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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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Laconics: Or the Best Words of the Best Authors ...

John Timbs - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1856
...the world being soonest! provoked to praise I by lashes, as men are to love. — Swifk. / CI.XIV. I 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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Hand-book of American Literature, Historical, Biographical, and Critical

Joseph Gostwick - American literature - 1856 - 319 pages
...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 Prose Writers of America: With a Survey of the Intellectual History ...

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - American prose literature - 1856 - 552 pages
...said he, " the taxes arc indeed veryheavy, and, if those laid on by the government were the only once we had to pay, we might more easily discharge them ; but we have manv others, and much more grievous to some of us. We are taxed twice as much by our idleness, three...
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A Compendium of American Literature: Chronologically Arranged, with ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - American literature - 1858 - 740 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...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 Youth's Companion and Counsellor

William Chambers - Conduct of life - 1858 - 350 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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Materials for French prose composition, or selections from the best English ...

Ferdinand E A. Gasc - 1858
...his mind ;6 and, gathering round7 him, he proceeded as follows : " Friends (says he) and neighbours, the taxes are indeed very heavy ; and if those laid...grievous to some of us. We are taxed twice as much s by our idleness, three times as much by our pride, and four times as much0 by our folly ; and from...
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The New School Reader

Charles Walton Sanders - 1859
...him to speak his mind, and gathering around him, he proceeded as follows : 3. " Friends," said he, " the taxes are indeed very heavy, and, if those laid...We are taxed twice as much by our idleness, three tunes as much by OMI pride, and four times as much by our folly ; and from these taxes the commissioners...
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A Compendium of American Literature: Chronologically Arranged, with ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - American literature - 1859 - 784 pages
...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...much more grievous to some of us. We are taxed twice aa much by our idleness, three times as much by our pride, and four times as much by our folly ; and...
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Materials for French prose composition, or selections from the best English ...

Ferdinand E A. Gasc - 1860
...his mind ;6 and, gathering round7 him, he proceeded as follows : " Friends (says he) and neighbours, the taxes are indeed very heavy; and if those laid...more grievous to some of us. We are taxed twice as much8 by our idleness, three times as much by our pride, and four times as much9 by our folly ; and...
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A compendium of American literature, arranged by C.D. Cleveland. Stereotyped ed

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1862
...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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