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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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THE LIFE OF BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

W & R CHAMBERS - 1887
...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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Papers on Indian Reform: Sanitary, Material, Social, Moral and Religious

Brahma-samaj - 1889
...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 to be so much done for yourself, your family, your country, and your king. Handle your tools without...
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Masterpieces of American Literature: Franklin, Irving, Bryant, Webster ...

John Kneeland, Henry Nathan Wheeler - American literature - 1891 - 462 pages
...gracious king, be up by peep of day! Let not the sun look down and say, " Inglorious here he lies I" Handle your tools without mittens! remember that The,...in gloves catches no mice ! as Poor Richard says. 'T is true there is much to be done, and perhaps you are weak-handed; but stick to it steadily, and...
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Masterpieces of American Literature: Franklin: Irving: Bryant: Webster ...

John Kneeland, Henry Nathan Wheeler - American literature - 1891 - 504 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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Journeys Through Bookland: A New and Original Plan for Reading ..., Volume 6

Charles Herbert Sylvester - Anthologies - 1922
...to-morrow? 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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Reading and Living, Book 1

Howard Copeland Hill, Rollo La Verne Lyman - Readers - 1924
...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...there is so much to be done for yourself, your family, and your country. It is true, there is much to be done, and perhaps you are weak-handed; but stick...
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Prodigals and Pilgrims: The American Revolution Against Patriarchal ...

Jay Fliegelman - Literary Criticism - 1982 - 328 pages
...the great lesson of the new education, "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."64 The child properly educated stands "ashamed" rather than guilty, because he has violated not...
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Words of Wisdom

William Safire, Leonard Safir - Education - 1990 - 432 pages
...Vision) Proficiency Let a man practice the profession which he best knows. — Marcus Tullius Cicero Handle your tools without mittens; remember that the cat in gloves catches no mice. — Benjamin Franklin It is not lonely at the top. It's better to be competent than well liked. —...
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Early American Writing

Giles B. Gunn - Fiction - 1994 - 629 pages
...To-morrow, 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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A Benjamin Franklin Reader

Walter Isaacson - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 576 pages
...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 gracious king, be up by peep of day; let not the sun look down and say, inglorious here he lies. Handle...
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