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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 Partisan: A Tale of the Revolution, Volume 2

William Gilmore Simms - Historical fiction - 1835
...pleasure, as with money-making, according to the rule laid down by that old Pennsylvania printer, ' Take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of themselves.' Take care of the moments, and you need never look after the hours. That's my doctrine for happiness — that is the...
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the farmer's register, a monthly publication devoted to the improvement of ...

edmund ruffin - 1835
...on, somewhat oftener than they do. The first is, "a penny saved is a penny gained," and the other is "take care of the pence and the pounds will take care of themselves." The first item which we would recommend to the consideration of our planters is, that...
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Pencil Sketches; Or Outlines of Character and Manners

Eliza Leslie - American fiction - 1835
...in rough turpentine, he introduced the well-known adages of " a penny saved is a penny got," and " take care of the pence and the pounds will take care of themselves." " Pence and cents are nearly the same," thought the conscious Selina. She had on her .plate...
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Light from the West; or, The Cornish parochial visitor, ed. by H.A ..., Volume 5

Henry Addington Simcoe - 1836
...should conduct himself in the regulation of his affairs, and expenditure of his property, he said, ' Take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of themselves.' We might say with more propriety to the Christian, take care of little sins, and the great...
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The Comic Annual

Thomas Hood - English wit and humor - 1836
.... . — _ — Fancy Portrait — Audubon . . — Hiss-triouics .... _ A Chinese Puzzle ... — . " Take care of the Pence, and the Pounds will take care of themselves " - — Descended from the Conqueror T. Hood / Wright Sf \ Folkanl. " I cannot walk about...
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On the varieties, properties and classification of wheat

John Le Couteur (sir.) - 1836
...overlooked — perhaps because it was so plentiful, and so diminutive. If Doctor Franklin's adage, " take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of themselves, is true," it is not less correct to say to a husbandman, in the selection of his seed wheat,...
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The American Monthly Magazine, Volume 4; Volume 10

American literature - 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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The young lady's friend, by a lady [E.W. Farrar].

Eliza Ware Farrar - 1837
...listening to others, or when your mind is so preoccupied that you cannot give it to a book. 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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The reclaimed family, by the author of 'Edwin and Mary'.

Reclaimed family - 1838
...Each other to assist in what the; can." THE DRUNKEN COACHMAN. THERE is an old proverb which says, " take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of themselves." On the same principle we would say, be careful not to commit little faults, and you will...
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Seven Weeks in Belgium, Switzerland, Lombardy, Piedmont, Savoy, Volume 2

John Roby - Europe - 1838
...destroying the aim and comfort of a journey, often so dependent on trivial occurrences for its success. " Take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of themselves," is no less true, in a figurative sense, as regards trivialities of every description....
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