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" and neighbors, 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... "
Essays and Letters - Page 74
by Benjamin Franklin - 1820 - 340 pages
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The Christian's penny magazine, and friend of the people [ed. by J. Campbell ...

Congregational union of England and Wales - 1850
...them; but we have many uthers, and much mere grievous to some of as. We are taxed twice as much by our idleness, three times as much by our pride, and four...commissioners cannot ease or deliver us, by allowing асу abatement." Yes : and the old American philosopher might have added, the tax which men and women...
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The Christian Pioneer, Volumes 2-5

Baptists - 1744
...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 ease .or deliver us, by allowing «nv abatement." Yes : and the old...
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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
...; 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 much by our pride, and four...hearken to good advice, and something may be done for us ; 'God helps them that help themselves,' as poor Richard says. solutely shortens life. ' Sloth, like...
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The Western Miscellany, Volume 1

Benjamin Franklin Ells - American literature - 1778 - 384 pages
...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 much by our pride, and four...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
...them; but wenhave 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...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
...; 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
...; 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 much by our pride, and four...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 of matter, and...
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The Select Works of Benjamin Franklin: Including His Autobiography

Benjamin Franklin - Inventors - 1853 - 488 pages
...; 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 much by our pride, and four...to good advice, and something may be done for us. ' God helps them that help themselves,' as poor Richard says. " 1. It would be thought a hard government...
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The Cottager's monthly visitor, Volume 33

1853
...; 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 much by our pride, and four...hearken to good advice, and something may be done for us : ' God helps them that help themselves,' as Poor Richard says. "1. It would be thought a hard government...
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