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

William Chambers - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1853
...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, and four...hearken to good advice, and something may be done for Ha : ' God helps them that help themselves,' as poor Richard says in his Almanac. '< It would be thought...
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The World's Laconics: Or, The Best Thoughts of the Best Authors

Tryon Edwards - Quotations, English - 1853 - 432 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...cannot ease or deliver us, by allowing an abatement. — Franklin. TAXING. — Taxing is an easy business. Any projector can contrive new impositions ;...
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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of Essays, Humorous, Moral ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1853 - 288 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 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...to good advice, and something may be done for us; „God helps them that help themselves," ńs poor Richard says. „I. It would be thought a hard government...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin: Written by Himself ; to which is Added His ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1855 - 375 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...to good advice, and something may be done for us; 'God helps them that help themselves,' as poor Richard says in his almanac. " It would be thought a...
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Hand-book of American Literature, Historical, Biographical, and Critical

Joseph Gostwick - American literature - 1856 - 319 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...hearken to good advice, and something may be done for us — ' God helps them that help themselves,' as Poor Richard says." — [The old man, after lecturing...
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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
...; but we have manv 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 htljis them that help thcmsilres, as Poor Richard saye. "I. It would be thought a hard government,...
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Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight, Volume 1

Half hours - 1856
...of us. We are taxed twice as much by our idleness, three times as much by our pride, and four timos as much by our folly; and from these taxes the commissioners...hearken to good advice, and something may be done for us ; ' God helps them that help themselves,' as poor Richard says. " L It would be thought a hard government...
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Laconics: Or the Best Words of the Best Authors ...

John Timbs - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1856
...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. — Franklin. CI.XV. It is downright hypocrisy in a man of certain degree, not immediately to take...
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The Youth's Companion and Counsellor

William Chambers - Conduct of life - 1858 - 350 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...hearken to good advice, and something may be done for us ; ' God helps them that help themselves,' as poor Richard says in his almanac. " It would be thought...
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