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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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The Bristol Job Nott, Or, Labouring Man's Friend, Issue 1

Working class - 1832
...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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The American Almanac and Repository of Useful Knowledge for the ..., Volume 1

Almanacs, American - 1833
...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...abatement. However, let us hearken to good advice, arul something may be done for us; " God helps them that help themselves," as Poor Richard says. I....
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The Saturday Magazine ..., Volume 1

1833
...many others, and much more grievous to some of us. We arc taxed twice &s 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. — FRANKLIN. 82 83 BOUNDLESSNESS OF THE CREATION. ABOUT the time of the invention of...
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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of Essays, Humourous, Moral ...

Benjamin Franklin - American essays - 1834 - 290 pages
...in others, and much more grievous to some of us. ' We are taxed twice as mucn by our idleness, three times as much by our pride, and four times as much...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, if we reckon aflf that...
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Benjamin Franklin's Way to Wealth: And William Penn's Maxims ...

Benjamin Franklin - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1834 - 192 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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The Monthly Repository and Library of Entertaining Knowledge, Volume 4

1834
...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 any abatement.—FEANKLIN. THE HORN OF THE ALPS. WHAT time, behind the distant rock, Slow sinks the...
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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of Essays, Humourous, Moral ...

Benjamin Franklin - American essays - 1834 - 290 pages
...deliver us, hy allowing an ahatement. However, let UK hearken to good ndvice, and something may he done for us; 'God helps them that help themselves,' as poor Richard says in his Ahuannc. " It would he thought a hard government that Should tax its people one-tenth part of their...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin: With Many Choice Anecdotes and Admirable ...

Mason Locke Weems - Statesmen - 1835 - 239 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...hearken to good advice, and something may be done for usj "God helps them that help themselves," as poor Richard says. I. It will be thought a hard government...
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The Works of Benjamin Franklin: Containing Several Political and ..., Volume 2

Benjamin Franklin, Jared Sparks - Statesmen - 1836
...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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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of Essays, Humorous, Moral ...

Benjamin Franklin - Autobiographical memory - 1837 - 328 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 in his Almanac. 'It...
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