henry Barnard - 1872
...be all of a piece ; but Poor Dick says, ' It is easier to suppress the first desire, than to satisfy all that follow it.' And it is as truly folly for...as for the frog to swell, in order to equal the ox. ' v I--I-1 - large may ventare more, Bat little boate should keep near shore.' It is, however, a folly...
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The Elson Readers..: Book 5-8 ...

William Harris Elson - 1921
...a-sorrowing' ; and, indeed, so does he that lends to such people, 20 when he goes to get it again. "It is as truly folly for the poor to ape the rich...as for the frog to swell in order to equal the ox. After all, this pride of appearance cannot promote health, nor ease pain; it makes no increase of merit...
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Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin: with introduction and notes

Benjamin Franklin - 1921 - 249 Seiten
...Dick says, " 'tis easier to suppress the first desire than to satisfy all that follow it." And 'tis as truly folly for the poor to ape the rich as for the frog to swell in order to equal the ox. " Great estates may venture more, But little boats should keep near shore." 'Tis, however, a folly...
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Essentials of English: Middle Grades

Henry Carr Pearson, Mary Frederika Kirchwey - 1921 - 362 Seiten
...ourselves. 3. A cottage will hold as much happiness as a palace. 4. Rome was not built in a day. 5. Vessels large may venture more, But little boats should keep near shore. 6. Pussy-cat, pussy-cat, where have you been? 7. A thin meadow is soon mowed. 8. A tree is known by...
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The Makers of America

James Albert Woodburn, Thomas Francis Moran - 1922 - 308 Seiten
...pride of dress is sure a very curse; Ere fancy you consult, consult your purse. And again he says: It is as truly folly for the poor to ape the- rich,...as for the frog to swell in order to equal the ox. Franklin was the oldest man in the public life of America at the time of the Revolution. And no other...
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Journeys Through Bookland: A New and Original Plan for Reading ..., Band 6

Charles Herbert Sylvester - 1922
...says, " 'tis easier to suppress the first desire than to satisfy all that follow it." And 'tis as true folly for the poor to ape the rich as for the frog to swell in order to equal the ox. "Great estates may venture more, p 'Tis, however, a folly soon punished; for "pride that dines on vanity...
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Philippine Local Autonomy: Hearings...on H.R. 8856...April 30, May 1-3, 5-6 ...

United States. U.S. Congress. House. Committee on insular affairs - 1924 - 157 Seiten
...repose after the Great War earthquake. Possibly by that time, far less than now, will it be a case of '' vessels large may venture more, but little boats should keep near shore." PHILIPPINES STRENGTH RATHER THAN AVEAKNESS TO THE UNITED STATES Let us now consider the charge that...
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School Life, Bände 14-15

1929
...want, and a great deal more saucy." " When you have bought one fine thing you must buy 10 more." "'Tis as truly folly for the poor to ape the rich as for the frog to swell in order to equal the ox; 'tis, however, a folly soon punished, for pride that dines on vanity sups on contempt." Regarding complaints...
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The Kindergarten-primary Magazine, Band 24

Bertha Johnston, E. Lyell Earle - 1912
...that makes a man so deform'd, so beastly, As doth intemperate anger. — Webster's Duchess of Malp. Vessels large may venture more, But little boats should keep near shore. — Franklin. To read and not to know, Is to plow and not to sow. Cheap and Excellent Books SONG KNAPSACK....
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The Growth of the American Thought

Merle Eugene Curti - 1957 - 939 Seiten
...lent to Man upon Hard Usury. . . . All men are by nature equal, But differ greatly in the sequel 'Tis as truly Folly for the Poor to ape the Rich, as for the Frog to swell, in order to equal the Ox. But the advice to accept one's fate was tempered with the admonition to acquire what one could: Get...
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