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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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Handbuch der englischen sprache und literature, Volume 1

H. Nolte - 1823
...much by our folly j and from these taxes the commissioners cannot ease or de- . liver us by У owing an abatement. However, let us hearken to good advice, and something may be done for as; „God helps them that help themselves," as Poor Richard says.' I. „It would be thought a hard...
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The Moral Instructor, and Guide to Virtue: Being a Compendium of Moral ...

Jesse Torrey - Ethics - 1824 - 300 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. 5 " It would bethought a hard government that should tax its people one tenth part of their time, to...
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The Laughing Philosopher: Being the Entire Works of Momus, Jester of Olympus ...

English wit and humor - 1825 - 767 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...However, let us hearken to good advice, and something maybe done for us ; God helps them that help themselves, as poor Richard says. " It would be thought...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin: Including a Sketch of the Rise and Progress ...

1826 - 407 pages
...grievous to some of us. — We are taxed twice as much by our idleness, tUree times as much by our pride, and four times as much by our folly; and from...helps them that help themselves,' as poor Richard says in his Almanac. " It would be thought a hard government that should tax its people one-tenth part of...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin: Including a Sketch of the Rise and Progress ...

1826 - 407 pages
...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...helps them that help themselves,' as poor Richard says in his Almanac. " It would be thought a hard government that should tax its people one-tenth part of...
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Prose

Literature - 1826
...our pride, and four times as much by our folly ; and from thefe taxes the commiffioners cannot eafe or deliver us, by allowing an abatement. However, let us hearken to good advioc.and fome. thing may be done for us ; " God helps them that help themfelves," as Poor Richard...
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The Inspector, Literary Magazine and Review, Volume 2

English literature - 1827
...hinuelf thereunto, he might wonder to find himself in any tolerable degree of understanding." CLARENDON. 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, if we reckon all that...
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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors, Volume 1

John Timbs - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1829
...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...cannot ease or deliver us, by allowing an abatement. — Franklin. CLXV. It is downright hypocrisy in a man of certain degree, not immediately to take the...
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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors, Volume 1

John Timbs - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1829 - 360 pages
...of us. — "We are taxed twice as much by our idleness, three times as much by our pride, and tour times as much by our folly; and from these taxes the commissioners cannot case or deliver us, by allowing an abatement. — Franklin. CLXV. It is downright hypocrisy in a man...
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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors, Volume 2

John Timbs - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1829
...greater pains to persuade others that we are happy than in endeavouring to think so ourselves. ccccxclv. 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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