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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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Great Truths by great Authors

1856
...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. .— Johnsons cannot give an instance...
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The Local Preachers' Magazine and Christian Family Record: For ..., Volumes 7-8

Church work with the poor - 1857
...mysteries of human nature, that indulgence never awakens gratitude in the heart of a child. LEISURE. LEISURE is time for doing something useful : this...of leisure and a life of laziness are two things. — Franklin. LIBERTY OF THOUGHT AND ACTION. MEN are apt to think that they who are in the highest...
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Mrs. Hale's Receipts for the Million ...

Sarah Josepha Buell Hale - Cookery - 1857 - 721 pages
...thou meanest to gain leisure ; and since thou art not sure of a minute, throw not away an hour. 3458. A life of leisure and a life of laziness, are two things. 3459. Troubles spring from idleness, and grievous toils from needless ease. 3460. Many would live by...
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The Youth's Companion and Counsellor

William Chambers - Conduct of life - 1858 - 350 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...says : ' Troubles spring from idleness, and grievous toils from needless ease ; many without labour would live by their wits only, but they break for want...
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Materials for French prose composition, or selections from the best English ...

Ferdinand E A. Gasc - 1858
...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 useful : this leisure the diligent man will obtain,6 but the lazy man never ; so that, as poor Richard says, ' A life of le1sure and a life of...
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Materials for French prose composition, or selections from the best English ...

Ferdinand E A. Gasc - 1860
...an hour.' Leisure is time for doing something useful : this leisure the diligent man will obtain,5 but the lazy man never ; so that, as poor Richard...' A life of leisure and a life of laziness are two things.'6 Many without labour would live by their own wits only;7 but they break3 for want of stock...
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Sunbeams for all seasons; counsels, cautions, and precepts &c

Sunbeams - 1861
...waggynge on the gallowes ; and whyles they do take their medicine, put no lubberwort in theyr potage." Time for doing something useful. This leisure the diligent man will obtain, but the lazy man never. A life of leisure and a life of laziness are two things. — Franklin. letter (3). What is a letter...
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The Printer Boy: Or, How Ben Franklin Made His Mark. An Example for Youth

William M. Thayer - 1860 - 261 pages
...leave that till to-morrow which you can do to-day." " Leisure is time for doing something useful." "A life of leisure and a life of laziness are two things." "Fly pleasures, and they will follow yon. The diligent spinner has a large shift, and, now I have a...
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The Printer Boy: Or, How Ben Franklin Made His Mark. An Example for Youth

William M. Thayer - Apprentices - 1861 - 261 pages
...leave that till to-morrow which you can do to-day." " Leisure is time for doing something useful." " A life of leisure and a life of laziness are two things." " Fly pleasures, and they will follow you. The diligent spinner has a large shift, and, now I have...
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Historical nuggets. Bibliotheca Americana or A descriptive account of my ...

Henry Newton Stevens - 1862
...this Leifure the diligent Man will obtain, but the lazy Man never; fo that, ,1-, Pour Richard fays, a Life of Leisure and a Life of Laziness are two Things, Do you imagine that Sioth will anbrd you more Comfort than Labour| No, for as Poor Rirhard fays, Trouble springs from Idteness,...
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