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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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Addresses and speeches on various occasions, Volume 1

Robert Charles Winthrop - United States - 1852
...morning, or plods his wearier way homeward at night, than those well-remembered words of Poor Richard : " He that by the plough would thrive, Himself must either hold or drive." He may rejoice — we may all rejoice, that so little temptation is held out to accumulated capital...
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Laconic Manual and Brief Remarker

Charles Simmons - 1852
...him, God appears infinitely wise and good. [See 12, 30, 830.] 9. ACCUMULATING, THRIVING. Franklin. He that by the plough would thrive, Himself must either hold or drive. A good way to thrive, is to prune off needless wants. Ed. Our Saviour pronounced a reward to the servants...
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Addresses and Speeches on Various Occasions: 1835-1851

Robert Charles Winthrop - United States - 1852
...morning, or plods his wearier way homeward at night, than those well-remembered words of Poor Richard : " He that by the plough would thrive, Himself must either hold or drive." He may rejoice — we may all rejoice, that so little temptationis held out to accumulated capital...
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Dream life: a fable of the seasons

Donald Grant Mitchell, Ik Marvel - 1852 - 286 pages
...connection,—(,he 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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Addresses and Speeches on Various Occasions: 1835-1851

Robert Charles Winthrop - United States - 1852
...morning, or plods his wearier way homeward at night, than those well-remembered words of Poor Richard : " He that by the plough would thrive, Himself must either hold or drive." He may rejoice — we may all rejoice, that so little temptation is held out to accumulated capital...
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The nursery rhymes of England, ed. by J.O. Halliwell

James Orchard Halliwell- Phillipps - 1853
...a Saturday, see your sweetheart to-morrow. xcn. A PULLET in the pen Is worth a hundred in the fen ! HE that would thrive Must rise at five ; He that hath...xciv. [The following is quoted in Miege's ' Great French Dictionary,' Tol. Lond. 1687, 2d part.] A SWARM of bees in May Is worth a load of hay ; A swarm...
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Chambers's Information for the People: A Popular Encyclopedia, Volume 2

William Chambers - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1853
...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 саге...
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The cruet stand, select pieces of prose and poetry

C. Gough - 1853
...previous conduct to the fair sex. "Madam," said he, "you may depend upon it this is my last folly." He that by the plough would thrive, Himself must either hold or drive. EVERY thing useful or necessary is cheapest; walking is the most useful exercise; water the best drink;...
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Logic for the million, a familiar exposition of the art of reasoning [by J.W ...

James William Gilbart - 1854 - 392 pages
...keep thee;' and again, 'If you would have your business done, go ; if not, send ; ' trad 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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Merrimack: Or, Life at the Loom; a Tale

Day Kellogg Lee - Textile workers - 1854 - 353 pages
...: " Money buys wJiat talents fail to win." These were rejected, and George Milbank proposed one : " He that by the plough •would thrive, himself must either hold or drive." This was accepted, and distributed ; Neal was led in and guessed it on George's own answer, from the...
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