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" Methinks I hear some of you say, Must a Man afford himself no Leisure? — I will tell thee, my Friend, what Poor Richard says, Employ thy Time well if thou meanest to gain Leisure; and since thou art not sure of a Minute, throw not away an Hour. "
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by Benjamin Franklin - 1804 - 59 pages
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The Cheap magazine [ed. by G. Miller.] Vol, Volume 1

George Miller - 1813
...time well, if thou mean • est to gin leisure ; and sinc# thou art not sure of a minute, thiow not away an hour." Leisure is time for doing something'...of. leisure and a life of laziness are two things." ' ' •'— V' *.-:Vs ' Do you imagine that sloth will afford you more comfort than labour? No; for,...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Benjamin Franklin...: Posthumous and ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1819
...meanest to gain leisure ; and since thou art not sure of a minute, throw not away an hour. Leisurte is time for doing something useful ; this leisure...the diligent man will obtain, but the lazy man never ; for, A life of leisure and a life of laziness are two things. Many, without labor, would ti/ae by...
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Essays and Letters, Volumes 1-2

Benjamin Franklin - American essays - 1820 - 340 pages
...PHILOSOPHICAL. 77 fill ; this leisure the diligent man will obtain, bnt the lazy man never ; for ' a life of leisure and a life of laziness are two things. Many, without labour, would live by their wits only, but they break for want of stock ;' whereas industry...
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A Father's Gift to His Son, on His Becoming an Apprentice: To which is Added ...

Apprentices - 1821 - 140 pages
...thy time well, if thou meanest to gain leisure ; and, since thou art not sure of a minute, throw not away an hour." Leisure is time for doing something...the diligent man will obtain, but the lazy man never ; for, " A life of leisure, and a life of laziness are two things. Many without labour, would live...
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Essays and Letters, Volumes 1-2

Benjamin Franklin - 1821
...leisure ; and since thon art not sure of a minute, throw not away an hour.' Leisure is time for doinj; something useful; this leisure the diligent man will obtain, but the lazy man never-, for ' a life of leisure and a life of laziness are two things. Many, without lahour, would live by...
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Essays and Letters, Volumes 1-2

Benjamin Franklin - 1821
...leisure ; and since thou tsrt not sure of a. minute, throw not away m, hour.' Leisure is time for doinu something useful; this leisure the diligent man will obtain, but the lazy man "ever; for ' a life of leisure and a life of laziness arc two things. Many, without labour, would live...
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The British Prose Writers, Volume 19

British prose literature - 1821
...thou art not sure of a minute, throw not away an hour.' Leisure is time for doing something usefill ; this leisure the diligent man will obtain, but the lazy man never ; for ' a life of leisure and a life of laziness are two things. Many, without labour, would live by...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin: With Many Choice Anecdotes and Admirable ...

Mason Locke Weems - Statesmen - 1822 - 264 pages
...thy time well, if thou meanest to gain leisure; and, since thou art not sure of a minute, throw not away an hour. Leisure is time for doing something...diligent man. will obtain, but the lazy man never; for, a "life of leisure and a life of laziness are two things. Many, without labour would live by their...
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An Introduction to the Universal Explanatory Reader: Designed for Junior ...

William Pinnock - Readers (Primary) - 1822 - 232 pages
...them mean to gain leisure ; and, since thou art not sure of a minute, throw not away an hour.' 18. Leisure is time for doing something useful : this...the diligent man will obtain, but the lazy man never j for, ' A life of leisure and a life of laziness are two things. Many, without labour, would live...
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Handbuch der englischen sprache und literature, Volume 1

H. Nolte - 1823
...thy time well, if thon meanest to gain leisure; and, since thou art not sure of a minute, throw not away an hour." Leisure is time for doing something...leisure the diligent man will obtain, but the lazy nan never; for, „A life of leisure and a life of laziness are two things. Many, without labour, would...
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