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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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Trust Companies, Volume 32

Corporations - 1921
...Trust Company of Philadelphia, quoted from "Poor Richard" the following appropriate words : "Friends, 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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Early American Writing

Giles B. Gunn - Fiction - 1994 - 629 pages
...speak 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 cannot...
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Recovering Benjamin Franklin: An Exploration of a Life of Science and Service

James Campbell - Biography & Autobiography - 1999 - 302 pages
...the economic burdens, as distinct from taxes, that all citizens voluntarily impose upon themselves: "the Taxes are indeed very heavy, and if those laid...many others, and much more grievous to some of us." As examples of these self-imposed 'taxes,' Father Abraham offers the following trio: "We are taxed...
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A Benjamin Franklin Reader

Benjamin Franklin - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 551 pages
...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...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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Ben Franklin's Guide to Wealth: Being a 21st Century Treatise on What It ...

Erin Barrett, Jack Mingo - Self-Help - 2004 - 121 pages
...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...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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Proverbs: A Handbook

Wolfgang Mieder - Social Science - 2004 - 304 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 cannot...
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Poor Richard's Almanack

Benjamin Franklin - Almanacs, American - 2004 - 302 pages
...speak 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 cannot...
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Franklin: The Autobiography and Other Writings on Politics, Economics, and ...

Benjamin Franklin - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 381 pages
...Neighhours, the Tases are indeed very heavy, and if those laid on hy the Governmem were the only Ones ive had to pay, we might more easily discharge them; but...others, and much more grievous to some of us. We are tased twice as much hy our Idleness, tbree limes as much hy our Pride, and four times as much hy our...
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Benjamin Franklin's Humor

Paul Zall - Social Science - 2005 - 186 pages
...speak 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 cannot...
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An End to Poverty?: A Historical Debate

Gareth Stedman Jones - Political Science - 2005 - 278 pages
...the observation that 'many words won't fill a bushel', he proceeded: Friends . . . 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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