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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. "
Lionel and Clarissa, by I. Bickerstaff. The toy shop; the king and the ... - Page 346
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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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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
...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
...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 lime in doing something useful ; this leisure the diligent man will obtain, but the lazy man never...
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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
...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...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,...
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The Complete Works in Philosophy, Politics, and Morals, of the ..., Volume 3

Benjamin Franklin - American literature - 1806
...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...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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