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" and neighbors, 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... "
Essays and Letters - Page 74
by Benjamin Franklin - 1820 - 340 pages
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Colonial Prose and Poetry, Volumes 1-3

William Peterfield Trent, Benjamin Willis Wells - American literature - 1903
...; but we have many others, and much 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 mach by our folly ; and from these taxes the commissioners cannot ease or deliver us byallowing an...
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Melville's Later Novels

William B. Dillingham - Literary Criticism - 1986 - 430 pages
...enervating as those that they impose upon themselves. "We are taxed," he tells them, "twice as much by our Idleness, three times as much by our Pride, and four...cannot ease or deliver us by allowing an Abatement." 47 The point that he wishes to make is that this form of self-taxation is going on without most of...
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The Panic of 1857 and the Coming of the Civil War

James L. Huston - History - 1999 - 336 pages
...Crisis Dissected (Philadelphia, 1860), 58. before still applied: "We are taxed twice as much by our idleness, three times as much by our pride, and four times as much by our folly."51 Southerners readily acceded to the necessity of cultivating the middle-class virtues of thrift,...
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In the Wonderland of Investment

A. N. Shanbhag - Investment advisors - 1989
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The American Tradition in Literature

George B. Perkins, George Perkins - Literary Criticism - 1990 - 2077 pages
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Fart Proudly: Writings of Benjamin Franklin You Never Read in School

Benjamin Franklin - Humor - 1990 - 128 pages
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American Literature: A Prentice Hall Anthology, Volume 1

Emory Elliott - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1991 - 2128 pages
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Dr. Zakir Husain

Khurshed Alam Khan, B. Sheik Ali - ZAKIR HUSSAIN-LITERATURE BIOGRAPHY. - 1991 - 119 pages
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Zakir Husain, Life and Times

B. Sheikh Ali - Biography & Autobiography - 1991 - 524 pages
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The Great American Bathroom Book (GABB)

Stevens B. Anderson - Literary Criticism - 1992 - 606 pages
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