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" A word to the wise is enough, and many words wont fill a bushel, as Poor Richard says." They joined in desiring him to speak his mind, and gathering round him, he proceeded as follows; "Friends," says he, and neighbours, "the taxes are indeed very heavy,... "
Laconics, Or The Best Words of the Best Authors - Page 34
1856
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Preceptive, Moral, and Sentimental Pieces: On the Duties of the Young, Issue 10

Chapbooks - 1796 - 20 pages
...that, in the present title, he is said to be improv112 A 2 ....<>>• ' Friends," says he, ' the taxes are, indeed, very heavy; and, if those laid...cannot ease or deliver us by allowing an abatement. However, let us heark-> en to good advice, and something maybe done for us; " God helps them that help...
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Poor Richard; or, The way to wealth

Benjamin Franklin - 1820 - 288 pages
...proceeded as l• "Friends," say taxes are indeed v• on by government to pay, we might n hut we have mai; grievous to some of us. We are taxed twice as much...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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Select Pieces

Benjamin Franklin - American literature - 1804 - 59 pages
...we had to pay, we might more easily discharge them ; but we have many others, and much more grevious to some of us. We are taxed twice as much by our idleness,...cannot ease or deliver us, by allowing an abatement. However, let us hearken to good advice, and something may be done for us; "God. helps them that help...
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The gleaner; or, Entertainment for the fire-side [compiled by J. Watson].

Gleaner - 1805
...desiring him to speak his mind, and gathering round him, he proceeded as follows : 'Friends,' said he, 'the' taxes are, indeed, very heavy; and if those...cannot ease or deliver us, by allowing an abatement. However, let us hearken to good advice, and something may be done for us ; " God helps them that help...
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The complete works ... of ... Benjamin Franklin, Volume 3

Benjamin Franklin - 1806
...he, the taxes are, indeed, very heavy,, and, if those laid on by the government were the only ones he had to pay, we might more easily discharge them; but...cannot ease or deliver us, by allowing an abatement. However let us hearken to good advice, and something may be done for us; " God helps them that help...
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The Complete Works in Philosophy, Politics, and Morals, of the ..., Volume 3

Benjamin Franklin - American literature - 1806
...the taxes are, indeed, very heavy, and, if those laid on by the government were the only ones we bad to pay, we might more easily discharge them ; but...cannot ease or deliver us, by allowing an abatement. However, let us hearken to good advice, and something may be done for us ; " God helps them that help...
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Elegant extracts: a copious selection of passages from the most ..., Volume 6

Elegant extracts - 1812
...by the government were the only ones we had to pay, we might mote easily discharge them ; but we may have many others, and much more grievous to some of...cannot ease or deliver us by allowing an abatement. However, let us hearken to good advice, and something may be done for us ; " Gold helps them that help...
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The literary miscellany: or, Selections and extracts, classical ..., Volume 9

1812
...we had to pay, we might more easily discharge them; but we have many others, and much more grevious to some of us. We are taxed twice as much by our idleness,...cannot ease or deliver us, by allowing an abatement. However, let us hearken to good advice, and something may be done for us; "God helps them that help...
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The Cheap magazine [ed. by G. Miller.] Vol, Volume 1

George Miller - 1813
...discharge them ; 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...cannot ease or deliver us- by allowing an abatement. However, let us hearken to good advice, and something may be done for us} " God helps them that help...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of B.F. ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1818 - 450 pages
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