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" Richard say, one today is worth two tomorrows, and farther, have you somewhat to do tomorrow, do it today. If you were a servant, would you not be ashamed that a good master should catch you idle? Are you then your own master, be ashamed to catch yourself... "
Essays and Letters - Page 76
by Benjamin Franklin - 1820 - 340 pages
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose, Volume 2

Vicesimus Knox - English prose literature - 1797
...be done for yourfelf, your family, your country, and your king. Handle your twob without nuttens : remember, that " The cat in gloves catches no mice," as Poor Richard fays. It is true, there is much to be done, and, perhaps, you are weak-handed; but ftick to it fteadily,...
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The Immortal Mentor, Or, Man's Unerring Guide to a Healthy, Wealthy & Happy ...

Luigi Cornaro - Conduct of life - 1802 - 321 pages
...idle, when there is fo much to be done for yourfelf, your family, your relations, and your country. Handle your tools without mittens : remember, that...The cat in gloves catches no mice," as Poor Richard fays. It is true, there is much to be done, and, perhaps, you are weak-handed ; but ftick to it fteadily,...
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Poor Richard; or, The way to wealth

Benjamin Franklin - 1820 - 288 pages
...you idle ? Are you then your own master, and not ashamed to catch yourself idle i" as poor Dick says. When there is so much to be done for yourself, your family, your country, and your gracious king, be up by peep of day : let not the sun go down aim say, 'Inglorious here he lies.' Handle...
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Benjamin Franklin - American literature - 1804 - 59 pages
...do it to-day." "If you were a servant, would you not be ashamed that a good master should catch you idle: are you then your own master ? be ashamed to catch yourself idle," as poor Dick says. When there is so much to be done for yourself, your family, your country, and your...
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The gleaner; or, Entertainment for the fire-side [compiled by J. Watson].

Gleaner - 1805
...worked at, and the calling well followed, or neither the estate nor the office will enable us to pay our taxes. — If we are industrious, we shall never starve;...country, and your king. Handle your tools without mittrns : remember, that " The cat in gloves catches no mice," as poor lîichard says. It is true,...
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The Complete Works in Philosophy, Politics, and Morals, of the ..., Volume 3

Benjamin Franklin - American literature - 1806
...can do to-day." If you were a servant, Would you not be ashamed that a good master should catch you idle ? Are you then your own master ? Be ashamed to catch yourself idle, wheo there is so much to be done for yourself, your family, your country, and your king. Handle your...
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The literary miscellany: or, Selections and extracts, classical ..., Volume 9

1812
...do it to-day." "If you were a servant, would you not be ashamed that a good master should catch you idle : are you then your own master ? be ashamed to catch yourself idle," as poor Dick says. When there is so much to be done for yourself, your family, your country, and your...
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The Cheap magazine [ed. by G. Miller.] Vol, Volume 1

George Miller - 1813
...to-day.'.' If you were a servant, would you not not be ashamed that "a good' master should catch you idle ? Are you then your own master ? be ashamed to catch yourself idle, as poor Dick says. . . ; • r •»";."• ^ When there is so much to be done -for yourself, your...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Benjamin Franklin ..

Benjamin Franklin - 1818
...can do to-day. If you were a servant, would you* not be ashamed that a good master should catch you idle ? Are you then your own master ? be ashamed to catch yourself idle, when there is so much to be dofce for yourself, your family, your country, and your king. Handle your tools without mittens ; remember...
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Plain Directions on Domestic Economy: Showing Particularly what are the ...

Cooking - 1821 - 16 pages
...you were a »en-ant, would you not be ashamed that a good master should catch you idle P Are yon thon your own master? Be ashamed to catch yourself idle,...there is so much to be done for yourself, your family, and your country. ' Employ thy time well, if thou meanest to gain leisure ; and jince thou art not...
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