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" Methinks I hear some of you say, Must a Man afford himself no Leisure ? I will tell thee, my friend, what Poor Richard says, Employ thy Time well, if thou meanest to gain Leisure; and, since thou art not sure of a Minute, throw not away an hour. "
The Life of Benjamin Franklin: With Many Choice Anecdotes and Admirable ... - Page 151
by Mason Locke Weems - 1822 - 264 pages
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Political, Miscellaneous, and Philosophical Pieces: Arranged Under the ...

Benjamin Franklin - American prose literature - 1779 - 567 pages
...of a minute, " throw not away an hour." Leifure is time for ' doing fomething ufeful; this leifure the diligent ' man 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,...
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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
...of a minute, throw n*t away an hour." ' Leifure is time for doing fomething ufeful ; this lei* fure the diligent man 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,...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose ..., Volume 2

1797 - 1120 pages
...fure of a minute, throw not away an hour." Leifure is time for doing fomethinc; ufeful : this leifure the diligent man 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,...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose, Volume 2

Vicesimus Knox - English prose literature - 1797
...fure of a minute, throw not away an hour." Leifure is time for doing fomething ufeful: this leifure the diligent man 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,...
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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
...fure of a minute, throw not away an hour." Leifure is time for doing fomething ufeful ; this leifure the diligent man 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,...
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Poor Richard; or, The way to wealth

Benjamin Franklin - 1820 - 288 pages
...remember. " Methinks I hear some of you say, ' Must a man afford himself no leisure ? I will tell thee, my friend, what poor Richard says, ' Employ thy time well, if thou means to gain leisure ; and since thou art not sure of a minute, throw not away an hour.' Leisure is...
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Benjamin Franklin - American literature - 1804 - 59 pages
...meanest to gain leisure; and since tliou art not sure of a minute, throw net POOR RICHARD'S ALMANACK. away an hour." Leisure is time for doing something...diligent man will obtain, but the lazy man never; so that, as poor Richard says, ' "A life of leisure and a life of laziness are two things." Do you...
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The gleaner; or, Entertainment for the fire-side [compiled by J. Watson].

Gleaner - 1805
...oaks." 'Methinks I hear some of you say, "Must a man afford himself no leisure?" I will tell thee, my friend, what poor Richard says; "Employ thy time...well, if thou meanest to gain leisure; and, since thou are not sure of a minute, throw not away an hour.'' Leisure is time for doing something useful ; this...
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The Complete Works in Philosophy, Politics, and Morals, of the ..., Volume 3

Benjamin Franklin - American literature - 1806
...oaks." ' Methinks I hear some of you say, " must a man afford himself no leisure ?" I will tell thee, my friend, what poor Richard says ; " employ thy time...diligent man will obtain, but the lazy man never ; for " ft life of leisure and a life of laziness are two things. Many, \\ithoutlabour, would live by their...
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The complete works ... of ... Benjamin Franklin, Volume 3

Benjamin Franklin - 1806
...no leisure ?" I will tell thee, my friend, what poor Richard says: " employ thy time well, if thdu meanest to gain leisure; and since thou art not sure of a minute, throw not away au hour." Leisure is time for doing something useful; this leisure the diligent man will obtain, but...
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