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" Methinks I hear some of you say, 'Must a man afford himself no leisure?' I will tell thee, my friend, what Poor Richard says, Employ thy time well, if thou meanest to gain leisure; and since thou art not sure of a minute, throw not away an hour. "
The gleaner; or, Entertainment for the fire-side [compiled by J. Watson]. - Page 374
by Gleaner - 1805
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Preceptive, Moral, and Sentimental Pieces: On the Duties of the Young, Issue 10

Chapbooks - 1796 - 20 pages
...weak-handed ; but stick to it steadily, and you will see great effects; for *' Constant dropping wears away stones: and by diligence and ..>•-...... patience...if thou meanest to gain leisure ; and, since thou art not sure of a minute throw not away an hour." Leisure is time for doing something useful; this...
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Poor Richard; or, The way to wealth

Benjamin Franklin - 1820
...strokes fell great oaks/ as poor Richard says in his almanac, the year I cannot just now remember. " Methinks I hear some of you say, ' Must a man afford...poor Richard says, ' Employ thy time well, if thou means to gain leisure ; and since thou art not sure of a minute, throw not away an hour.' Leisure is...
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Select Pieces

Benjamin Franklin - American literature - 1804 - 59 pages
...handed; but stick to it steadily, and you will see great effects ; for, "constant dropping wears away stones, and by diligence and patience the mouse ate in two the cable; and, light strokes fell great oaks," as poor Richard says in his Almanack, the year I cannot just now remember....
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The Complete Works in Philosophy, Politics, and Morals, of the ..., Volume 3

Benjamin Franklin - American literature - 1806
...weak-handed ; but stick to it steadily, and you will see great effects, for " constant dropping wears away stones ; and by diligence and patience the mouse ate...well, if thou meanest to gain leisure ; and since thou art not sure of a minute, throw not away an hour." Leisure is time for doing something useful ; this...
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The complete works ... of ... Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - 1806
...weak-handed; but stick to it steadily, and you will see great effects, for " constant dropping wears away stones; and by diligence and patience the mouse ate...what poor Richard says: " employ thy time well, if thdu meanest to gain leisure; and since thou art not sure of a minute, throw not away au hour." Leisure...
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Elegant extracts: a copious selection of passages from the most eminent ...

Elegant extracts - 1812
...weak-handed; but stick to it steadily, and you will see great effects ; for " Constant dropping wean away stones : and by diligence and patience the mouse ate...Must a man afford himself no leisure?" I will tell thce, my friend, what Poor Richard says ; " Employ thy time well, if thou meanest to gain leisure ,...
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Lionel and Clarissa, by I. Bickerstaff. The toy shop; the king and the ...

James Plumptre - English drama - 1812
...weak-handed ; but stick to it steadily, and you will see great effects ; for " Constant " dropping wears away stones," and " By diligence and " patience the mouse...you say, " Must a man " afford himself no leisure ?" 1 will tell thee, my friend, what Poor Richard says : " Employ thy time well, if " thou meanest...
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The literary miscellany: or, Selections and extracts, classical and ...

1812
...Richard says in his Almanack, the year I cannot just now remember. Methinks I hear some of you s:iy. "must a man afford himself no leisure? — I will...tell thee, my friend, what poor Richard says: "Employ lliy time well, if thou meanest to gain leisure; and' since thou art not sure of a minute,- throw not...
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The literary miscellany: or, Selections and extracts, classical and ...

1812
...handed ; but Stick to it steadily, and you will see great effects ; for, "constant dropping wears away stones, and by diligence and patience the mouse ate in two the cable; and, lightstrokes fell greatoaks," as poor Richard says in his Almanack, the year I cannot just now remember....
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The Cheap magazine [ed. by G. Miller.] Vol

George Miller - 1813
...MethinlCs 1 hear some of you say, " Must a man a-tTord himself no leisure?" — 1 will tell thce, ' my friend, what poor Richard says : " Employ thy time well, if thou mean • est to gin leisure ; and sinc# thou art not sure of a minute, thiow not away an hour." Leisure...
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