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" the Taxes are indeed very heavy, and if those laid on by the Government were the only Ones we had to pay, we might more easily discharge them; but we have many others, and much more grievous to some of us. We are taxed twice as much by our Idleness, three... "
Essays and Letters - Page 71
by Benjamin Franklin - 1821
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Political, Miscellaneous, and Philosophical Pieces: Arranged Under the ...

Benjamin Franklin - American prose literature - 1779 - 567 pages
...our pride, and four times as much by our folly; and from thefe taxes the commiffioners cannot cafe or deliver us, by allowing an abatement. However, let us hearken to good advice, and fomething may be done for us ; " God helps them that help themfelves," as Poor Richard fays. ' I. It...
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal, Volume 62

Books - 1780
...our pride, and four times as much by our folly ; and from thefe taxes the commiflioners cannot cafe or deliver us, by allowing an abatement. However, let us hearken to good advice, and fomething may be done for us ; " God helps them that help themfelves," as Poor Richard fays. ' It would...
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The Monthly Review, Volume 62

1780
...our pride, and four times as much by our folly ; and from thefe taxes the commiflkmers cannot cafe or deliver us, by allowing an abatement. However, let us hearken to good advice, and fomething may be done for us; " God helps them that help themfelves," as Poor Richardfays. * It would...
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the monthly review or literary journal: from january to june, inclusive,. m ...

several hands - 1780
...our pride, and four times as much by our folly ; and from thefe taxes the commiflioners cannot cafe or deliver us, by allowing an abatement. However, let us hearken to good advice, aad fomething may be done for us ; " God helps them that help tbemfelves," as Poor Richard fays. '...
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The Bee: Or Literary Weekly Intelligencer, Volume 1

James Anderson - Scotland - 1791
...our pride, and four times as much by our folly ; and from thefe taxes the commifiioners cannot eafe or deliver us, by allowing an abatement. However, let us hearken to good advice, and fomething may be done for us ; " God helps them that help themfelves," as poor Richard fays, in his...
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The Prose epitome; or, Extracts, elegant, instructive, and entertaining ...

Conduct of life - 1792 - 456 pages
...our pride, and four times as much by our folly : and from thcfe taxes the commilfioncrs cannot cafe or deliver us by allowing an abatement. However, let us hearken to good advice, and fomc thing may be dune fur us; " God helps them that help thcmfclvcs," as Poor Richard fays. I. ' It...
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The Scots Magazine, Volume 39

English literature - 1777
...Pride, a nd fon r ti mes as m lieh by our Folly ; and from theft taxes the commiflioners cannot tale or deliver us, by allowing an abatement. However, let us hearken to good advice, and fomething may be done for us ; " God helps them that help themfelves," as poor Richard fays, in his...
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Preceptive, Moral, and Sentimental Pieces: On the Duties of the Young, Issue 10

Chapbooks - 1796 - 20 pages
...more grievous to some of us. We are taxed twice as much by our idleness, three times as much by our pride, and four times as much by our folly ; and from...deliver us by allowing an abatement. However, let us heark-> en to good advice, and something maybe done for us; " God helps them that help themselves,"...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose, Volume 2

Vicesimus Knox - English prose literature - 1797
...our pride, and four times aj much by our folly; and from thefe taxes the commiflioners cannot eafe or deliver us by allowing an abatement. However, let us hearken to good advice, and fomething may be done for us ; " God helps them that help themfelves," as Poor Richard fays. I. ' It...
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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
...our pride, and four times as much by our folly ; and from thefe taxes the commiffioners cannot eafe or deliver us, by allowing an abatement. However, let us hearken to good advice, and fornething may be done for HS ; God helps them that help themfelves," as Poor Richard fays. I. " IT...
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