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" Things, for they may all be blasted without the Blessing of Heaven; and therefore ask that Blessing humbly, and be not uncharitable to those that at present seem to want it, but comfort and help them. Remember Job suffered, and was afterwards prosperous.... "
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by Benjamin Franklin - 1804 - 59 pages
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Preceptive, Moral, and Sentimental Pieces: On the Duties of the Young, Issue 10

Chapbooks - 1796 - 20 pages
...much upon your own industry, and frugality, and prudence, though excellent things; for they may be all blasted without the blessing of Heaven; and therefore...a dear school, but fools will learn in no other," as Poor Richard says, and scarce in that; for it is true, " We may give advice, but we cannot give...
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The gleaner; or, Entertainment for the fire-side [compiled by J. Watson].

Gleaner - 1805
...things; for they may be all blasted without the blesMng of Hêavrn ; and therefore ask that blessihg humbly, and be not uncharitable to those who at present...comfort and help them. Remember, Job suffered, and \va» afterwaid» prosperous. 'And now, to conclude, "Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will.learn...
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The Complete Works in Philosophy, Politics, and Morals, of the ..., Volume 3

Benjamin Franklin - American literature - 1806
...blessing of heaven ; and therefore ask that blessing humbly, and be not uncharitable to those that at present seem to want it, but comfort and help them....a dear school, but fools will learn in no other," as poor Richard says, and scarce in that; for, it is true, " we may give advice, but we cannot give...
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The complete works ... of ... Benjamin Franklin, Volume 3

Benjamin Franklin - 1806
...the blessing of heaven; and therefore ask that blessing humbly, and be not uncharitable to those that at present seem to want it, but comfort and help them....a dear school, but fools will learn in no other," as poor Richard says, and scarce in that; for, it is true, " we may give advice, but we cannot give...
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Elegant extracts: a copious selection of passages from the most ..., Volume 6

Elegant extracts - 1812
...blessing of Heaven : and, therefore, ask that blessing humbly, and be not uncharitable to those that at present seem to want it, but comfort and help them....a dear school, but fools will learn in no other," as Poor Richard says, and scarce in that : for it if true, " We may give advice, but we cannot give...
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Lionel and Clarissa, by I. Bickerstaff. The toy shop; the king and the ...

James Plumptre - English drama - 1812
...BLESSING OF HEAVEN ; and therefore, ask that blessing humbly, and be not uncharitable to those that at present seem to want it, but comfort and help them....keeps a dear " school, but fools will learn in no oiher," (as Poor Richard says) and scarce in that ; for, it is true, " We may give advice, but we cannot...
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The Cheap magazine [ed. by G. Miller.] Vol, Volume 1

George Miller - 1813
...blessing of heaven ; and therefore ask that blessing humbly, and be not unchatitable to those that at present seem to want it, but comfort and help them....dear school ; but fools will learn in no other, and scarce in that ; for, it is true, " we may give advice, but we cannot give conduct," as poor Richard...
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The Child's Instructor: Consisting of Easy Lessons for Children ...

John Ely - Readers - 1817 - 103 pages
...Rather than run in debt, wear your old coat. A patch on a man's back is not so disgraceful as a writ. Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other. We can give adviee, but we cannot give conduct. If you will not hear reason, she will surely rap your...
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Essays and Letters, Volumes 1-2

Benjamin Franklin - American essays - 1820 - 340 pages
...blessing of Heaven : and therefore ask that blessing humbly; and be not uncharitable to those that at present seem to want it, but comfort and help them....suffered, and was afterwards prosperous. " And now, to conclnde, ' Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other,' as poor Richard says,...
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Essays and Letters, Volumes 1-2

Benjamin Franklin - 1821
...blessing of Heaven : and therefore ask that blessing humbly ; and be nnt uncharitable to those that at present seem to want it, but comfort and help them....a dear school, but fools will learn in no other,' as poor Richard says, and scarce in that ; for it is true ' we may give advice, but we cannot give...
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