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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 Laughing Philosopher: Being the Entire Works of Momus, Jester of Olympus ...

English wit and humor - 1825 - 767 pages
...him to speak his mind, and gathered round him, while ht proceeded as follows. " Friends," says he, " the taxes are indeed very heavy ; and if those laid...government were the only ones we had to pay, we might mere easily discharge them. But we have many others, and much more grievous to some of us. We are taxed...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin: Including a Sketch of the Rise and Progress ...

1826 - 407 pages
...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 cannot...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin: Including a Sketch of the Rise and Progress ...

1826 - 407 pages
...mind ; and, gathering round him, he proceeded as follows : — " Friends (says he) and neighbours — The taxes are indeed very heavy ; and if those laid...us. — We are taxed twice as much by our idleness, tUree times as much by our pride, and four times as much by our folly; and from these taxes the commissioners...
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Prose

Literature - 1826
...lft the concluí 3 L. 3 «ag * Friends,' fays he, the taxes are, indeed, very heavy ; and, if thofe laid on by the government were the only ones we had to pay, we might more eafily difcharge them ; but we have many others, and much more grievous to fome of us. We are taxed...
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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors, Volume 1

John Timbs - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1829
...lashes, as men are to love. — Swift. cLxiv. The taxes are indeed very heavy; and if those laid or: by the government were the only ones we had to pay,...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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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors, Volume 1

John Timbs - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1829
...lashes, as men are to love. — Swift. CLX1V. The taxes are indeed very heavy; and if those laid on hy the government were the only ones we had to pay, we...are taxed twice as much by our idleness, three times as much by our pride, and tour times as much by our folly; and from these taxes the commissioners cannot...
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The Moral Instructor, and Guide to Virtue: Being a Compendium of Moral ...

Jesse Torrey - Ethics - 1830 - 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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Practical Morality; Or, A Guide to Men and Manners: Consisting of Lord ...

Philip Dormer Stanhope Earl of Chesterfield - Conduct of life - 1831 - 275 pages
...the course of pnblisluug Uie Almauuck called • Friend,' says he, ' the taxes are indeed very heavy; if those laid on by the government were the only ones...grievous to some of us. We are taxed twice as much hy our idleness, three times as much by our pride, and four times as much by oitr folly : and from...
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The Saturday Magazine, Volume 1

Periodicals - 1833
...whatever language they may have been written." THE taxes are indeed heavy ; and if those laid on by government, were the only ones we had to pay, we might...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 Saturday Magazine ..., Volume 1

1833
...whatever language they may have been written." THE taxes are indeed heavy ; and if those laid on by government, were the only ones we had to pay, we might...many others, and much more grievous to some of us. We arc taxed twice &s much by our idleness, three times as much by our pride, and four times as much by...
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