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" Lost time is never found again ; and what we call time enough, always proves little enough : let us then up and be doing, and doing to the purpose ; so by diligence shall we do more with less perplexity. Sloth makes all things difficult, but industry... "
The Life of Benjamin Franklin: Including a Sketch of the Rise and Progress ... - Page 336
1826 - 407 pages
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Poor Richard; or, The way to wealth

Benjamin Franklin - 1820 - 288 pages
...wasting time must be/ as poor Richard says, 'the greatest prodigality ;' since, as he elsewhere tells us, ' Lost time is never found again; and what we...enough, always proves little enough:' let us then be up and doing, and doing to the purpose ; so by diligence we shall do more with less perplexity....
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Benjamin Franklin - American literature - 1804 - 59 pages
...wasting time must be (as poor Richard says) the greatest prodigality ;" since, as he elsewhere tells us, " Lost time is never found again ; and what we call time enough, always f>roves little enough." Let us then be up and doing, and doing to the purpose; so by diligence we shall...
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The gleaner; or, Entertainment for the fire-side [compiled by J. Watson].

Gleaner - 1805
...sleeping enough in the grave/' as poor Richard says. and doing to the purpose; so by diligence we shall do more with less perplexity. "Sloth makes all things difficult, but industry all easy; and he that riseth late must trot all day, and shall scarce overtake his business at night; while laziness...
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The complete works ... of ... Benjamin Franklin, Volume 3

Benjamin Franklin - 1806
...wasting time must be," as poor Richard says, " the greatest prodigality ;" since, aa he elsewhere tells us, "lost time is never found again ; and what we...makes all things difficult, but industry all easy; and he that riseth late, must trot all day, and shall scarce overtake his business at night; while...
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The Complete Works in Philosophy, Politics, and Morals, of the ..., Volume 3

Benjamin Franklin - American literature - 1806
...wasting time must be," as poor Richard says, " the greatest prodigality ;" since, as he elsewhere tells us," lost time is never found again ; and what we...makes all things difficult, but industry all easy ; and he that riseth late, must trot all day, and shall scarce otertake his business at night; while...
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Maxims, observations & reflections on morality and religion; selected from ...

T Nixon - 1806 - 162 pages
...spare. If time be of all things the most precious, wasting time must be the greatest prodigality, since lost time is never found again, and what we call time enough, . always proves little enough. Things past, present, and to come, are strangely uniform, and of a colour ; so that upon the matter...
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Elegant extracts: a copious selection of passages from the most ..., Volume 6

Elegant extracts - 1812
...prodigality ;" since, as he elsewhere tells us, " Lost time is never found again ; and what we call link' enough always proves little enough." Let us then up,...makes all things difficult, but industry all easy , and he that riseth late must trot all day, and shall scarce overtake his business at night: while...
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Lionel and Clarissa, by I. Bickerstaff. The toy shop; the king and the ...

James Plumptre - English drama - 1812
..." time must be," as Poor Richard says, " the greatest " prodigality ;" since, as he elsewhere tells us, " Lost " time is never found again ; and what...us then up and be doing, and doing to the purpose; for by diligence we shall do more with less perplexity. " Sloth " makes all things difficult, but industry...
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The literary miscellany: or, Selections and extracts, classical ..., Volume 9

1812
...proves little enough." Let us then be up and doing, and doing to the purpose; so by diligence we shall do more with less perplexity. " Sloth makes all things...industry all easy," as poor Richard says; and, "he who riseth late, must trot all day, and will scarcely overtake his business at night ; while laziness...
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The literary miscellany: or, Selections and extracts, classical ..., Volume 9

1812
...be (as poor Richard says) the greatest prodigality ;" since, as he elsewhere tells us, " Lost timeis never found again ; and what we call time enough, always proves little enough." Let us then be up and doing, and doing to the purpose; so by diligence we shall do more with less perplexity. "...
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