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" The taxes are indeed very heavy ; and if those laid on by the government were the only ones we had to pay, we might more easily discharg-e them ; but we have many others, and much more grievous to some of us. — We are taxed twice as much by our idleness,... "
The Life of Benjamin Franklin: Including a Sketch of the Rise and Progress ... - Page 336
1826 - 407 pages
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Preceptive, Moral, and Sentimental Pieces: On the Duties of the Young, Issue 10

Chapbooks - 1796 - 20 pages
...many others, and much more grievous to some of us. We are taxed twice as much by our idleness, three times as much by our pride, and four times as much...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 themselves,"...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose, Volume 2

Vicesimus Knox - English prose literature - 1797
...our pride, and four times aj much by our folly; and from thefe taxes the commiflioners cannot eafe or deliver us by allowing an abatement. However, let us hearken to good advice, and fomething may be done for us ; " God helps them that help themfelves," as Poor Richard fays. I. ' It...
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The Immortal Mentor, Or, Man's Unerring Guide to a Healthy, Wealthy & Happy ...

Luigi Cornaro - Conduct of life - 1802 - 321 pages
...many others, and much more grievous to fome of us. We are taxed twice as much by our idlenefs, three times as much by our pride, and four times as much by our folly ; and from thefe taxes the commiffioners cannot eafe or deliver us, by allowing an abatement. However, let us...
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Poor Richard; or, The way to wealth

Benjamin Franklin - 1820 - 288 pages
...might n hut we have mai; grievous to some of us. We are taxed twice as much by our idleness, three times as much by our pride, and four times 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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Benjamin Franklin - American literature - 1804 - 59 pages
...many others, and much more grevious to some of us. We are taxed twice as much by our idleness, three times as much by our pride, and four times as much...that help themselves," as poor Richard Says in his almanack. It would be thought a hard government thatshould tax it's people one-tenth part of their...
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The gleaner; or, Entertainment for the fire-side [compiled by J. Watson].

Gleaner - 1805
...many others, and much more grievous to some of us. We are taxed twice as much by our idleness, three times as much by our pride, and four times as much...; " God helps them that help themselves,'* as poor Richard-says. I. 'It would be thought a hard government that should tax its people one tenth part of...
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The Complete Works in Philosophy, Politics, and Morals, of the ..., Volume 3

Benjamin Franklin - American literature - 1806
...many others, and much more grievous to some of us. We are taxed twice as much by our idleness, three times as much by our pride, and four times as much...them that help themselves," as poor Richard says. ' I. It would be thought a hurd government that should tax its. people one tenth part of their time,...
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The complete works ... of ... Benjamin Franklin, Volume 3

Benjamin Franklin - 1806
...many others, and much more grievous to some of us. We are taxed twice as much by our idleness, three times as much by our pride, and four times as much...them that help themselves," as poor Richard says. * 1. It would be thought a hard government that slrould tax its people one tenth part of their time,...
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The Belfast Monthly Magazine, Volume 7

1811
...many others, and much more grievous to some of us, we are taxed twice as much by our idleness, three times as much by our pride, and four times as much by our folly, and from these taxes the government cannot deliver us." But it is in our own power, in a great measure, to deliver ourselves,...
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The literary miscellany: or, Selections and extracts, classical ..., Volume 9

1812
...many others, and much more grevious to some of us. We are taxed twice as much by our idleness, three times as much by our pride, and four times as much...us; "God helps them that help themselves," as poor Bichard says in his almanack. It would be thought a hard government thatshould tax it's people one-tenth...
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