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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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The Ackworth reading book, being selections from the best English authors in ...

William Pollard - 1865
...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...
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Sunday readings in prose and verse, selected and ed. by J.E. Carpenter

Joseph Edwards Carpenter - 1866
...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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Dream Life: A Fable of the Seasons

Ik Marvel - 1867 - 271 pages
...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 turnpike enterprise, which the...
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Public Documents of Massachusetts, Volume 1

Massachusetts - 1868
...sons were ho'ding the plough instead of a foreign laborer, not forgetting Franklin's adage, that " He that by the plough would thrive, Himself must either hold, or drive." The skilful guiding of the plough should be considered as valuable an accomplishment to the practical...
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Songs for the Nursery

Nursery rhymes - 1869 - 186 pages
...[chuck the chin.*] Here stands a post : Who put it there? A better man than you ; Touch it if you dare! He that would thrive Must rise at five ; He that hath...plough would thrive, Himself must either hold or drive. Hey, my kitten, my kitten, And hey, my kitten, my deary! Such a sweet pet as this Was neither far nor...
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My new-year's gift to my son [comprising Pamphilius, Economy of life and ...

1869
...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." Once more, " The eye of the master will do more work than both his hands!" and again, "Want of care...
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Moral and historical poems

1870 - 248 pages
...Would you well have your business done you must go, If not you can send, then in time you will know ; And he that by the plough would thrive, Himself must either hold or drive, For the eye of the master does much more work Than both his hands would if he worked like a Turk ;...
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The Thorough Business Man: Memoirs of Walter Powell, Merchant, Melbourne and ...

Benjamin Gregory - Businessmen - 1871 - 414 pages
...laboriousness which he had learnt in the forest clearings, where, if anywhere, the proverb holds good, — " He that by the plough would thrive, Himself must either hold or drive." He kept steadily in view the object of his ambition r to rise in the world, and to raise his parents...
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The Poetry Corner

Arnold B. Cheyney, Jeanne S. Cheyney - Education - 1982 - 115 pages
...Is like a garden full of weeds; For when the weeds begin to grow, Then doth the garden overflow. It He that would thrive Must rise at five; He that hath...plough would thrive, Himself must either hold or drive. For want of a nail, the shoe was lost; For want of the shoe, the horse was lost; For want of the horse,...
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Poor Richard's Almanack: Being the Choicest Morsels of Wisdom, Written ...

Benjamin Franklin - Literary Criticism - 1987 - 77 pages
...you shall have Corn to sell and to keep. Laziness travels so slowly that Poverty soon overtakes him. He that by the Plough would thrive, himself must either hold or drive. Knaves & Nettles are akin ; stroak 'em kindly, yet they'll sting. Life with Fools consists in Drinking...
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