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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 Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of Essays, Humorous, Moral ...

Benjamin Franklin - Autobiographical memory - 1837 - 328 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...However, let us hearken to good advice, and something maybe done for us; 'God helps them that help themselves,' as poor Richard says in his Almanac. 'It...
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The Cottager's monthly visitor, Volume 18

1838
...complain of the taxes imposed upon us by government, but, it adds, ' we are taxed twice as much by our idleness, three times as much by our pride, and four times as much by our folly.' Now, if we lessen some of these useless taxes made by ourselves, we should feel but little from the...
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The Malta penny magazine

...— hut 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...cannot ease or deliver us by allowing an abatement. — FHANKLIN. MALTA PENNY MAGAZINE. №• 20 Saturday, Jan. 2o. 1840 [Price Id. THE CITY OF DAMASCUS....
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Tracts on docks and commerce, printed between the years 1793 & 1800: with an ...

William Vaughan - 1839
...It begins by stating we complain of the taxes by government ; but we are taxed twice as much by our idleness, three times as much by our pride, and four times as much by our folly ; but if we lessened some of these useless taxes on ourselves, we should feel little from the others...
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Selections from Jeremy Taylor [and others] designed to assist in forming the ...

Edward Stanley Bosanquet - 1840
...; 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 any abatement. However, let us hearken to good advice, and something may be done for us : ' God helps...
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The church scholar's reading-book, selected from the Saturday magazine

Saturday magazine - 1840
...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...commissioners cannot ease or deliver us by allowing any abatement. — FEANKLIN. ON OF THE INSTINCT ANIMALS. A WISE and merciful Creator has Bestowed upon...
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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of Essays, Humorous, Moral ...

Benjamin Franklin - Political science - 1840 - 320 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...folly ; and from these taxes the commissioners cannot case or deliver us, by allowing an abatement. However, let us hearken to good advice, and something...
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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of Essays, Humorous, Moral ...

Benjamin Franklin - Political science - 1840 - 320 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...folly ; and from these taxes the commissioners cannot case or deliver us, by allowing an abatement. However, let us hearken to good advice, and something...
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Practical Morality, Or, A Guide to Men and Manners: Consisting of Lord ...

Conduct of life - 1841 - 275 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...hearken to good advice, and something may be done for us : " God helps them that help themselves," as Poor Richard says. 1. • It would be thought a hard government...
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Lessons for young persons in humble life [by E. Frank].

Elizabeth Frank - 1842
...have many others ; and they are much more grievous to some of us. We are taxed twice as much by our idleness ; three times as much by our pride ; and...hearken to good advice, and something may be done for us : " God helps them who help themselves," as Poor Richard says. * Poor Richard is the name of an Almanac,...
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