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" Neighbours, 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 discharge them; but we have many others, and much more grievous to some of us. We are taxed twice as much by our... "
Poor Richard; or, The way to wealth - Page 1
by Benjamin Franklin - 1820 - 288 pages
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The Christian Pioneer, Volumes 2-5

Baptists - 1744
...only ones we had to p*j, we might more easily discharge them ; but we have many others, and much more grievous to some of us. We are taxed twice as much by our idleness, three times as mads by our pride, and four times as much by our folly : and from these ;axes the commissioners canaot...
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Life of Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - 1846 - 224 pages
...are taxed twice as much hy our idleness, three times as much hy our pride, and four times as much hy our folly; and from these taxes the commissioners cannot ease or deliver us, hy allowing an ahatement. However, let us hearken to good advice, and something may he done for us;...
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Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight, Volume 1

Half hours - 1847
...only ones we had to pay, we might more easily discharge them ; but we have many others, and much more grievous to some of us. We are taxed twice as much...commissioners cannot ease or deliver us by allowing an abatement. However, let us hearken to good advice, and something may be done for us ; 'God helps...
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Western Miscellany, Volume 1

Benjamin Franklin Ells - American literature - 1778 - 384 pages
...only ones we had to pay, we might more easily discharge them; but we have many others, and much more grievous to some of us. We are taxed twice as much...folly ; and from these taxes the commissioners cannot case or deliv«r us by allowing an abatement. However, let us hearken to good advice and something...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin

Orville Luther Holley - Inventors - 1848 - 468 pages
...only ones we had to pay, we might more easily discharge them ; but we have many others, and much more grievous to some of us. We are taxed twice as much...our folly ; and from these taxes the commissioners can not ease or deliver us, by allowing an abatement. However, let us hearken to good advice, and something...
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The (Old) Farmer's Almanack, Issues 69-78

Robert Bailey Thomas - Almanacs, American - 1860
...discharge them ; but we have many others, and much more grievous to some of us. We are taxed twice a» much by our idleness, three times as much by our pride, and four times as ranch by our folly; ahd from these taxes the commissioners cannot ease or deliver us by OUR NATIONAL...
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The literary class book; or, Readings in English literature

Robert Joseph Sullivan - 1850
...only ones we had to pay, we might more easily discharge them ; but we have many others, and much more grievous to some of us. We are taxed twice as much...commissioners cannot ease or deliver us, by allowing an abatement. 26. The common fluency of speech in many men, and most women, is owing to a scarcity...
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The World's Laconics: Or, The Best Thoughts of the Best Authors

Tryon Edwards - Quotations, English - 1853 - 432 pages
...only ones we had to pay, we might more easily discharge them ; but we have many others, and" much more grievous to some of us. — We are taxed twice as...commissioners cannot ease or deliver us, by allowing an abatement. — Franklin. TAXING. — Taxing is an easy business. Any projector can contrive new...
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The Cottager's monthly visitor, Volume 33

1853
...only ones we had to pay, we might more easily discharge them ; but we have many others, and much more grievous to some of us. We are taxed twice as much...commissioners cannot ease or deliver us by allowing an abatement. However, let us hearken to good advice, and something may be done for us : ' God helps...
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The Select Works of Benjamin Franklin: Including His Autobiography

Benjamin Franklin - Inventors - 1853 - 488 pages
...only ones we had to pay, we might more easily discharge them ; but we have many others, and much more grievous to some of us. We are taxed twice as much...commissioners cannot ease or deliver us, by allowing an abatement. However, let us hearken to good advice, and something may be done for us. ' God helps...
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