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" What maintains one Vice, would bring up two Children. "You may think perhaps, that a little Tea, or a little Punch now and then, Diet a little more costly, Clothes a little finer, and a little Entertainment now and then, can be no great Matter; but remember... "
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by Benjamin Franklin - 1804 - 59 pages
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Life of Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - 1846 - 224 pages
...deceit Make the wealth small, and the want great." And, farther, "What maintains one vice would hring up two children." You may think, perhaps, that a little...a little finer, and a little entertainment now and the n, can he no great matter; hut rememher what poor Richard says, " Many a little makes a meikle...
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Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight, Volume 1

Half hours - 1847
...Make the wealth small, and the want great.' And farther, ' What maintains one vice, would bring up two children.' You may think, perhaps, that a little...now and then, can be no great matter ; but remember, ' Manv a little makes a mickle.' Beware of little expenses ; ' A small leak will sink a great ship,'...
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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of Essays, Humorous, Moral ...

Benjamin Franklin - Statesman - 1848 - 288 pages
...Make the wet. th small, and the want great.' "And, farther, 'What maintains one vice would bring up two children.' You may think, perhaps, that a little...be no great matter; but remember what poor Richard saj's, 'Many a little makes a meikle ;' and, farther, ^'Beware of little expenses; a small leak will...
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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of Essays, Humorous, Moral ...

Benjamin Franklin - Statesman - 1848 - 288 pages
...Make the wealth small, and the want great.' " And, farther, ' What maintains one vice, would bring up two children.' You may think, perhaps, that a little...finer, and a little entertainment now and then, can be 10 great matter j but remember what poor Richard says, ' Many a little makes a meikle ;' and farther,...
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The Western Miscellany, Volume 1

Benjamin Franklin Ells - American literature - 1778 - 384 pages
...deceit, Make the wealth small, and the want great." And farther, "what maintains one vice, would bring up two children." You may think, perhaps, that a little...then, diet a little more costly, clothes a little fmer, and a little entertainment now and then, can be no great matter; but remember, "many a little...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin

Orville Luther Holley - Inventors - 1848 - 468 pages
...bring up two children. You may think, perhaps, that a little tea, or a little punch, now and then, or diet a little more costly, clothes a little finer,...now and then, can be no great matter ; but remember, Many a little makes a mickle. Beware of little expenses. A small leak will sink a great ship, as Poor...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin

Orville Luther Holley - Inventors - 1848 - 468 pages
...Muke the wealth small, and the want great. And further — What maintains one vice, would bring up two children. You may think, perhaps, that a little tea, or a little punch, now and then, or diet a little more costly, clothes a little fsner, and a little entertainment now and then, can...
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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of Essays, Humorous, Moral ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1849 - 304 pages
...for, as poor Dick says, *Women and wine, game and deceit, Make the wea th small, and the want great.* two children.' You may think, perhaps, that a little...Richard says, 'Many a little makes a meikle ;' and, farther, 'Beware of little expenses; a small leak will sink a great ship ;' and again, 'Who dainties...
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A Laconic Manual and Brief Remarker: Containing Over a Thousand Subjects ...

Charles Simmons - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1852 - 552 pages
...think that a little tea or a little punch, now and then, food a little more costly, clothes perhaps a little finer, and a little entertainment now and then, can be no matter : but remember' many a little makes a mickle ; and farther, beware of little expenses ; a small...
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The Select Works of Benjamin Franklin: Including His Autobiography

Benjamin Franklin - Inventors - 1853 - 488 pages
...Make the wealth small, and the want great.' " And further, ' what maintains one vice would bring up two children.' You may think, perhaps, that a little...now and then, can be no great matter. But remember, ' many a little makes a mickle.' Beware of little expenses ; ' a small leak will sink a great ship,'...
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