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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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Hand-book of American Literature, Historical, Biographical, and Critical

Joseph Gostwick - American literature - 1856 - 319 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." — [The old man, after lecturing...
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Select Works, Including His Autobiography

Benjamin Franklin - 1856 - 502 pages
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The Prose Writers of America: With a Survey of the Intellectual History ...

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - American prose literature - 1856 - 552 pages
...; but we have manv 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 htljis them that help thcmsilres, as Poor Richard saye. "I. It would be thought a hard government,...
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Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight, Volume 1

Half hours - 1856
...of us. We are taxed twice as much by our idleness, three times as much by our pride, and four timos as much by our folly; and from these taxes the commissioners...hearken to good advice, and something may be done for us ; ' God helps them that help themselves,' as poor Richard says. " L It would be thought a hard government...
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Laconics: Or the Best Words of the Best Authors ...

John Timbs - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1856
...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. CI.XV. It is downright hypocrisy in a man of certain degree, not immediately to take...
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The Youth's Companion and Counsellor

William Chambers - Conduct of life - 1858 - 350 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 in his almanac. " It would be thought...
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A Compendium of American Literature: Chronologically Arranged, with ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - American literature - 1858 - 740 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, llowever, let us hearken to good advice, and something may be done for us ; God helps them that help...
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Materials for French prose composition, or selections from the best English ...

Ferdinand E A. Gasc - 1858
...but we have many others, and much more grievous to some of us. We are taxed twice as much s by our idleness, three times as much by our pride, and four times as much0 by our folly ; and from these taxes the commissioners cannot ease or deliver us, by allowing...
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A Compendium of American Literature: Chronologically Arranged, with ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - American literature - 1859 - 784 pages
...; but we have many others, and much more grievous to some of us. We are taxed twice aa much by our idleness, three times as much by our pride, and four...However, let us hearken to good advice, and something may he done for us ; God helps them that help themselves, as Poor Richard says. " It would be thought a...
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Lectures for the People

Hugh Stowell Brown - Baptists - 1859 - 414 pages
...sermon, he said, "The taxes laid on by Government are very heavy, but we are taxed twice as much by our idleness — three times as much by our pride —...cannot ease or deliver us by allowing an abatement." There is a self-imposed taxation, of which we seldom think, but a taxation of enormous magnitude. If...
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