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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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Rural Repository, Volumes 24-25

1848
...another pounding." — " Pound away you fool. Me and Dr. Franklin agrees, Dr. Franklin says : '• Take care of the pence and the pounds will take care of thcmslevcs." A SAD MISTAKE. — A certain lady had a custom of saying to a favorite little dog, to...
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On the Importance of an Early Correct Education of Children: Embracing the ...

William Euen - Education - 1848 - 152 pages
...stuff life is made of. 4. Early to bed and early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise. 5. Take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of themselves. 6. The sleeping fox catches no poultry, and there is sleeping enough in the grave. 7. Lost...
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The Rival Beauties: A Novel, Volume 3

Miss Pardoe (Julia) - 1848
...interest for it ; unquestionable security ; you may trust me. But be saving, Gertrude ; be saving. ' Take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of themselves, as poor Richard says.' But what do you want to do with part of it, child ? What can you...
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Lessons on industrial education, for the use of female schools [ed.] by a ...

Lessons - 1849
...you buy ; be frugal ; and, if possible, never get into debt, or rely upon the charity of others. " Take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of themselves." Do not become weekly customers for your provisions, coals, or clothing, but secure the...
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Parental Wisdon: Or, The Philosophy and Social Bearings of Education, with ...

John Antrobus - Education - 1849 - 302 pages
...hence may reap, in succession, all the various advantages that the most perfect system could produce. " Take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of themselves," is an old and trite maxim, that holds equally true of education ; and the parent who covets...
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The Juvenile companion, and Sunday-school hive [afterw.] The Sunday school ...

1854
...hours, and this amounts to a large sum of waste tune in a week. You will have heard the old saying, " Take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of themselves." As it is with money, so it is with time. " Take care of the minutes, and the hours will...
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A Manual of Logic

Benjamin Humphrey Smart - Logic - 1849 - 12 pages
...that blows nobody good. — Tread on a worm, and it wttl turn. — Penny wise and pound foolish. — Take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of themselves. — Good words cost nothing. — Better lose a jest than a friend. — Pardon others, but...
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The Soul's welfare

1850
...manifest to observing minds. Hence many of the sage maxims of our "proverbial philosophy," such as "Take care of the pence, and the pounds will take...themselves ;" "Take care of the minutes, and the hours will take care of themselves." The principle is established by all past experience, that he who would...
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The Church of England sunday school quarterly magazine, Volumes 3-4

1850
...the value of time. Labour to improve every minute. There is an old proverb with regard to money, " Take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of themselves," implying that those who look narrowly after small sums, will not be very likely j to...
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The Christian Treasury, Volume 5

Protestantism - 1850
...or enjoy. — if. T. Ег-апдсЫ. "TRIFLES." THE principle involved in the maxim of Franklin, " Take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of themselves," is universally just, and susceptible of quite other applications than the philosopher...
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