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" Take care of the pence and the pounds will take care of themselves is as true of personal habits as of money. "
The New Monthly Magazine and Universal Register - Pagina 421
1816
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The Lady's Magazine: Or Entertaining Companion for the Fair Sex ..., Volume 38

1807
...waited the opportunity of a free conveyance, not being willing to put you to the expence of,postage. Take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of themselves, is a maxim I have always abided by, and I have found my account in it too. Your letter...
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Miscellanies in Prose and Verse Intended as a Specimen of the Types: At the ...

John Walter - 1785 - 225 pagina’s
...of the treafury, in the reigns of king William, queen Ann, and king George the Firft, ufed to fay, " Take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of themfelves „'' This holds equally true as to time ; and I moft earneftly recommend to you the care...
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The Parliamentary Register: Or, History of the Proceedings and Debates of ...

Great Britain. Parliament - 1789
...have heard, no doubt, '* often of ,a maxim of trade, which I heard of early in life ; " it was this : Take care of the pence, and the pounds will " take care of themfelves." The meaning, his Lord:fhip added, he conceived was, take care of fmall things, and they...
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Cottage Gardener and Country Gentleman's Companion, Volume 3

1850
...WINDOW GARDENING. LITTLE MATTERS. — There is an old adage which some of us are apt to forget — " take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of themselves." The aphorism inculcates neither close-fisted parsimony nor mean stinginess, but prudent...
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Elements of a Polite Education: Carefully Selected from the Letters of the ...

Philip Dormer Stanhope Earl of Chesterfield - 1801 - 444 pagina’s
...of the treafury, in the reigns of king William, queen Anne, and king George theFirft> uied to fay, " Take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of themfelves." To this maxim, whieh he not only preached, but pra&ifed, his two grandfom, at this time,...
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The Spirit of the Public Journals: Being an Impartial Selection of ..., Volume 6

Stephen Jones, Charles Molloy Westmacott - 1803
...laudable defire in people of property to watch over little things, and to Tefine upon the fage maxim, *' Take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of themfelves." It will alfo {hew that the prefent age is defirous of cultivating the true virtuafo tafle,...
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The Spirit of the Public Journals: Being an Impartial Selection of ..., Volume 3

Stephen Jones, Charles Molloy Westmacott - 1805
...moral government we might very profitably follow a dire&ion given us with refpect to money matters : " Take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of themielves." I am perfnaded, that if we could guard againft little foibles, whims, and unevennefs of...
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The Annual Review and History of Literature, Volume 4

1806
...the reader is not pleased with the portrait, the paiuler ь in fault." ' It is a vulgar apophthegm, ' take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of themselves:' it may be applied in politics, ' take care of the poor, the rich wi|l take of themselyes.'...
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Letters Written by the Late Right Honourable Philip Dormer Stanhope, Earl of ...

Philip Dormer Stanhope - 1810
...of the treasury, in the reigns of King William, Queen Anne, and King George the Fust, nsed to say, 'Take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of themselves/ To this maxim, which he not ouly preached, hut practised , his two grandsons, at this time,...
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The Youth's magazine, or Evangelical miscellany, Volumes 7-8

1856
...whole life should be the aggregate of well-spent days, hours, and minutes. And here, the old proverb, " take care of the pence and the pounds will take care of themselves," applies itself to the Christian's conduct. Let him look well to his hours, and he will...
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