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" three removes are as bad as a fire ;' and again, 'keep thy shop, and thy shop will keep thee ;* and again, ' if you would have your business done, go ; if not, send.' And again, ' He that by the plough would thrive, Himself must either hold or drive... "
The Life of Benjamin Franklin: Including a Sketch of the Rise and Progress ... - Page 338
1826 - 407 pages
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Addresses and Speeches on Various Occasions: 1835-1851

Robert Charles Winthrop - United States - 1852
...morning, or plods his wearier way homeward at night, than those well-remembered words of Poor Richard : " He that by the plough would thrive, Himself must either hold or drive." He may rejoice — we may all rejoice, that so little temptation is held out to accumulated capital...
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Addresses and Speeches on Various Occasions: 1835-1851

Robert Charles Winthrop - United States - 1852
...morning, or plods his wearier way homeward at night, than those well-remembered words of Poor Richard : " He that by the plough would thrive, Himself must either hold or drive." He may rejoice — we may all rejoice, that so little temptationis held out to accumulated capital...
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Dream Life: A Fable of the Seasons

Donald Grant Mitchell - American fiction - 1852 - 286 pages
...connection,—(,he only quotation by the by, that the old gentleman ever makes—that couplet of Poor Richard :— He that by the plough would thrive, Himself must either hold or drive. The Squire has been in his day, connected more or less intimately with Turn-pike enterprise, which...
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Addresses and Speeches on Various Occasions: 1835-1851

Robert Charles Winthrop - United States - 1852
...morning, or plods his wearier way homeward at night, than those well-remembered words of Poor Richard : " He that by the plough would thrive, Himself must either hold or drive." He may rejoice — we may all rejoice, that so little temptation is held out to accumulated capital...
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The Poetry Corner

Arnold B. Cheyney - Education - 1982 - 115 pages
...garden overflow. It He that would thrive Must rise at five; He that hath thriven May lie till seven; And he that by the plough would thrive, Himself must either hold or drive. For want of a nail, the shoe was lost; For want of the shoe, the horse was lost; For want of the horse,...
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Poor Richard's Almanack: Being the Choicest Morsels of Wisdom, Written ...

Benjamin Franklin - Reference - 1986 - 77 pages
...you shall have Corn to sell and to keep. Laziness travels so slowly that Poverty soon overtakes him. He that by the Plough would thrive, himself must either hold or drive. Knaves & Nettles are akin ; stroak 'em kindly, yet they'll sting. Life with Fools consists in Drinking...
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William Cobbett and Rural Popular Culture

Ian Dyck - History - 1992 - 312 pages
...solidarity among workers were now commonplace. The new moral and economic resolve of the labourers was that He that by the plough would thrive, . . . himself must either hold or drive.43 Along with the labourers Cobbett was edging from a vertical to a horizontal perspective of...
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தமிழ் பழமொழிகள்: பொருள் வகையாக பகுக்கப்பட்டது

Herman Jensen - Proverbs, Tamil - 1993 - 499 pages
...business that his master won't go for, there will be defects (in the way it is done). 2644, 2649. " And he that by the plough would thrive, himself must either hold or drive." " If you wish a thing done, go ; if not, send." 2644. "Let him that is itchy scratch himself." 2643....
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Early American Writing

Various - History - 1994 - 672 pages
...yet an oft-removed Family, That throve so well as those that settled be. And again, Three Removes is as bad as a Fire; and again, Keep thy Shop, and thy...Himself must either hold or drive. And again, The Eye of a Master will do more Work than both his Hands; and again, Want of Care does us more Damage than Want...
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The Years of the Life of Samuel Lane, 1718-1806: A New Hampshire Man and His ...

Jerald E. Brown - Biography & Autobiography - 2000 - 284 pages
...when requested to do so by a committee established to arbitrate the matter. Farm scene, Anonymous, He that by the plough would thrive— Himself must either hold or drive, 1800, oil on canvas, 35 x 84 in., 1952.1, purchased as the gift of Mrs. Evelyn Roberts. Addison...
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