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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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Notes and Queries

Electronic journals - 1968
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Half Hours with the Best Authors

Charles Knight - English literature - 1850
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The literary class book; or, Readings in English literature

Robert Joseph Sullivan - 1850
...; 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...cannot ease or deliver us, by allowing an abatement. 26. The common fluency of speech in many men, and most women, is owing to a scarcity of matter, and...
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The Select Works of Benjamin Franklin: Including His Autobiography

Benjamin Franklin - Inventors - 1853 - 488 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. " 1. It would be thought a hard government...
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The Cottager's monthly visitor, Volume 33

1853
...; 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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Chambers's Information for the People: A Popular Encyclopedia, Volume 2

William Chambers - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1853
...but we have many others, and I much more grievous to some of us. We are taxed twice аз much by our idleness, three times as much by our pride, and four...hearken to good advice, and something may be done for Ha : ' God helps them that help themselves,' as poor Richard says in his Almanac. '< It would be thought...
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The World's Laconics: Or, The Best Thoughts of the Best Authors

Tryon Edwards - Quotations, English - 1853 - 432 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...cannot ease or deliver us, by allowing an abatement. — Franklin. TAXING. — Taxing is an easy business. Any projector can contrive new impositions ;...
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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of Essays, Humorous, Moral ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1853 - 288 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 times as much liy our folly ; and from these taxes the commissioners cannot east: or deliver us, by allowing an abatement....
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American Classical Authors

Ludwig Herrig - American literature - 1854 - 553 pages
...We are taxed twice ńs much by our idleness, three times ńs much by our pride, and- four times ńs much by our folly; and from these taxes the commissioners...to good advice, and something may be done for us; „God helps them that help themselves," ńs poor Richard says. „I. It would be thought a hard government...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin: Written by Himself ; to which is Added His ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1855 - 375 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 in his almanac. " It would be thought a...
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