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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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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1862 - 776 pages
...him to speak his mind, and, gathering round him, he proceeded as follows : — " Fricnds," said he, " the taxes are indeed very heavy, and, if those laid...discharge them ; but we have many others, and much more gricvous to some of us. We are taxed twice as much by our idleness, three times as much by our pride,...
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Historical nuggets. Bibliotheca Americana or A descriptive account of my ...

Henry Newton Stevens - 1862
...proceeded as follows; " Friends, fays he, and Neigbbours, 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 difvliargc them ; but we have many others, and much more grievous to fume of us. We are taxed...
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The Autobiography and Essays of Dr. Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - 1864 - 231 pages
...his mind ; and, gathering round him, tie proceeded as follows : * Friends (says he) and neighbors, 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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Wise sayings of the great and good

Wise sayings - Quotations, English - 1864 - 339 pages
...orator. Lecture on the Cultivation of Taste. HUGH BLAIR. TAXES and TAXATION. " 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 Revised Lesson Book for Standard I(-vi) of the Revised Code of the ...

Great Britain. Committee on Education - Education - 1864
...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...to pay, we might more easily discharge them ; but wo have many others, and much more grievous to some of us. We are taxed twice as much by our idleness,...
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The Ackworth reading book, being selections from the best English authors in ...

Ackworth sch - 1865
...2. 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...are taxed twice as much by our idleness, three times as much by our pride, and four times as much by our folly and self-indulgence, and from these taxes...
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A Compendium of American Literature Chronologically Arranged: With ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - American literature - 1865 - 784 pages
...speak his mind, and, gathering round him, he proceeded as follows : — • " Friends," said he, " the taxes are indeed very heavy, and, if those laid...many others, and much more grievous to some of us. We arc taxed twice as much by our idleness, three times as much by our pride, and four times as much by...
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Sunday readings in prose and verse, selected and ed. by J.E. Carpenter

Joseph Edwards Carpenter - 1866
...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...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 Christian Pioneer, Volumes 20-23

Baptists - 1866
...to pay them?" Father Abraham replied, " Friends, the taxes are indeed very heavy ; and if those laid by the government were the only ones we had to pay,...grievous to some of us. We are taxed twice as much by our own idleness, three times as much by our pride, and four times as much by our folly ; and from these...
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Advice to youths about entering a commercial career

William H. Ablett - Commerce - 1867 - 80 pages
...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 ones we were called on to pay, we might more easily discharge them ; but we have many others, and much more...
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