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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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Chambers's Information for the People: A Popular Encyclopedia, Volume 2

William Chambers - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1853
...discharge them: but we have many others, and I much more grievous to some of us. We are taxed twice аз much by our idleness, three times as much by our pride,...commissioners cannot ease or deliver us, by allowing an abatement. However, let us hearken to good advice, and something may be done for Ha : ' God helps...
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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of Essays, Humorous, Moral ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1853 - 288 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...times as much by our pride, and four times as much liy our folly ; and from these taxes the commissioners cannot east: or deliver us, by allowing an abatement....
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American Classical Authors

Ludwig Herrig - American literature - 1854 - 553 pages
...We are taxed twice ńs much by our idleness, three times ńs much by our pride, and- four times ńs much by our folly; and from these taxes the 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 Life of Benjamin Franklin: Written by Himself ; to which is Added His ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1855 - 375 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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Hand-book of American Literature, Historical, Biographical, and Critical

Joseph Gostwick - American literature - 1856 - 319 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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Laconics: Or the Best Words of the Best Authors ...

John Timbs - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1856
...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. CI.XV. It is downright hypocrisy in a man of certain degree, not immediately...
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The Prose Writers of America: With a Survey of the Intellectual History ...

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - American prose literature - 1856 - 552 pages
...only once we had to pay, we might more easily discharge them ; but we have manv 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 htljis...
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Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight, Volume 1

Half hours - 1856
...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...idleness, three times as much by our pride, and four timos as much by our folly; and from these taxes the commissioners cannot ease or deliver us by allowing...
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A Compendium of American Literature: Chronologically Arranged, with ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - American literature - 1858 - 740 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, llowever, let us hearken to good advice, and something may be done for us ; God helps...
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The Youth's Companion and Counsellor

William Chambers - Conduct of life - 1858 - 350 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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