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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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The literary miscellany: or, Selections and extracts, classical ..., Volume 9

1812
...them; but we have many others, and much more grevious to some of us. We are taxed twice as much by our idleness, three times as much by our pride, and four...to good advice, and something may be done for us; "God helps them that help themselves," as poor Bichard says in his almanack. It would be thought a...
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Lionel and Clarissa, by I. Bickerstaff. The toy shop; the king and the ...

James Plumptre - English drama - 1812
...: 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 much by our folly ; and from these tuxes the Commissioners cannot ease or deliver us, by allowing an abatement. However, let us hearken...
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The Cheap magazine [ed. by G. Miller.] Vol, Volume 1

George Miller - 1813
...but we have many others, and 'ouch mow fjiievous to some of us. We are taxed tv.-ice as much by our idleness, three times as much by our pride, and four...to good advice, and something may be done for us} " God helps them that help themselves," as poqr Richard says in his Al jianack. It would b; thought...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of B.F. ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1818 - 450 pages
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Benjamin Franklin ..

Benjamin Franklin - 1818
...; 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 much by our folly ; and from these taxes the com1 The origin and intent of this popular piece is fully explained by Dr. Franklin in the Memoirs...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Benjamin Franklin...: Posthumous and ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1819
...; 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...hearken to good advice, and something may be done for us ; God helps them that help themselves, as Poor Richard says. " I. It would be thought a hard government...
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The British Prose Writers, Volume 19

British prose literature - 1821
...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...that help themselves,' as poor Richard says. " 1. It would be thought a hard government that should tax its people one tenth part of their time, to be...
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A Father's Gift to His Son, on His Becoming an Apprentice: To which is Added ...

Apprentices - 1821 - 140 pages
...; 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...to good advice, and something may be done for us; ' God helps them that help themselves ;' as poor 'Richard says. • "I. It would be thought a hard...
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A Father's Gift to His Son, on His Becoming an Apprentice: To which is Added ...

Apprentices - 1821 - 140 pages
...; 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...commissioners cannot ease or deliver us by allowing an abate9 ment. However, let us .hearken to good advice, and something may be 103 done for us ; ' God...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin: With Many Choice Anecdotes and Admirable ...

Mason Locke Weems - Statesmen - 1822 - 264 pages
...them; 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...to good advice, and something may be done for us; "God helps them that help themselves," as poor Richard says. 1 (t will be thought a hard government...
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