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" ... attend it, because we cannot spare the ready money, and hope now to be fine without it. But, ah ! think what you do when you run in debt ; you give to another power over your liberty. If you cannot pay at the time, you will be ashamed to see your... "
The Complete Works in Philosophy, Politics, and Morals, of the Late Dr ... - Page 455
by Benjamin Franklin - 1806
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Preceptive, Moral, and Sentimental Pieces: On the Duties of the Young, Issue 10

Chapbooks - 1796 - 20 pages
...you-cannot pay at the time, you will be ashamed to see your creditor; you will ,be in fear when you speak to him ; you will make poor pitiful sneaking excuses, and, by degrees, come to .fose your veracity, and sink intobase, downright ly>n>{r; for, "The second vice is lying, ti>e fust...
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Poor Richard; or, The way to wealth

Benjamin Franklin - 1820 - 288 pages
...cannot pay at the time, you will be ashamed to see your creditor; you will be in fear when you speak to him ; you will make poor, pitiful, sneaking excuses,...veracity, and sink into base downright lying ; for, as poor Richard says, ' The second vice is lying, the the first is running into debt.' And again, to...
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Select Pieces

Benjamin Franklin - American literature - 1804 - 59 pages
...cannot pay at the time, you will be ashamed to see your creditor: you will be in fear when you speak to him ; you will make poor, pitiful, sneaking excuses,...veracity, and sink into base downright lying ; for, as poor Richard says, "The second vice is lying; the first is running in debt." And again, to the same...
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The gleaner; or, Entertainment for the fire-side [compiled by J. Watson].

Gleaner - 1805
...will be ashamed to see your creditor ; you will be in fear when you speak to him ; you will Tiuike poor, pitiful, sneaking excuses, and, by degrees,...whereas, a free-born Englishman ought not to be ashamed or afraid to see or speak to any man living. But poverty often deprives a man of all spirit and virtue....
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Lionel and Clarissa, by I. Bickerstaff. The toy shop; the king and the ...

James Plumptre - English drama - 1812
...cannot pay at the time, you will be ashamed to see your creditor ; you will be in fear when you speak to him ; you will make poor pitiful sneaking excuses,...free-born Englishman ought not to be ashamed nor afraid to speak to any man living. But poverty often deprives a man of all spirit and virtue. " It is hard for...
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Elegant extracts: a copious selection of passages from the most ..., Volume 6

Elegant extracts - 1812
...will be in fear when you speak to him ; you will make poor pitiful sneaking excuses, and, by degress, come to lose your veracity, and sink into base, downright...whereas a free-born Englishman ought not to be ashamed or afraid to see or speak to any man living. But poverty often deprives a man of all spirit and virtue....
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The literary miscellany: or, Selections and extracts, classical ..., Volume 9

1812
...cannot pay at the time, you will be ashamed to see your creditor : you will be in fear when you speak to him ; you will make poor, pitiful, sneaking excuses,...veracity, and sink into base downright lying ; for, as poor Richard says, " The second vice is lying; the first is running in debt." And again, to the...
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The Cheap magazine [ed. by G. Miller.] Vol, Volume 1

George Miller - 1813
...downright, lying ; for, as poor Rich%rd says, " the second vice is lying ; thejirst is running in debt. fAnd again, to the same purpose, lying rides upon debt's back;" whereas a free born Englishman ought not to be 'ashamed nor afraiij to see or speak to any man. living. But poverty...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Benjamin Franklin...: Posthumous and ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1819
...cannot pay at the time, you will be ashamed to see your creditor ; you will be in fear when you speak to him ; you will make poor pitiful sneaking excuses,...downright lying ; for, The second vice is lying, the Jirst is running in debt, as Poor Richard says ; and again, to the same purpose, Lying rides upon Debt's...
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A Father's Gift to His Son, on His Becoming an Apprentice: To which is Added ...

Apprentices - 1821 - 140 pages
...cannot pay at the time, you will be ashamed to see your creditor; you will be in fear when you speak to him ; you will make poor, pitiful, sneaking excuses,...Lying rides upon Debt's back ;' whereas, a free-born man ought not to be ashamed nor afraid to see or speak to any man living. But poverty often deprives...
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