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|The miller had no happy home, but he never murmured ; and when Mr. Stanley |
went to see him, which was as often as he could possibly find time to do so, he
found the old man ever more ready to talk of his mercies than of his trials. He
|'But you 're often penny wise and pound foolish even in that. ' □ Mr. Smith's fence |
is rotting and falling down because he wouldn 't spend money to paint it. He is
penny wise and pound foolish. perish the thought qofte larg; eshte larg mendsh, ...
|wise and pound foolish." In one way or another, ... I often see advertisements |
headed "Great Bargains!" What am I to make of such an ... wise and pound
foolish." I often see this pound folly and penny wisdom in the salaries given to
|... under which a horse can be fairly called upon to perform fast work for days, |
and often weeks, in succession. Why do we not relieve our magnificent Cavalry,
invaluable in the field, from duties for which their size and ponderous equipment
|Take two pounds, sir, two. I can afford it, if I get well ; and if I don't, there's only |
Harriet, and she'll have mother's money. " Penny wise and pound foolish I've
been. I've often thought o' what you said, sir, that day. It wasn't thrown away ; but I
|Jean Jacques Rousseau If fifty millionpeople say a foolish thing, it is still a |
foolish thing. Bertrand Russell Silence is foolish if we are wise, but wise if we
are foolish. - Charles Caleb Colton Penny wise is often pound foolish. French
Jennifer Speake - 2008 - 400 pages
|Miss Diana has often told him he deserved to have his ricks take fire for being |
penny wise and pound foolish. 2001Washington Post 17 June H1 I didn't stop
because I was too focused on saving that 2 cents a gallon. I was, without a doubt,
|Penny pincher: cheap or stingy individual; one who doesn't like to spend money. |
Penny pinchers will very often sponge off other people. Penny wise and pound
foolish: a proverb meaning that while one is very careful spending money on ...
|346 ent form in 1571 and has been quoted ever since, although it is heard less |
often today. pennies from heaven ... Whether or not it originally suggested that
savings earn interest is not known. penny wise and pound foolish Stingy about
|Well, bid him send the ice creams at old prices, as the quantity needed is so large|
,' coolly replied the prudent Antistia ! Thus are we often almost criminally '
penny wise and pound foolish,' CHAPTER III. An Apophthegm explained.