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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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Materials for thinking, extracted from the works of ancient and modern ...

1837
...— 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. Franklin. 879. Conversation. — Let your subject, says Epictetus, be something of necessity and use...
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Reading Book for the Use of Female Schools

Readers - 1839 - 408 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...little enough. Let us, then, up and be doing, and be doing to the purpose, so by diligence shall we do more with less perplexity. Sloth makes all things...
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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin, Consisting of Essays, Humorous, Moral ...

Benjamin Franklin - Statesmen - 1839 - 224 pages
...(as poor Richard says) the greatest prodigality ;" since, as he elsewhere tells us, " Lost time ia never found again : and what we call time enough,...us then up and be doing, and doing to the purpose; •O by diligence shall we do more with less perplexity. " Sloth makes all things difficult, but industry...
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The Moral Class-book

William Chambers, Robert Chambers - Conduct of life - 1839 - 168 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...little enough. Let us, then, up and be doing, and be doing to the purpose, so by diligence shall we do more with less perplexity. Sloth makes all things...
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The Life and Miscellaneous Writings of Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - Statesmen - 1839 - 86 pages
...prodi;ality ;' sinee, as he elsewhere tells us, ' Lost tune ia lever found ajjain; and what we eall time enough, always proves little enough.' Let us...up and be doing, and doing to the purpose : so by diligenee shall we do more with less perplexity. ' Sloth makes all hings diffieult, but industry all...
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The Works of Benjamin Franklin: Containing Several Political and ..., Volume 2

Benjamin Franklin - United States - 1840
...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...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 Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of Essays, Humorous, Moral ...

Benjamin Franklin - Political science - 1840 - 320 pages
...wasting time mast be (as poor Richard says) the greatest prodigality ;' since, as he elsewhere tells us, ' Lost time is never found again ; and what we...purpose : so by diligence shall we do more with less perplex ity. ' Sloth makes all things difficult, but industty all easy,' as poor Richard says ; and...
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Selections from Jeremy Taylor [and others] designed to assist in forming the ...

Edward Stanley Bosanquet - 1840
...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...let us then up and be doing and doing to the purpose : by diligence shall we do more with less perplexity. ' Sloth makes all things difficult, but industry...
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Practical Morality, Or, A Guide to Men and Manners: Consisting of Lord ...

Conduct of life - 1841 - 275 pages
...It cemet from lie tii'iur title at the water* greatest prodigality ;" since, as he elsewhere tells us, " Lost time is never found again ; and what we...doing, and doing to the purpose : so by diligence we shall do more with less perplexity. " Sloth makes all things difficult, but industry all easy ;...
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The third book of reading lessons, Volume 3

Brothers of the Christian schools of Ireland - 1841
...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 be doing to the purpose; so by diligence shall we do more with less perplexity....
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