Money Getting, Part XXII

William Walsh
November 23, 2010
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A Verse Digest of P. T. Barnum’s The Art of Money Getting (1880)


men have a foolish habit
telling their secrets

they make money
they tell their neighbors

nothing is gained
ofttimes much is lost

profits, hopes, expectations, intentions

this should apply to letters
as well as conversation

never write a letter
nor destroy one

if you are losing money
be specially cautious
and not tell of it
or you will lose
your reputation

Money Getting Part I, Part II, Part III, Part IV, Part V, Part VI, Part VII, Part VIII, Part IX, Part X, Part XI, Part XII, Part XIII, Part XIV, Part XV, Part XVI, Part XVII, Part XVIII, Part XIX, Part XX, Part XXI

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