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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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Elegant extracts: a copious selection of passages from the most ..., Volume 6

Elegant extracts - 1812
...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...hearken to good advice, and something may be done for us ; " Gold helps them that help themselves," as Poor Richard eays. I. ' It wonld be thought a hard government...
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Lionel and Clarissa, by I. Bickerstaff. The toy shop; the king and the ...

James Plumptre - English drama - 1812
...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 tuxes the Commissioners cannot ease or deliver us, by allowing an abatement. However, let us hearken...
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The Cheap magazine [ed. by G. Miller.] Vol, Volume 1

George Miller - 1813
...others, and 'ouch mow fjiievous to some of us. We are taxed tv.-ice as much by our idleness, three times as much by our pride, and four times as much...for us} " God helps them that help themselves," as poqr Richard says in his Al jianack. It would b; thought a hard government that ihould tax its people...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Benjamin Franklin ..

Benjamin Franklin - 1818
...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 com1 The origin and intent of this popular piece is fully explained by Dr. Franklin in the Memoirs...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Benjamin Franklin...: Posthumous and ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1819
...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...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 their time,...
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Essays and Letters, Volumes 1-2

Benjamin Franklin - American essays - 1820 - 340 pages
...many others, and much more grievous to some of us. We are taxed twice as much by qur idleness, three times as much by our pride, and four times as much...hearken to good advice, and something may be done for us i ' God helps them that help themselves,' as poor Richard says. .1 " I. It would be thought a hard...
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A Father's Gift to His Son, on His Becoming an Apprentice: To which is Added ...

Apprentices - 1821 - 140 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...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 their time...
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Essays and Letters, Volumes 1-2

Benjamin Franklin - 1821
...more grievous to some of us. We are taxed twice as much by our idleness, three times as much by oar pride, and four times as much by our folly; and from...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 their tjme,...
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The British Prose Writers, Volume 19

British prose literature - 1821
...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...hearken to good advice, and something may be done for us i ' God helps them that help themselves,' as poor Richard says. " 1. It would be thought a hard government...
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A Father's Gift to His Son, on His Becoming an Apprentice: To which is Added ...

Apprentices - 1821 - 140 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...commissioners cannot ease or deliver us by allowing an abate9 ment. However, let us .hearken to good advice, and something may be 103 done for us ; ' God...
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