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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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The Life of Benjamin Franklin: With Many Choice Anecdotes and Admirable ...

Mason Locke Weems - Statesmen - 1835 - 239 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...hearken to good advice, and something may be done for usj "God helps them that help themselves," as poor Richard says. I. It will be thought a hard government...
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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - Economics - 1835 - 312 pages
...by allowing an ahatement. However, let ns hearken to good advice, and something may he done for ns; "God helps them that help themselves, ,, as poor Richard says. " I. It wonld he thonght a hard government that shonld tax the people one tenth part of their time, to he employed...
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The Works of Benjamin Franklin: Containing Several Political and ..., Volume 2

Benjamin Franklin, Jared Sparks - Statesmen - 1836
...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 tune, to be employed in its service; but idleness taxes many of us much more...
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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of Essays, Humorous, Moral ...

Benjamin Franklin - Autobiographical memory - 1837 - 328 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 in his Almanac. 'It...
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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin, Consisting of Essays, Humorous, Moral ...

Benjamin Franklin - Statesmen - 1839 - 224 pages
...more grievous to some or 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...done for us; "God helps them that help themselves," aa poor Richard says in his Almanac. " It would be thought a hard government that should tax its people...
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The Malta penny magazine

...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...cannot ease or deliver us by allowing an abatement. — FHANKLIN. MALTA PENNY MAGAZINE. №• 20 Saturday, Jan. 2o. 1840 [Price Id. THE CITY OF DAMASCUS....
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The Moral Class-book

William Chambers, Robert Chambers - Conduct of life - 1839 - 168 pages
...idle ? If, then, you are your own master, be ashamed to catch yourself idle." SAYINGS OF POOR RICHARD. 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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Reading Book for the Use of Female Schools

Readers - 1839 - 408 pages
...pure, Alone unchanging shall endure, The Sun of Righteousness! Mrs. Hemans. SAYINGS OF POOR RICHARD. 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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Selections from Jeremy Taylor [and others] designed to assist in forming the ...

Edward Stanley Bosanquet - 1840
...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 any abatement. However, let us hearken to good advice, and something may be done for us : ' God helps...
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The church scholar's reading-book, selected from the Saturday magazine

Saturday magazine - 1840
...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 any abatement. — FEANKLIN. ON OF THE INSTINCT ANIMALS. A WISE and merciful Creator has Bestowed upon...
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