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" Is not the hope of being one day able to purchase and enjoy luxuries a great spur to labor and industry? May not luxury, therefore, produce more than it consumes, if without such a spur people would be, as they are naturally enough inclined to be, lazy... "
An Essay on Colonization, Particularly Applied to the Western Coast of ... - Page 217
by Carl Bernhard Wadström - 1794 - 365 pages
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The Private Correspondence of Benjamin Franklin, LL.D, F.R.S., &c ..., Volume 1

Benjamin Franklin - 1817
...labour and industry ? May not luxury, therefore, produce more than it consumes, if without such a spur people would be, as they are naturally enough inclined to be, lazy and indolent ? To this purpose I remember a circumstance. The skipper of a shallop employed between Cape May ajid Philadelphia,...
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The Private Correspondence of Benjamin Franklin ...: pt.I. Letters on ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1818
...and industry f May not luxury, therefore, produce more } than it consumes, if, without such a spur people would be, as they are naturally enough inclined to be, lazy and indolent ?/ To this purpose I remember a circumstance. The skipper of a shallop employed between Cape May and Philadelphia,...
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Essays and Letters, Volumes 1-2

Benjamin Franklin - American essays - 1820 - 340 pages
...lahour and industry? May not luxury, therefore, produce more than it consumes, if, without such a spur, people would be, as they are naturally enough inclined to be, lazy and indolent ? To this purpose I remember a circumstance. The skipper of a shallop, employed between Cape-May and Philadelphia,...
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The British Prose Writers, Volume 19

British prose literature - 1821
...lahour and industry? May not luxury, therefore, produce more than it consumes, if, without such a spur, people would be, as they are naturally enough inclined to be, lazy and indolent ? To this purpose I remember a circumstance. The skipper of a shallop, employed between Cape-May and Philadelphia,...
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The Life of the Late Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Written by Himself. Together ...

Benjamin Franklin - Statesmen - 1823 - 300 pages
...labor and industry? May not luxury, therefore, produce more than it consumes, if, without such a spur, people would be, as they are naturally enough inclined to be lazy and indolent ? To this purpose I remember a circumstance. The skipper of a shallop, employed between Cape-May and Philadelphia,...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin: Including a Sketch of the Rise and Progress ...

1826 - 407 pages
...labour and industry ? May not luxury, therefore, produce more than it consumes, if, without such labour, people would be, as they are naturally enough inclined to be, lazy and indolent. To this purpose I remember ;i circumstance. The skipper of a shallop, employed between CapeMay and Philadelphia,...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin: Including a Sketch of the Rise and Progress ...

1826 - 407 pages
...labour and industry ? May not luxury, therefore^ produce more than it consumes, if, without such labour, people would be, as they are naturally enough inclined to be, lazy and indolent. To this purpose I remember a circumstance. The skipper of a shallop, employed between Cape» May and Philadelphia,...
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The Young Lady's Book of Classical Letters: Consisting of Epistolary ...

Conduct of life - 1836 - 320 pages
...labour and industry ? May not luxury, therefore, produce more than it consumes, if, without such a spur, people would be, as they are naturally enough inclined to be, lazy and indolent ? To this purpose I remember a circumstance. The skipper of a shallop, employed between Cape May and Philadelphia,...
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The Works of Benjamin Franklin: Containing Several Political and ..., Volume 2

Benjamin Franklin, Jared Sparks - Statesmen - 1836
...such a spur people would be, * Prom a letter to Mr. Benjamin Vaughan, dated at Passy, July 26th, 1784. as they are naturally enough inclined to be, lazy and indolent ? To this purpose I remember a circumstance. The skipper of a shallop, employed between Cape May and Philadelphia,...
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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of Essays, Humorous, Moral ...

Benjamin Franklin - Political science - 1840 - 320 pages
...labour and industry ? May not luxury, therefore, produce more than it consumes, if, without such a spur, people would be as they are naturally enough inclined to be, lazy and indolent. To this purpose I remember a circumstance. The skipper of a shallop, employed between Cape May and Philadelphia,...
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