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" We have an English proverb that says, " He that would thrive must ask his wife. "
Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern - Page 5959
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The Annual Biography and Obituary, Volume 2

Great Britain - 1818
...sitting down with one (the King of Denmark) to dinner. " We have an English proverb that says, ' He that would thrive Must ask his wife ;' It was lucky...shop, purchasing old linen rags for the paper-makers, &c. We kept no idle servants, our table was plain and simple, our furniture of the cheapest. For instance,...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Benjamin Franklin ...

Benjamin Franklin - Philosophers - 1818
...sitting down with one, (the King of Denmark,) to dinner. We have an English proverb that says, " He that would thrive " Must ask his wife ;" it was lucky...shop, purchasing old linen rags for the paper-makers, &c. We kept no idle servants, our table was plain and simple, our furniture of the cheapest. For instance,...
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The Analectic Magazine ...: Comprising Original Reviews ..., Volume 11

Washington Irving - 1818
...nation, and the companion of kings. ' We have an English proverb that says,' " He that would tbrive, " Must ask his wife;" it was lucky for me that I had...shop, purchasing old linen rags for the paper-makers, ifc . We kept no idle servants, our table was plain and simple, our furniture of the cheapest. For...
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The Annual Biography and Obituary for the Year ..., Volume 2

Great Britain - 1818
...one (the King of Denmark) to dinner. " We have an English proverb that says, ' He that would thrive I Must ask his wife ;' It was lucky for me that I had...shop, purchasing old linen rags for the paper-makers, &c. We kept no idle servants, our table was plain and simple, our furniture of the cheapest. For instance,...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Benjamin Franklin ...

Benjamin Franklin - Statesmen - 1818 - 449 pages
...sitting down with one, (the king of Denmark,) to dinner. We have an English proverb that says, "He that would thrive "Must ask his wife;" it was lucky...much disposed to industry and frugality as myself. Siie assisted me cheerfully in my business, folding and stitching pamphlets, tending shop, purchasing...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Benjamin Franklin ...

Benjamin Franklin - United States - 1818 - 519 pages
...sitting down with one, (the king of Denmark,) to dinner. We have an English proverb that \says, "He that would thrive " Must ask his wife ;" it was lucky for me that 1 had one as much disposed to industry and frugality as myself. She assisted me cheerfully in my business,...
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The Moral Instructor, and Guide to Virtue: Being a Compendium of Moral ...

Jesse Torrey - Ethics - 1824 - 300 pages
...business continued as indefatigable as it was necessary. 8 We have an English proverb that says, " He that would thrive must ask his wife." It was lucky...shop, purchasing old linen rags for the papermakers, &c. We kept no idle servants, our table was plain and simple, our furniture of the cheapest. 9 For...
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The Moral Instructor, and Guide to Virtue: Being a Compendium of Moral ...

Jesse Torrey - Ethics - 1830 - 300 pages
...business continued as indefatigable as it was necessary. 8 We have an English proverb that says, " He that would thrive must ask his wife." It was lucky...shop, purchasing old linen rags for the papermakers, &c. We kept no idle servants, our table was plain and simple, our furniture of the cheapest. 9 For...
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Memoirs of Benjamin Franklin, Volume 1

Benjamin Franklin - Statesmen - 1834
...Denmark,) to dinner. We hare an English proverb that says, •• He that would thrive. Must ask bis wife ;" it was lucky for me that I had one as much...pamphlets, tending shop, purchasing old linen rags for the paper makers, &C. We kept no idle servants, our table was plain and simple, our furniture of the cheapest...
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The National Portrait Gallery of Distinguished Americans, Volume 2

James Herring, James Barton Longacre - United States - 1835
...of sitting down with one (the king of Denmark) to dinner. We have an English proverb that says, ' He that would thrive, Must ask his wife;' It was lucky...shop, purchasing old linen rags for the paper-makers, &c. We kept no idle servants, our table was plain and simple, our furniture of the cheapest. For instance,...
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