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" Take care of the pence and the pounds will take care of themselves is as true of personal habits as of money. "
THE UNITED METHODIST FREE CHURCHES - Page 8
by R. ABERCROMBIE M.A - 1885
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The Projector: A Collection of Essays, in the Manner of the ..., Volume 2

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1817
...than of great ; and I suspect this proceeds from too implicit a reliance on the antient precept, " take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of themselves." Though this may be the case in general, there are so many exceptions to the rule, that...
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The Pocket magazine of classic and polite literature. [Continued as] The ...

1829
...sentences very lond : ' A penny saved, is a penny gained : He that would thrive, must rise by five : Take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of themselves,' as poor Richard says. ' How can Pa be so vulgar,' whispered Fanny to Maria, ' one would...
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The New Monthly Magazine, and Universal Register, Volume 1

1816
...kss a sum than six-and-tbmy 421 pounds, four shillings, and sixpence ! So true is the old adage, " Take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of themselves." Should his life ana his savings be spared another two years, the store he has laid by...
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The Plain Englishman [ed. by C. Knight and E.H. Locker].

Charles Knight - 1820
...eagerly cherishes the prospect of another year. There is an old proverb in economy, which says — 'Take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of themselves.' We should apply this to the value of time. If we pay strict attention to the expenditure...
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The New monthly magazine and universal register. [Continued as ..., Volume 45

...mind is not yet sufficiently expansive to apprehend all the delicacies of a pinch. THAT YOU SHOULD TAKE CARE OF THE PENCE, AND THE POUNDS WILL TAKE CARE OF THEMSELVES.— The proficient in the art of gathering littles together is universally assumed to be...
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The New Monthly Magazine, and Literary Journal ..., Volume 3

1822
...strange bedfellows:'' and it makes our thoughts traitors to ourselves. — It is a maxim with many — " Take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of themselves." Those only put it in practicesuccessfully who think more of the pence than of the pounds....
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The New Monthly Magazine, Volume 3

1822
...strange bedfellows:" and it makes our thoughts traitor* to ourselves. — It is a maxim with many—" Take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of themselves" Those only put it in practice successfully who think more of the pence than of the pounds....
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Table Talk: Or, Original Essays on Men and Manners, Volume 2

William Hazlitt - 1824
...strange bed-fellows :" and it makes our thoughts traitors to ourselves.— It is a maxim with many—" Take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of themselves." Those only put it in practice successfully who think more of the pence than of the pounds....
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Table-talk; or, Original essays, Volume 2

William Hazlitt - 1824
...bed-fellows :" and it makes our thoughts traitors to ourselves. — • It is a maxim with many — " Take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of themselves." Those only put it in practice successfully who think more of the pence than of the pounds....
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The Cottager's monthly visitor

1824
...borrowing, goes a sorrowing. Many a little makes a mickle *. To have leisure, you must earn it by industry. Take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of themselves. Small neglects bring great misfortunes. Waste not, want,not. Industry is an estate, a good...
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