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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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Benjamin Franklin's Way to Wealth: And William Penn's Maxims ...

Benjamin Franklin - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1834 - 192 pages
...desiring him to speak his mind, and, gathering around him, he proceeded as follows : " Friend," 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 Monthly Repository and Library of Entertaining Knowledge, Volume 4

1834
...savages, they do not like much regular labour." THE taxes are indeed heavy; and if those laid on by 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...
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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of Essays, Humourous, Moral ...

Benjamin Franklin - American essays - 1834 - 290 pages
...Ternment were the only ones we had to pay, wa might :nore easily discharge them ; but we have ma. in others, and much more grievous to some of us. ' We are taxed twice as mucn by our idleness, three times as much by our pride, and four times as much by our folly ; and from...
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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - Economics - 1835 - 312 pages
...and, gathering ronnd him, he procecded as follows : II Friends, " says he, " the taxes are, indecd, very heavy, and, if those laid on by the government...we had to pay, we might more easily discharge them; bnt we have many others, and mnch more grievons to some of ns. We are taxed twice as mnch by onr idleness,...
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The Works of Benjamin Franklin: Containing Several Political and ..., Volume 2

Benjamin Franklin, Jared Sparks - Statesmen - 1836
...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...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 Malta penny magazine

...threescore ! Threescore summers, when they're gone, Will appear as short as one ! THE taxes are indeed heavy; and if those laid on by the government were...we had to pay, we might more easily discharge them : — hut we have many others, and much more grievous to some of us. We are taxed twice as much by...
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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin, Consisting of Essays, Humorous, Moral ...

Benjamin Franklin - Statesmen - 1839 - 224 pages
...might more " Friends (says he) and neighbours, the taxes are indeed very heavy ; and if those laid or^ by the government ,were the only ones we had to pay, we might more easily discharge them, hut we have many others, and much more grievous to some or us. We are taxed twice as much by our idleness,...
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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of Essays, Humorous, Moral ...

Benjamin Franklin - Political science - 1840 - 320 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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Selections from Jeremy Taylor [and others] designed to assist in forming the ...

Edward Stanley Bosanquet - 1840
...the most fervent supplications for his blessing. TAXES. (B. Franklin's Essays.) "Friends," says he, "the taxes are, indeed, very heavy, and, if those...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 church scholar's reading-book, selected from the Saturday magazine

Saturday magazine - 1840
...taxes are indeed heavy ; and if those laid on by government were the only ones we had to pay, 'e might more easily discharge them;— but we have many...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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