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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 6
by R. ABERCROMBIE M.A - 1885
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Hood's Own: Selected Papers

Thomas Hood - English wit and humor - 1852 - 239 pages
...than the jester's."— Extr.from Preface M HO OD'S OWN SELECTED PAPERS. tinrntt ILLUSTEATIONS. PAGE. " TAKE CARE OF THE PENCE, AND THE POUNDS WILL TAKE CARE OF THEMSELVES" . . . . .10 OVER THE WAT ...... 23 A MODERATE INCOME . . . . . .30 THE SUBLIME AND THE...
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The Play of the Self

Ronald Bogue, Mihai Spariosu - Literary Criticism - 1994 - 268 pages
...tandem with the fact that the duchess's formulation itself is a sonorous echo of the English proverb "Take care of the pence and the pounds will take care of themselves." 7 Under close scrutiny it becomes quite obvious that the characters' obsession with referentiality...
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Alice in Wonderland

Lewis Carroll - Fiction - 1992 - 288 pages
...person was the Duchess (p. 83) 23 (p. 1 10) Take care of the sense a rewriting of the old proverb, 'Take care of the pence and the pounds will take care of themselves.' 24 (p. 112) Mock Turtle Soup a cheap imitation of turtle soup made (according to The Alice...
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Le Mot et L'idée - ANGLAIS: Révision Vivante Du Vocabulaire Anglais

Jean Rey - Education - 1963 - 137 pages
...bons comptes font les bons amis. A penny saved is a penny gained. Il n'ya pas de petites économies. Take care of the pence and the pounds will take care of themselves. Les petites économies font les bonnes maisons (appr.). THE LIGHTER SIDE The teacher of...
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Alfred Sidgwicks argumentationsteori

Flemming Steen Nielsen - Argumentationsteori - 1997 - 434 pages
...Se f.eks. citatet VIII,9,(71). (35) F.eks. Words, pp.25-30. (36) Ibid., p.25: For example, the rule "Take care of the pence and the pounds will take care of themselves" is evidently not quite true without exception, since another piece of proverbial wisdom...
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Book of Humorous Quotations

Connie Robertson - English wit and humor - 1998 - 381 pages
...of, be sure of this - that you are dreadfully like other people. this LOWNDES William 1652-1724 2608 Take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of themselves. UIBBOCKJohn 2609 A poor woman from Manchester, on being taken to the seaside, is said to...
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Sammlung

Gaius Valerius Catullus - Poetry - 1998 - 195 pages
...one in line 2), and provides an equivalent touch of alliteration there. One remembers the old saying 'Take care of the pence and the pounds will take care of themselves'; in translation 'the pence' are details like these — the minutiae. But if the text of...
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Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - Reference - 1998 - 669 pages
...Arthur RM 6602 All zeal runs down. What replaces it? Intellectualism. LOWNDES William 1652-1724 6603 divine despair. 11592 'The Princess' Man is the hunter; themselves. LOWRY Malcolm 1909-1957 6604 Fear ringed by doubt is my eternal moon. I like prefaces....
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A dictionary of hindustani proverbs: including many Marwari, Panjabi, Maggah ...

S. W. Fallon - Foreign Language Study - 1998 - 320 pages
...! 156 MAR Maqdur kl man kauri hi ragartl hai. The scowering of kauris is the mother of opulence. ( Take care of the pence and the pounds will take care of themselves.) Ma rä che aññ qissa, ki gao amad о Мшг raft ? Per. What is it to me, that a cow...
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Peasants and Other Stories

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov - Fiction - 1999 - 479 pages
...cold veal and a piece of bread. In our house such sayings as: "A penny saved is a penny gained," and "Take care of the pence and the pounds will take care of themselves," and so on, were frequently repeated, and my sister, weighed down by these vulgar maxims,...
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