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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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The book of good devices, ed. by G. Golding

Godfrey Golding - 1873
...What maintains one vice would bring up two No gains without pains. Plough deep while sluggards sleep, children. You may think, perhaps, that a little tea,...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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American Prose (1607-1865)

Walter Cochrane Bronson - American prose literature - 1916 - 737 pages
...Deceit, Make the Wealth small and the Wants great. And farther, What maintains one Vice, would bring up two Children. You may think perhaps, that a little...remember what Poor Richard says, Many a Little makes a Mickle; and farther, Beware of little Expences; A small Leak will sink a great Ship; and again, Who...
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Wilmer Atkinson: An Autobiography, Founder of the Farm Journal

Wilmer Atkinson - Atkinson, Wilmer, 1840-1920 - 1920 - 375 pages
...will escape this disease ; which is called by the learned Lacko'mony. A fat kitchen makes a lean will. You may think perhaps that a little tea or a little punch now and then, a little more costly cloth, a little finery, and a little entertainment now and then can be no great...
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The Family friend [ed. by R.K. Philp].

Robert Kemp Philp - 1861
...one vice would bring up two children." You may think, perhaps, that a little tea, or superfluities now and then, diet a little more costly, clothes a...now and then, can be no great matter; but remember, "Many a little makes a raickle." Beware of little expenses; "A small leak will sink a great ship,"...
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Journeys Through Bookland: A New and Original Plan for Reading ..., Volume 6

Charles Herbert Sylvester - Anthologies - 1922
...deceit, Make the wealth small and the wants 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, a diet a little more costly, clothes a little finer, and a little more entertainment now and then,...
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The Decline of Thrift in America: Our Cultural Shift from Saving to Spending

David M. Tucker - Business & Economics - 1991 - 196 pages
...rich, because her Outgoes are greater than her Incomes. . . . What maintains one Vice, would bring up two Children. You may think perhaps, That a little...then, can be no great Matter; but remember what Poor Richards says. . . . Beware of little Expenses; a small Leak will sink a great Ship. . . . Buy what...
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Jean Rivard, ou, L'art de réussir: idéologies et utopie dans l'œuvre d ...

Robert Major, Université Laval. Centre de recherche en littérature québécoise - Frontier and pioneer life in literature - 1991 - 338 pages
...inutiles qui ne paraissent rien, mais qui au bout de l'année forment une somme assez ronde [338]» - «You may think, perhaps, that a little tea, or a...now and then, can be no great matter; but remember, Many a little makes a mickle. Beware of little expenses [98]. » Certes, les conseils de Franklin ne...
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Early American Writing

Giles B. Gunn - Fiction - 1994 - 629 pages
...Deceit, Make the Wealth small and the Wants great. And farther, What maintains one Vice, would bring up two Children. You may think perhaps, that a little...remember what Poor Richard says, Many a Little makes a Mickle; and farther, Beware of little Expences; A small Leak will sink a great Ship; and again, Who...
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Autobiography and Other Writings

Benjamin Franklin - Biography & Autobiography - 1998 - 361 pages
...Deceit, Make the Wealth small, and the Wants great. And farther, What maintains one Vice, would bring up two Children. You may think perhaps, That a little...remember what Poor Richard says, Many a Little makes a Mickle; and farther, Beware of little Expences; a small Leak will sink a great Ship; and again, Who...
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A Benjamin Franklin Reader

Benjamin Franklin - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 551 pages
...deceit, Make the wealth small, and the wants great. "And farther, what maintains one vice, would bring up two children. You may think perhaps that a little...remember what Poor Richard says, many a little makes a mickle, and farther, beware of little expenses; a small leak will sink a great ship, and again, who...
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