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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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Essays and Letters, Volumes 1-2

Benjamin Franklin - 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...from these taxes the commissioners cannot ease or del,ver us, by allowing an abatement. However, let us hearken to good ad\ice, and something may be...
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Plain Directions on Domestic Economy: Showing Particularly what are the ...

Cooking - 1821 - 16 pages
...by bewildering yonr. brain with strong liquor. Id * "• t •' ; » SAYINGS OF POOR RICH AR». " I. It would be thought a hard government that should tax its people one lentil part of their time to be employed in its service : but ¡Ui-пегч taxes many of us much...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin: With Many Choice Anecdotes and Admirable ...

Mason Locke Weems - Statesmen - 1822 - 264 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. 1 (t will be thought a hard government that should tax its people one tenth part of their time, to...
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An Introduction to the Universal Explanatory Reader: Designed for Junior ...

William Pinnock - Readers (Primary) - 1822 - 232 pages
...others, and much more grievous to some of us. 6. 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. 7- However, let us hearken to good advice, and something may be done for us; 'God helps...
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The Cottager's monthly visitor, Volume 2

1822
...many others, and much more grievous to some of as. We are taxed twice. as much by our idleness, three times as much by our pride, and four times as much...and from these taxes the Commissioners cannot ease us, or deliver us, by allowing an abatement. The Same. We return our thanks to Veritas for the above...
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The Art of Employing Time to the Greatest Advantage, the True Source of ...

Conduct of life - 1822 - 312 pages
...Treatise m Life and Death, which contains some very curious inquiries on the art of prolonging life. * " It would be thought a hard government that should tax its people one-tenth part of their time to be employed in its service : but idleness taxes many of us much more ; sloth, by bringing on...
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Handbuch der englischen sprache und literature, Volume 1

H. Nolte - 1823
...others, and much more grievous to some of us. We are taxed twice as much by our idleness, three times a* much by our pride, and four times as much by our folly j and from these taxes the commissioners cannot ease or de- . liver us by «У owing an abatement....
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The Moral Instructor, and Guide to Virtue: Being a Compendium of Moral ...

Jesse Torrey - Ethics - 1824 - 300 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. 5 " It would bethought a hard government that should tax its people one tenth part of their time, to...
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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1825 - 303 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...themselves,' as poor Richard says in his Almanac. " It.would be thought a hard government that should tax its people one-tenth part of their time, to...
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The Laughing Philosopher: Being the Entire Works of Momus, Jester of Olympus ...

English wit and humor - 1825 - 767 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...However, let us hearken to good advice, and something maybe done for us ; God helps them that help themselves, as poor Richard says. " It would be thought...
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