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" I saved my money. As I grew up, came into the world, and observed the actions of men, I thought I met with many, very many, who gave too much for the whistle. "
Works of the Late Doctor Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of His Life Written ... - Page 15
by Benjamin Franklin - 1793
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The Massachusetts magazine, or, Monthly museum

...for the Whijlle. When I faw one too ambitious of court favours, iacrificing his time in attendance at levees, his repofe, his liberty, his virtue, and perhaps his friends, to attain it, I have faid to myfclf, this man gives too much for his whijllt. ruining them by that neglect, he pays, indeed, fays...
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Works of the Late Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of His Life ..., Volumes 1-2

Benjamin Franklin - 1794
...too much for the whiftle. When I fatv any one too ambitious of court favours, facrificinp; his time in attendance on levees, his repofe, his liberty,...perhaps his friends, to attain it, I have faid to myfeif, This man gives too much fnr his uibijlle. When I law another fond of popularity, conftamly...
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The New, general and complete weekly magazine; or, entertaining Mercury

...for \hewnifllt. When I fawone too ambitious of court favour, facrificing his time in attendance at levees, his repofe, his liberty, his virtue, and perhaps...myfelf, this man gives too much for his whiftle. When lS'4 Kl'LtS FOR PUBLIC SPEAKERS. Whep, J faw another fond of popularity, constantly employing himfelf...
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The Spirit of the Public Journals: Being an Impartial Selection of ..., Volume 1

Stephen Jones, Charles Molloy Westmacott - English literature - 1799
...(aw any one too ambitious of court favours, facrificing his time in attendance on levees, his rrpofe, his liberty, his virtue, and perhaps his friends, to attain it, I have faid to ir;yfelf, this man gives too much for bis whiflle. When I faw another fond of popularity, conflantly...
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The Universalist's Miscellany, Or, Philanthropist's Museum, Volume 3

Universalism - 1799
...\vhogave too much far the whiftle ! When I Taw any one too ambitious of court favours, facrificinghis time in attendance on levees, his repofe, his liberty, his virtue, and, perhaps «his friend, to attain it, I have faid to myfelf, This man pays too much for his whiftle! When I faw another...
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The American Preceptor: Being a New Selection of Lessons for Reading and ...

Caleb Bingham - Literature - 1801 - 228 pages
...•uibi/ik. 6. When 1 faw one too an»ious of court favors, faciificing hi» time in.auendance at le?ees, his repofe, his liberty, his virtue, and perhaps his friends, to attain it, I have skid to myfelf, This m-tn gives tut m-ichfir bis IVhiJtte. 7. When I f.iw Another fond of popularity,...
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The Spirit of the Public Journals: Being an Impartial Selection of ..., Volume 1

Stephen Jones, Charles Molloy Westmacott - English literature - 1802
...too much for the ivhiftle. When I faw any one too ambitious of court favours, facrificing his time in attendance on levees, his repofe, his liberty,...attain it, I have faid to myfelf, This man gives too muih for his whiftle. When I fa\v another fond of popularity, conftantly, employing himfclf in political...
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Poor Richard; or, The way to wealth

Benjamin Franklin - 1820 - 288 pages
...saw any one too ambitious of courtfavour, sacrificing his time in attendance on levees, his repose, his liberty, his virtue, and perhaps his friends, to attain, it, I said to myself, this man gives too much for his whistle. When I saw another fond of popularity, constantly...
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Select Pieces

Benjamin Franklin - American literature - 1804 - 59 pages
...see any one too ambitious of court favours, sacrificing his time in attendance on levees, his repose, his liberty, his virtue, and perhaps his friends, to attain it, I say to myself, This man gives too much for his whistle. When I see another fond of popularity, constantly...
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Beauties of British Prose. Selected by S. Melmoth

Sydney Melmoth - English prose literature - 1805 - 360 pages
...saw any one too ambitious of court-favour, sacrificing his time in attendance on levees, his repose, his liberty, his virtue, and perhaps his friends, to attain it, I have said to myself, This man gives too much for his whistle. When I saw another fond of popularity, constantly...
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