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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 Autobiography and Essays of Dr. Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - 1864 - 231 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...leisure the diligent man will obtain, but the lazy mat* never ; so that, as poor Richard says, " A life of leisure ana a life of laziness are two things.'*...
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The Revised Lesson Book for Standard I(-vi) of the Revised Code of the ...

Great Britain. Committee on Education - Education - 1864
...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, tut the lazy man never ; for, ' A life of leisure and a life of laziness are two things.' " But with...
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The Ackworth reading book, being selections from the best English authors in ...

Ackworth sch - 1865
...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...
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Benjamin Franklin, the Printer-boy

Benjamin Franklin - Apprentices - 1865 - 120 pages
...leave that till to-morrow which you can do today." " 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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Sunday readings in prose and verse, selected and ed. by J.E. Carpenter

Joseph Edwards Carpenter - 1866
...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...
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Advice to youths about entering a commercial career

William H. Ablett - Commerce - 1867 - 80 pages
...to gain leisure ; and, since thou art not sure of a minute, throw not away an hour." Leisure time is 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 labour, would live by...
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My new-year's gift to my son [comprising Pamphilius, Economy of life and ...

Pamphilius (pseud.) - 1869
...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...man will obtain, but the lazy man never ; so that " A life of leisure and a life of laziness are two things." Do you imagine that sloth will afford you...
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Materials for French prose composition, or selections from the best English ...

Ferdinand E A. Gasc - 1869
...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...of leisure and a life of laziness are two things.' 6 Many without labour would live by their own wits only;7 but they break8 for want of stock ; whereas...
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Latin proverbs and quotations: With translations and parallel passages and a ...

Alfred Henderson - Proverbs, Latin - 1869 - 505 pages
...— Nor has he lived in vain, who from his cradle to his grave has passed his life in seclusion. " A life of leisure, and a life of laziness, are two things." " Solitude is the nurse of wisdom." Necessarium malum. — A necessary evil. [cg, a wife.] " He that...
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Moral and Historical Poems, Issue 165

Thomas Walker (poet.) - 1870 - 248 pages
...waste not an hour which thy Maker doth give ; Leisure time is for doing something useful, if plain — This leisure the diligent man will obtain. But the lazy man never a comfort he brings : A life of leisure and laziness are two different things ; Do you imagine that...
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