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" A man who owes so little, can clear it off in a very little time, and if he is a prudent man, will ; whereas a man, who by long negligence owes a great deal, despairs of ever being able to pay ; and therefore never looks into his accounts at all. "
The Letters of the Earl of Chesterfield to His Son - Page 69
by Philip Dormer Stanhope Earl of Chesterfield - 1901
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Letters written by the ... earl of Chesterfield to his son, publ ..., Volume 3

Philip Dormer Stanhope (4th earl of Chesterfield.) - 1800
...and, if he is a prudent man, will ; whereas a man, who by long negligence owes a great deal, defpairs of ever being able to pay ; and therefore never looks into his accounts at all. When you go to Genoa, pray obferve carefully all the environs of it, and view them...
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Letters Written by the Late Right Honourable Philip Dormer ..., Volume 3

Philip Dormer Stanhope Earl of Chesterfield - Conduct of life - 1804
...and, if he is a prudent man, will ; whereas a man, who by long negligence owes a great deal, defpairs of ever being able to pay ; and therefore never looks into his accounts at all. When you go to Genoa, pray obferve carefully all the environs of it, and view them...
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Letters written by the...earl of Chesterfield to his son; with ..., Volume 2

Philip Dormer Stanhope (4th earl of Chesterfield.) - 1813
...off in a very h'ttle time ; and if he is a prudent man, wB: whereas, a man, who by long negligenee owes a great deal, despairs of ever being able to pay, and therefore never tools into his aeeounts at all. When you go to Genoa, pray observe earefully aH the avirons of it,...
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Letters Written by the Earl of Chesterfield to His Son, Volume 2

Philip Dormer Stanhope Earl of Chesterfield - Conduct of life - 1827
...English. German. Enunciation. Italian. Manners. Latin. Greek. Logic. Ethics. History, f Naturae. Jus < Gentium. ^Publicum. This, my dear friend, is a very...being able to pay ; and therefore never looks into his accounts at all. When you go to Genoa, pray observe carefully all the environs of it, and view them...
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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors

Laconics, John Timbs - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1829
...Than any truth that says he loves me not. The Restoration — Suckingfutm. cccLxvn. A man who owes a little, can clear it off in a very little time, and,...being able to pay: and therefore never looks into his accounts at all. — Chesterfield. cccLXvm. What maintains one vice, would bring up two children. You...
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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors

Laconics, John Timbs - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1829
...love, then madam, I dare swear he loves you. 'rhe lkstoraiiun—Buekingluan. CCCLXVH. A man who owes a little, can clear it off in a very little time, and,...long negligence, owes a great deal, despairs of ever bein g able to pay: and therefore never looks into his accounts at all.—Chesterfield. cccLxvni. What...
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The London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science ..., Volume 16

Thomas Curtis - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1829
...dare distort my face for shame. Id. A man who owes a little can clear it off in a very little time ; whereas a man who, by long negligence owes a great deal, despairs of being ever able to discharge the obligation, and therefore never looks into his accounts at all. CbeHrrficld....
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Letters on education, and characters

Philip Dormer Stanhope Earl of Chesterfield - Conduct of life - 1847
...German. Enunciation. Italian. Manners. Latin. Greek. Logic. Ethics. History. f Naturae. Jus-4 Gentium. I Publicum. This, my dear friend, is a very true account,...being able to pay ; and therefore never looks into his accounts at all. When you go to Genoa, pray observe carefully all the environs of it, and view them...
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Works, Including His Letters to His Son, &c: To which is Prefixed an ...

Philip Dormer Stanhope Earl of Chesterfield - 1853 - 647 pages
...Gentium. (_ Publicum. This, my dear friend, is a very true account, and a very encouraging one for yon. A man who owes so little can clear it off in a very...being able to pay; and therefore never looks into his accounts at all. When you go to Genoa, pray observe carefully all the environs of it, and view them...
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Laconics, Or The Best Words of the Best Authors

1856
...welcomer to me, Than any truth that says he loves me not. The Restoration — li CCCLXVIL A man who owes a little, can clear it off" in a very little time, and,...being able to pay : and therefore never looks into his accounts at all. — Chesterfield. CCCLXVI1L What maintains one vice, would bring up two children....
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