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" ... as Poor Richard says." They joined in desiring him to speak his mind, and gathering round him, he proceeded as follows. "Friends," says he, "and neighbors, the taxes are indeed very heavy, and, if those laid on by the government were the only ones... "
Handbuch der englischen sprache und literature - Page 367
by H. Nolte - 1823
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The Compleated Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

Mark Skousen, Benjamin Franklin - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 256 pages
...question of heavy taxes in America. In it, Franklin wrote: "Friends, says Father Abraham, and neighbours, the taxes are indeed very heavy, and if those laid...many others, and much more grievous to some of us." See PBF 7:341, "Father Abraham's Speech," Poor Richard's Almanac, 1758. This essay became "The Way...
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The Secret of Wealth

Franklyn Hobbs - Business & Economics - 2005 - 236 pages
...taxes are indeed very heavy, and If those laid by the government were the only ones we had to pay, toe might more easily discharge them; but we have many...grievous to some of us. We are taxed twice as much by ow idleness, three times as much by our pride and four times as much by our folly; and from these tones...
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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin, Including Poor Richard's Almanac ...

Benjamin Franklin - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 320 pages
...desiring him to speak his mind, and gathering round him he proceeded as follows: Friends and neighbors, the taxes are indeed very heavy, and if those laid...government were the only ones we had to pay, we might the more easily discharge them; but we have many others, and much more grievous to some of us. We are...
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The Handbook of Variable Income Annuities

Jeffrey K. Dellinger - Business & Economics - 2006 - 800 pages
...multidecade projection period. 10 Immediate Variable Annuity Taxation Friends . . . and neighbors, the taxes are indeed very heavy, and if those laid...government were the only ones we had to pay, we might the more easily discharge them; but we have many others, and some much more grievous to some of us....
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The Way to Wealth and Other Writings on Finance

Benjamin Franklin - Business & Economics - 2006 - 141 pages
...heavy, and if thole laid on by the Goverment were the only Oneis we had to pay, we might more eafily discharge them ; but we have many others, and much more grievous to fome of us. We are taxed twice as much by our Idlenefs, three times as much by our Pride, and four...
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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin: 1706-1757, Volume 1; Volumes 1706-1757

Benjamin Franklin - Biography & Autobiography - 2007 - 228 pages
...question of heavy taxes in America. In it, Franklin wrote: "Friends, says Father Abraham, and neighbours, the taxes are indeed very heavy, and if those laid...many others, and much more grievous to some of us." See PBF 7:341, "Father Abraham's Speech," Poor Richard's Almanac, 1758. This essay became "The Way...
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The Secret of Wealth: A Common Sense Guide to Prosperity

Franklyn Hobbs - Business & Economics - 2007 - 240 pages
...laid by the government were the only ones w had to pay, we might more easily discharge them; but tee have many others, and much more grievous to some of...are taxed twice as much by our idleness, three times as much by our pride and four times at mneh by our folly; and from these taxes the commissioners eanmt...
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The Secret of Wealth: A Common Sense Guide to Prosperity

Franklyn Hobbs - Business & Economics - 2007 - 244 pages
...those laid by the government were the only ones w* had to pay, me might more easily discharge themt but we have many others, and much more grievous to some of m. We are taxed twice as much by oar idleness, three times as much by our pride and four times as much...
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