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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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A Compendium of American Literature: Chronologically Arranged, with ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - American literature - 1858 - 740 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, llowever, let us hearken to good advice, and something may be done for us ; God helps them that help...
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Materials for French prose composition, or selections from the best English ...

Ferdinand E A. Gasc - 1858
...but we have many others, and much more grievous to some of us. We are taxed twice as much s by our idleness, three times as much by our pride, and four times as much0 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 - 1859 - 784 pages
...; but we have many others, and much more grievous to some of us. We are taxed twice aa much by our idleness, three times as much by our pride, and four...However, let us hearken to good advice, and something may he done for us ; God helps them that help themselves, as Poor Richard says. " It would be thought a...
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Lectures for the People

Hugh Stowell Brown - Baptists - 1859 - 414 pages
...sermon, he said, "The taxes laid on by Government are very heavy, but we are taxed twice as much by our idleness — three times as much by our pride —...cannot ease or deliver us by allowing an abatement." There is a self-imposed taxation, of which we seldom think, but a taxation of enormous magnitude. If...
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The New School Reader

Charles Walton Sanders - 1859
...more grievous to some of us. We are taxed twice as much by our idleness, three tunes as much by OMI pride, and four times as much by 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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Materials for French prose composition, or selections from the best English ...

Ferdinand E A. Gasc - 1860
...are taxed twice as much8 by our idleness, three times as much by our pride, and four times as much9 by our folly ; and from these taxes the commissioners cannot ease or deliver us, by allowing an abatement.10 However, let us hearken to good advice, and something may be done for us ; ' God helps...
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Literary Class Book; Or, Readings in English Literature: To which is ...

Robert Sullivan - Didactic literature - 1861 - 504 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...commissioners cannot ease or deliver us, by allowing nn abatement. 26. The common fluency of speech in many men, and most women, is owing to a scarcity...
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A compendium of American literature, arranged by C.D. Cleveland. Stereotyped ed

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1862
...; 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 saja. " It would be thought a hard government...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1862 - 776 pages
...; but we have many others, and much more gricvous 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 lays. " It would be thought a hard government...
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Historical nuggets. Bibliotheca Americana or A descriptive account of my ...

Henry Newton Stevens - 1862
...Pride, and four times "as much by our Folty, and from theie Taxes the Co mniiffi oners cannot enfe or deliver us by allowing an Abatement. However let us hearken to good Advice, and fomeMmi ' iii.ii be done for us ; Cod helps them that help themselves, as Poor Richard fays, in his...
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