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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 Moral Instructor, and Guide to Virtue: Being a Compendium of Moral ...

Jesse Torrey - Ethics - 1824 - 300 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.' 15 " ' Many, without labor, would live...
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The Laughing Philosopher: Being the Entire Works of Momus, Jester of Olympus ...

English wit and humor - 1825 - 767 pages
...leisure ; and since thou art not sure of a minute, throw not away an hour. Leisure is time for duing 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 tbiogs. Many, without labour, would live by...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin: Including a Sketch of the Rise and Progress ...

1826 - 407 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...life of laziness are two things.' Do you imagine that 15 338 ? No- for, as body bids me d and Richard says, areas ' Three removes are as asafire;' and and...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin: Including a Sketch of the Rise and Progress ...

1826 - 407 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'...a life of laziness are two things.' Do you imagine tha* sloth will afford you more comfort than labour? No ; for, ns poor Richard says, ' Troubles spring...
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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors, Volume 2

John Timbs - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1829
...up, and both parties are piously in love — according to act of parliament. — Goldsmith. MI. ver; so that, as poor Richard says, A life of leisure and a life of laziness are two things. — FrankKn, Mil. Think you, a little din can daunt mine ears ? Have I not in my time heard lions roar?...
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Laconics; or, The best words of the best authors [ed. by J. Timbs ..., Volume 2

Laconics, John Timbs - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1829 - 360 pages
...many cares of life. He might have added laughter, if the wit and originality of humour, necessaver; so that, as poor Richard says, A life of leisure and a life of laziness are two things.—Franklm. MIL Have I not in my time heard lions roar' Think you, a little din can daunt mine...
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The Christian's sketch book

Jabez Burns - 1829 - 352 pages
...Provision is the foundation of hospitality, and thrift the fuel of magnificence. — Sir P. Sidney. Leisure is time for doing something useful ; — this leisure the diligent man will obtain, but the easy man never ; so that, as poor Richard says, a life of leisure and a life of laziness are two things....
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The Moral Instructor, and Guide to Virtue: Being a Compendium of Moral ...

Jesse Torrey - Ethics - 1830 - 300 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.' 15 " 'Many, without labor, would live...
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Practical Morality; Or, A Guide to Men and Manners: Consisting of Lord ...

Philip Dormer Stanhope Earl of Chesterfield - Conduct of life - 1831 - 275 pages
...thy time well, if thou meanest to gain leisure ; und, 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 never ; for, "A lile of leisure and a life of laziness are two things." Many without labour would live...
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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin, Consisting of Essays, Humorous, Moral ...

Benjamin Franklin - Statesmen - 1831 - 290 pages
...if thou meanest to gain leisure ; and since thou art not sure of a minute, throw not away an hour.i' Leisure is time for doing something useful ; this leisure the diligent man will ohtain, hut the Inzy man never ; BO that, as poor Richard says, ' A life of leisure and a life of laziness...
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