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" He that by the Plough would thrive, Himself must either hold or drive. "
The Nursery Rhymes of England - Page 74
by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps - 1853 - 333 pages
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Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight, Volume 1

Half hours - 1847
...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.' neglect may breed great mischief ; for want of a nail the shoe was lost; for a want of shoe the horse...
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Early English Poetry, Ballads and Popular Literature of the ..., Volume 20

Percy Society - English literature - 1847
...the week long will be with you the Dcevtl. When Skiddaw hath a cap, Scruffel wots full well of that.f He that by the plough would thrive, Himself must either hold or drive. The morn to the mountain, The evening to the fountain. which is perhaps but the continuation of on...
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The Farmers' Instructor: Consisting of Essays, Practical ..., Volume 2

Agriculture - 1844
...industry, guided by prudence and animated by hope. And it is here that the maxim of Poor Richard, that " He that by the plough would thrive, Himself must either hold or drive," emphatically applies. We are fearful that too many of the Virginia farmers have trusted too much to...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin

Orville Luther Holley - Statesmen - 1848 - 468 pages
...will keep thec ; 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 a master will do more work than both his hands; and again, Want of care does...
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Visitor: Or Monthly Instructor

1850
...to that of the excellent old proverbs which declare " He that endureth is not overcome," and 11 Who that by the plough would thrive, Himself must either hold or drive." But while our fathers had ever an eye to worldly wisdom, yet they had a thought also to the still better...
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Pictures of Life in England and America: Prose and Poetry

Dean Dudley - England - 1851 - 252 pages
...scriptural idea, " earn thy bread by the sweat of thy brow," and also that maxim of Poor Richard, to wit : " He that by the plough would thrive, Himself must either hold or drive.'' Sunday in Yankeedom. We were astonished at the strictness with which Yankees observe the sabbath. Their...
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the cottage gardener: a practical guide in every department of horticulture ...

george w. johnson - 1851
...So we may conclude that the old adage is as fresh as ever in its application to labour matters— " He that by the plough would thrive, Himself must either hold or drive." We will now proceed to discuss the ordinary dungbed cucumber culture, for, doubtless, many of our readers...
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London at table; or, How, when, and where to dine and order a dinner

1851
...needless ease ; many without labour would live by their wits only, but they break for want of stock. He that by the plough would thrive, Himself must either hold or drive. The eye of a master will do more work than the hands of two servants ; the less you give servants to...
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Dream life: a fable of the seasons

Ik Marvel - Drama - 1851 - 286 pages
...only quotation by the by, that the old gentleman ever makes — that couplet of Poor Richard : — He that by the plough would thrive, Himself must either hold or drive. The Squire has been in his day, connected more or less intimately with Turn-pike enterprise, which...
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Personal Memoirs of a Residence of Thirty Years with the Indian ..., Part 1842

Henry Rowe Schoolcraft - Indians of North America - 1851 - 703 pages
...I now see that, although I have observed one of them in nine cases, I missed it in the tenth: — " He that by the plough would thrive, Himself must either hold, or drive." I trusted, in the fall, that I could safely look on, and see ter accomplished. As to the mines, they...
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