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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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Chambers's Information for the People: A Popular Encyclopedia, Volume 2

William Chambers - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1853
...to-day.' ' If you were a servant, would you not be ashamed that a good master should catch vou idlo ? 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, and vour grari'>us king,...
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American Classical Authors

Ludwig Herrig - American literature - 1854 - 553 pages
...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...there is so much to be done for yourself, your family, vnur country, and your king. Handle your tools without mittens, remember, „that the cat in gloves...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin: Written by Himself ; to which is Added His ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1855 - 375 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, and your gracious king,...
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Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight, Volume 1

Half hours - 1856
...would you not be ashamed that a good master should catch you idle ? Are you then your own master 1 Be ashamed to catch yourself idle, when there is so...as Poor Richard says. It is true there is much to bo done, and, perhaps, you are weak-handed ; but stick to it steadily, and you will see great effects...
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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
...If you were a servant, would you not be ashamed that a good master should catch you idle ? Are vou then your own master ? Be ashamed to catch yourself...country, and your king. Handle your tools without mittens ; rcnu'inber, that The cat in gloves catches no mice, as Poor Richard says. It is true there is much...
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The Youth's Companion and Counsellor

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

Ferdinand E A. Gasc - 1858
...que vous ls ' But you are." trouvia un tr'ior m yu'il was 16 Use a synonymous expression Dick says. When there is so much to be done for yourself, your family, and your country, be up by peep of day. Handle your tools without mittens ; remember, that ' the cat...
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The Printer Boy: Or, How Ben Franklin Made His Mark. An Example for Youth

William M. Thayer - 1860 - 261 pages
...now I have a sheep and a cow, every one bids me goodmorrow." " Be ashamed to catch yourself idle." " Handle your tools without mittens ; remember that the cat in gloves catches no mice." " There is much to be done, and perhaps you are weak-handed: but stick to it steadily, and you will...
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The Printer Boy: Or, How Ben Franklin Made His Mark. An Example for Youth

William M. Thayer - Apprentices - 1861 - 261 pages
...now I have a sheep and a cow, every one bids me good-morrow." " Be ashamed to catch yourself idle." " Handle your tools without mittens ; remember that the cat in gloves catches no mice." " There is much to be done, and perhaps you are weak-handed ; but stick to it steadily, and you will...
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Historical Nuggets: Bibliotheca Americana, Or a Descriptive ..., Volume 1

Henry Stevens - America - 1862
...up by Peep of Day ; Let not the Sun look down and say, Inglorious here he lies. Handle your I mil- without Mittens; remember that the Cat in Gloves catches no Mice, as Poor Richard Civs. ' I'is Irue there is IN cell to be done, and perhaps yon are weak handed, but ftick to it itcadi.y,...
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