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The Nursery Rhymes of England - Page 74
by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps - 1853 - 333 pages
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America, historical, statistic, and descriptive, Volume 2

James Silk Buckingham - Atlantic States - 1841
...who work much in the open air : for here the maxim of Poor Richard is universally observed : — " He that by the plough would thrive, Himself must either hold or drive." The young men were good-looking and athletic ; the old men healthy and cheerful, and with their low-crowned...
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America, historical, statistic, and descriptive: By J. S ..., Volumes 1-3

James Silk Buckingham - History - 1841
...who work much in the open air : for here the maxim of Poor Richard is universally observed : — " He that by the plough would thrive, Himself must either hold or drive." > The young men were good-looking and athletic; the old men healthy and cheerful, and with their low-crowned...
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Practical morality, or, A guide to men and manners: consisting of Lord ...

Philip Dormer Stanhope Chesterfield (Earl of), Anne Thérèse de Marguenat de Courcelles Lambert (marquise de), François La Rochefoucauld (duc de), James Forrester, Baron William Cecil Burghley, Hugh Blair, Benjamin Franklin, James Fordyce - Reference - 1841 - 275 pages
...keep thee ;" and again, " If you would have your business done.go ; if not, send." And again, " Ho that by the plough would thrive, Himself must either hold or drive." • And again, " The eye of the master will do more work than both his hands;" and again, "Want of...
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Lessons for young persons in humble life [by E. Frank].

Elizabeth Frank - 1842
...will keep thee :" and again, " If you would have your business done, go ; if not, send." And again, " He that by the plough would thrive, Himself must either hold or drive." And again, " The eye of the master will do more work than both his hands :" and again, " Want of care...
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Tait's Edinburgh magazine, Volume 10

1843
...worked diligently with their own hands. Perhaps in no country is the adage more true than in this, " He that by the plough would thrive, himself must either hold or drive." They tilled their own land, made their own bricks, and built their own house, with the help of a few...
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The Works of Benjamin Franklin

Jared Sparks - 1844
...The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom; on others, Honesty is the best policy; on others, He that by the plough would thrive, himself must either hold or drive ; on others, Keep thy shop, and thy shop will keep thee ; on others, A penny saved is a penny got ;...
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The Church

1864
...mittens." " A cat in gloves catches no mice." " He who would catch fUli must not mind getting wet." " He that by the plough would thrive, himself must either hold or drive." " If you want a servant who will serve you, serve yourself." But what of the oldest and hardest task...
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The Farmer's Almanac and Calendar

Cuthbert William Johnson, William Shaw - Agriculture - 1844
...Thpy will be required on certain days of the week to take part in the regular work of the farm. , " He that by the plough would thrive, Himself must either hold or drive." The instructions given at Whitfleld in farming, will embrace both the practice and the principles of...
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The nursery rhymes of England, ed. by J.O. Halliwell

James Orchard Halliwell- Phillipps - 1846
...in your heart; And when your heart begins to bleed, You 're dead, and dead, and dead, indeed. LXXVI. HE that would thrive Must rise at five; He that hath thriven May lie till seven; LXXVII. SEE a pin and pick it up, All the day you'll have good luck; See a pin and let it lay, Bad...
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The Christian's penny magazine, and friend of the people [ed. by J. Campbell ...

Congregational union of England and Wales - 1850
...to-day is worth two to-morrows. Handle your tools without mittens — a cat in gloves catches no mice. He that by the plough would thrive, Himself must either hold or drive. HEAETY READING. CURIOSITY is a passion very favourable to the love of study ; and a passion very susceptible...
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