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" Impossible !" was answered to this ; " no one could be found fool enough to do such a thing." " If so," said another, " he has proved, ere this, the truth of the saying, that a fool and his money are soon parted. "
The Way to Prosper: Or, In Union There is Strength : and Other Tales - Page 148
by Timothy Shay Arthur - 1851 - 203 pages
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Abel Allnutt: A Novel, Volume 1

James Justinian Morier - English fiction - 1837
...tricks, the lies, the impositions which were practised by the designing upon the weak, and so proved the truth of the saying, that • a fool and his money are soon parted,' that poor Abel and his unhappy sister positively cowered under the conviction of their folly....
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The way to prosper, and other tales

Timothy Shay Arthur - 1885
...the conversation, " that this Bill Close found some one in the city green enough to put forty pounds worth of produce in his charge on his last trip down...of surprise, or doubt as to the truth of the story. " Forty pounds ! Ha ! ha! A rogue for luck! I never found anybody with forty pounds, who was willing...
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The Handy Man Afloat & Ashore

George Goodenough - Naval art and science - 1901 - 252 pages
...(of which five went for a bottle of Marsala), and no doubt there will always be plenty examples of the truth of the saying that a fool and his money are soon parted, but the bluejacket doesn't " part " quite so readily nowadays, and he likes to get his money's...
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