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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 Young Man's Book of Classical Letters: Consisting of Epistolary ...

Author of The young man's own book - English letters - 1841 - 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 Phi. ladelphia,...
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The Works of ... Franklin: Consisting of Essays, Humorous, Moral, and ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1846 - 304 pages
...industry? May not luxury therefore produce more than it consumes, if, without such a spur, people would he, as they are naturally enough inclined to be, lazy and indolent. To this purpose I rememher a circumstance. The skipper of a shallop, employed hetween Cape May and Philadelphia,...
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The Select Works of Benjamin Franklin: Including His Autobiography

Benjamin Franklin - Inventors - 1853 - 488 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: Written by Himself ; to which is Added His ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1855 - 375 pages
...labor and industry ? May not luxury therefore, produce more than it consiimes, 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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Exercises on Words: Designed as a Course of Practice on the Rudiments of ...

William Russell - English language - 1856 - 225 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 ? In our commercial towns upon the seacoast, fortunes will occasionally be made. Some of those who...
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The Autobiography and Essays of Dr. Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - 1864 - 231 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, Volume 3

Benjamin Franklin - 1875
...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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Life of Benjamin Franklin, Written by Himself, Volume 3

Benjamin Franklin - 1875
...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

Jeremiah Chaplin - 1876 - 398 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?" And to illustrate his meaning, he related an incident which occurred about this time. " The skipper...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin, Written by Himself: Now First ..., Volume 3

Benjamin Franklin - Printers - 1884
...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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