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" the Taxes are indeed very heavy, and if those laid on by the Government were the only Ones we had to pay, we might more easily discharge them; but we have many others, and much more grievous to some of us. We are taxed twice as much by our Idleness, three... "
Essays and Letters - Page 71
by Benjamin Franklin - 1821
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Benjamin Franklin ..

Benjamin Franklin - 1818
...more grievous to some of us. We 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 com1 The origin and intent of this popular piece is fully explained by Dr. Franklin in the Memoirs...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Benjamin Franklin...: Posthumous and ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1819
...more grievous to some of us. We 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...thought a hard government that should tax its people one-tenth part of their time, to be employed in its service : but idleness taxes many of us much more...
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A Father's Gift to His Son, on His Becoming an Apprentice: To which is Added ...

Apprentices - 1821 - 140 pages
...more grievous to some of us. We 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...thought a hard government that should tax its people one-tenth part of their time to be employed in its service : but idleness taxes many of us much more;...
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The British Prose Writers, Volume 19

British prose literature - 1821
...more grievous to some of us. We 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...hearken to good advice, and something may be done for us i ' God helps them that help themselves,' as poor Richard says. " 1. It would be thought a hard government...
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A Father's Gift to His Son, on His Becoming an Apprentice: To which is Added ...

Apprentices - 1821 - 140 pages
...more grievous to some of us. We 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...commissioners cannot ease or deliver us by allowing an abate9 ment. However, let us .hearken to good advice, and something may be 103 done for us ; ' God...
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Plain Directions on Domestic Economy: Showing Particularly what are the ...

Cooking - 1821 - 16 pages
...being, by bewildering yonr. brain with strong liquor. Id * "• t •' ; » SAYINGS OF POOR RICH AR». " I. It would be thought a hard government that should tax its people one lentil part of their time to be employed in its service : but ¡Ui-пегч taxes many of us much more...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin: With Many Choice Anecdotes and Admirable ...

Mason Locke Weems - Statesmen - 1822 - 264 pages
...more grievous to some of us. We 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...them that help themselves," as poor Richard says. 1 (t will be thought a hard government that should tax its people one tenth part of their time, to...
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An Introduction to the Universal Explanatory Reader: Designed for Junior ...

William Pinnock - Readers (Primary) - 1822 - 232 pages
...more grievous to some of us. 6. We 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...commissioners cannot ease, or deliver us, by allowing any abatement. 7- However, let us hearken to good advice, and something may be done for us; 'God helps...
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The Cottager's monthly visitor, Volume 2

1822
...more grievous to some of as. We 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 ease us, or deliver us, by allowing an abatement. The Same. We return our thanks to Veritas for the above...
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The Art of Employing Time to the Greatest Advantage, the True Source of ...

Conduct of life - 1822 - 312 pages
...Treatise m Life and Death, which contains some very curious inquiries on the art of prolonging life. * " It would be thought a hard government that should tax its people one-tenth part of their time to be employed in its service : but idleness taxes many of us much more...
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