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Yes, my thoughts were penny-wise, which is far better than if they had been pound-foolish.

Penny-wise and pound-foolish, has been the ruin of thousands.

Such spots form a sort of museum, only Nature does these things with a royal hand, and not in a penny-wise, showman fashion.

I was delighted, and spent more time watching them than 'penny-wise' people would have approved.

In this, perhaps, there was something of the penny-wise policy, which sprang from one great defect in her character.

The penny-wise economy, too, of the Queen, was rapidly proving a most ruinous extravagance.

A Local Board came into existence, and with much hesitation and penny-wise economy inaugurated drainage works.

Not a little, too, of Sir George's economy was of "the penny-wise and pound-foolish" kind.

But it is wonderful what people, penny-wise and pound foolish, will sometimes do to save 2d.

The small force our Government (penny-wise and pound foolish) had sent against the Afghans were overwhelmed.

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