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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 Crock of Gold: A Rural Novel

Martin Farquhar Tupper - 1844 - 348 pages
...another sovereign, and was owed again ; but, trust him, he wasn't going to be cheated out of that : take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of themselves. But still it was ditto repeated ; changing, being owed, grudging, grumbling : at last he...
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The New Mirror, Volume 3

1844
...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 physiology of love

Physiology - 1844
...away upon possession, but the esteem for the procurer will last. In courtship, Franklin's maxim, " Take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of themselves," holds strictly true. A man never forgets to pay attention on great occasions, though he...
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The Unique: A Book of Its Own Kind Containing a Variety of Hints, Thrown Out ...

Gregory Godolphin - Clergy - 1844 - 234 pages
...passed away in which Mr. Greedy did not impress upon the minds of his children the sensible maxim, "Take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of themselves," or from the circumstance that he had repeatedly been heard to say with great emphasis,...
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Proceedings of the Liverpool Literary & Philosophical Society, Volumes 1-5

Literary and Philosophical Society of Liverpool - 1845
...construction in the erection of a building. To use a simile, they act in utter defiance of the proverb, "take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of themselves ;" — they devote their talents to the main walls, windows, and doors, with their decorations,...
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The Young Man: Or, Guide to Knowledge, Virtue and Happiness

Children's literature - 1845 - 224 pages
...expenditures, — be particular in details, and let no item escape your registry. It is a good saying, " Take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of themselves." When you make contracts, settle all the particulars respecting them at the time. Never...
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Sharpe's London magazine, a journal of entertainment and ..., Volumes 4-5

Anna Maria Hall
...waves. All the popular sayings are not against me either on this point; the best of them are with me. " Take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of themselves," is our English aphorism. The shrewd Scoteh, with a saving touch of Northern caution, have...
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Hints on the nature and management of duns, by the hon. , a younger son

1845
...get rid, if possible, of their small bills before they trouble themselves with their large ones. " Take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of themselves." Of course, impossibilities will be impossibilities still ; and if the Detrimental be equally...
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Elinor Wyllys. Ed. by J.F. Cooper

James Fenimore Cooper - 1845
...not the result of Baltimore prices, but of her own mismanagement. Franklin advises his friends to " take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of themselves ;" but this rule is by no means infallible. Perhaps there is no species of extravagance...
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Table Talk: Opinions on Books, Men, and Things

William Hazlitt - Great Britain - 1846
...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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