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" A life of leisure and a life of laziness are two things. Many, without labour, would live by their wits only, but they break for want of stock;" whereas industry gives comfort, and plenty, and respect. "
Plain Directions on Domestic Economy: Showing Particularly what are the ... - Page 14
1821 - 16 pages
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Political, Miscellaneous, and Philosophical Pieces: Arranged Under the ...

Benjamin Franklin - American prose literature - 1779 - 567 pages
...obtain, but the lazy man never ; for> " A life of leifure and a life of lazinefs are two " things. Many, without labour, would live by " their wits only, but they break for want of " flock;" whereas induftry gives comfort, and ' plenty, and refpect. " Fly pleafures, and they " will...
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The Bee: Or Literary Weekly Intelligencer, Volume 1

James Anderson - Scotland - 1791
...for, as poor Richard fays, " Troubles fpring from idlenefs, and grievous toil from needlefs eafe : Many without labour would live by their wits only ; but they break for want of flock :" Whereas induftry gives comfort, and plenty, and refpeft. " Fly pleafures, and they'll follow...
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Association Papers..: Part I. Publications printed by special order of the ...

Association for Preserving Liberty and Property against Republicans and Levellers (London, England) - France - 1793
...obtain, but the lazy man * never ; for, " A life of leifure and a life of lazinefs " are two things. Many without labour would live *' by their wits only, but they break for want of " ftock;" whereas induftry giveth comfort, and plenty, ' and relpeft. " Fly pleafurcs, and they will...
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Preceptive, Moral, and Sentimental Pieces: On the Duties of the Young, Issue 10

Chapbooks - 1796 - 20 pages
...will obtain, but the lazy man never; for, " A life of leisure and a life of laziness are two things. Many, without labour, would live by their wits only,...industry gives comfort, and plenty, and respect. " Fly pleasures, and they will follow you. The diligent spinner has a large shift; and now I have a sheep...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose, Volume 2

Vicesimus Knox - English prose literature - 1797
...will obtain, but the lazy man never; for, "A life of leifure and a Hie of lazinefs are two things. Many, without labour, would live by their wits only, but they break for want of flock ;" whereas induftry gives comfort, and plenty, and refpeil. " Fly pleafures, and they will follow...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose ..., Volume 2

1797 - 1120 pages
...will obtain, but the lazy man never; for, "A life of leifure and a life of lazinefs are two things. Many, without labour, would live by their wits only, but they break for want of ftock ;" whereat induftry gives comfort, and plenty, and refpeft. " Fly pleafures, and they will follow...
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The Immortal Mentor, Or, Man's Unerring Guide to a Healthy, Wealthy & Happy ...

Luigi Cornaro - Conduct of life - 1802 - 321 pages
...will obtain, but the lazy man never ; for, " A life of leifure and a life of lazinefs are two things. Many, without labour would live by their wits only, but they break for want of ftock ;" whereas induftry gives comfort, and plenty, and refpect. " Fly pleafures, and they will follow...
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Poor Richard; or, The way to wealth

Benjamin Franklin - 1820 - 288 pages
...; for, as poor Richard says, ' Trouble springs from idleness, and grievous toil from needless ease. Many, without labour, would live by their wits only,...industry gives comfort, and plenty, and respect : ' Fly pleasures, and they will follow you.' The diligent spinner has a large shift ; and now I have a sheep...
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Benjamin Franklin - American literature - 1804 - 59 pages
...spring from idleness, and grievous toil from needless ease ; many without labour would live by their own wits only ; but they break for want of stock:" whereas...industry gives comfort, and plenty, and respect. " Fly pleasures, and they will follow you; the diligent spinner has a large shift; and, now I have a sheep...
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The gleaner; or, Entertainment for the fire-side [compiled by J. Watson].

Gleaner - 1805
...life of laziness are two things. Many, without labour, would live by their wits only, but they brc-ak for want of stock;" whereas industry gives comfort, and plenty, and respect. " Fly pleasures, and they will follow you. Thé diligent spinner has a large shift ; and now I have a sheep...
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