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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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Tales of the Pemberton family

Amelia Alderson Opie - Children - 1825 - 104 pages
...keep a family for one day from starving ? My dear child, there is an excellent proverb which says, "Take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of themselves." None of us have a right to spend an unnecessary penny ; that is, a penny wantonly, on...
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Illustrations of lying, in all its branches

Amelia Alderson Opie - 1825 - 288 pages
...moralist to escape from the obligation of the principle which I here lay down. The economical rule, " take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of themselves," may, with great benefit, be applied to morals. Few persons, comparatively, are exposed...
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Sermons, on philosophical, evangelical, and practical subjects: Designed for ...

Eli Meeker - Bibliography - 1827 - 400 pages
...insensibly and theii* little excesses, like a moth, consume all they possess. It is a common proverb, Take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of themselves. So the wasting of cents, is the consumption of thousands of dollars. Thus the present prospects...
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Detraction Displayed

Amelia Alderson Opie - Libel and slander - 1828 - 255 pages
...highly gifted individual wisely considered tlie importance of moments. That excellent old proverb, " take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of themselves," meaning that those who do not spend pence wantonly, will always be sure to have pounds,...
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Friendship's Offering: And Winter's Wreath: a Christmas and New Year's Present

Gift books - 1829
...know that thou art welt to do in the world, and can maintain thyself, still, Willie dear, remember to take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of themselves." Willie smiled complacently on this effusion of maternal prudence ; but perhaps he could...
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The Red Barn: A Tale, Founded on Fact

William Maginn - English fiction - 1831 - 716 pages
...everything twice, or three times, as much as anybody else : they utterly disregard the old proverd — "Take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of themselves;" and when they have lavished their all, they find that they have purchased nothing but...
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The Original: A New Miscellany of Humour, Literature, and the Fine Arts

1832
...of the plan mainly depends. Our philosopher is fully borne out by the proverbial prescription, •' Take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of themselves.") We have thus culled from this little treatise twenty good ruleĽ of. life — which,...
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Illustrations of lying, in all its branches

Amelia Alderson Opie - History - 1832 - 283 pages
...moralist to escape from the obligation of the principle which I here ' lay down. The economical rule, " take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of themselves," may, with great benefit, be applied to morals. Few persons, comparatively, are exposed...
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Magazine of Natural History, Volume 6

John Claudius Loudon, Edward Charlesworth, John Denson - Natural history - 1833
...containing some observations on the economy of the Procellaria pelagica, or * Dr. Franklin says, " Take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of themselves;" a truth as applicable to the employment of time as to treasure or talent ; the three ts...
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The American Monthly Magazine, Volume 3

1837
...be carried on to great advantage, whilst the fingers are mechanically employed. " The old adage, ' Take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of themselves,' may be thus parodied, Take care of the minutes, and the days will take care of themselves....
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