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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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Essays and Letters, Volumes 1-2

Benjamin Franklin - American essays - 1820 - 340 pages
...desiring him to speak his mind, and, gathering round him, he proceeded as follows : " Friends," says he, " the taxes are, indeed, very heavy, and if those laid...grievous to some of us. We are taxed twice as much by qur idleness, three times as much by our pride, and four times as much by our folly ; and from these...
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A Father's Gift to His Son, on His Becoming an Apprentice: To which is Added ...

Apprentices - 1821 - 140 pages
...102 to speak his mind, and, gathering around him, he proceeded as follows : " Friends," says he, " the taxes are indeed very heavy ; and if those laid...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 these taxes the commissioners...
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The British Prose Writers, Volume 19

British prose literature - 1821
...speak his mind, and, gathering round him, he proceeded as follows : " Friends," says he, " the t?ses are, indeed, very heavy, and if those laid on by the...taxed ' twice as much by our idleness, three times as much by our pride, and four times as much by our folly ; and from these taxes the commissioners...
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Essays and Letters, Volumes 1-2

Benjamin Franklin - 1821
...round him, he proceeded as follows : " Friends," says he, " the taxes are, indeed, very heavy, mid if those laid on by the government were the only ones...are taxed twice as much by our idleness, three times as much by oar pride, and four times as much by our folly; and from these taxes the commissioners cannot...
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Essays and Letters, Volumes 1-2

Benjamin Franklin - 1821
...desiring him to speak his mind, and, gathering round him, he proceeded as follows : " Friends," says he, " the taxes are, indeed, very heavy, and if those laid on by the government were the only one? \vc had to pay, we might more easily discharge them ; but we have many others, and much more grievous...
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An Introduction to the Universal Explanatory Reader: Designed for Junior ...

William Pinnock - Readers (Primary) - 1822 - 232 pages
...him to speak his mind, and gathering round him, he proceeded as follows : 5. " Friends," says he, " the taxes are, indeed, very heavy ; and if those laid...many others, and much more grievous to some of us. 6. We are taxed twice as much by our idleness. three times as much by our pride, and four times as...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin: With Many Choice Anecdotes and Admirable ...

Mason Locke Weems - Statesmen - 1822 - 264 pages
...desiring him to speak his mind, and gathering round him, he proceeded as follows: Friends, said he, the taxes are, indeed, very heavy; and, if those laid...the only ones we had to pay, we might more easily disch.-r^e them; but we have many others, and much more grievous to some of us. We are taxed twice...
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The Cottager's monthly visitor, Volume 2

1822
...plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy. The Same. Friends, the taxes are indeed heavy ; tut if those laid on by the Government were the only ones we had to pay, we might easily discharge them ; but we have many others, and much more grievous to some of as. We are taxed...
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The Moral Instructor, and Guide to Virtue: Being a Compendium of Moral ...

Jesse Torrey - Ethics - 1824 - 300 pages
...desiring him to speak his mind, and gathering round him, he proceeded as follows : 4 " Friends, says he, the taxes are, indeed, very heavy; and if those laid...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 these taxes the commissioners cannot...
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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1825 - 303 pages
...his mind ; and, gathering round him, he proceeded as follows : " Friends (says he) and neighbours, the taxes are indeed very heavy ; and if those laid...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 these taxes the commissioners...
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