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" 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 Idleness,... "
The Stoddard Library: A Thousand Hours of Entertainment with the World's ... - Page 274
by John Lawson Stoddard - 1913
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The Scots Magazine, Volume 39

English literature - 1777
...he that hath a much by our Idlenefs, three times as calling hath an office of profit and homuch by our Pride, and four times as much by our Folly ; and from thefe taxes the commiflioners cannot eafe or deliver us, by allowing an abatement. However, let us...
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Political, Miscellaneous, and Philosophical Pieces: Arranged Under the ...

Benjamin Franklin - American prose literature - 1779 - 567 pages
...much more grievous to fome of us. We are taxed twice as much by our idlenefs, three times as much by our pride, and four times as much by our folly; and from thefe taxes the commiffioners cannot cafe or deliver us, by allowing an abatement. However, let us...
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal, Volume 62

Books - 1780
...much more grievous to fome of us. We are taxed twice as much by our idlenefs, three times as much by our pride, and four times as much by our folly ; and from thefe taxes the commiflioners cannot cafe or deliver us, by allowing an abatement. However, let us...
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The Monthly Review, Volume 62

1780
...much more grievous to fume of us. We are taxed twice as much by our idlenefs, three times as much by our pride, and four times as much by our folly ; and from thefe taxes the commiflkmers cannot cafe or deliver us, by allowing an abatement. However, let us hearken...
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the monthly review or literary journal: from january to june, inclusive,. m ...

several hands - 1780
...much more grievous to fome of us. We are taxed twice as much by pur idleness, three times as much by our pride, and four times as much by our folly ; and from thefe taxes the commiflioners cannot cafe or deliver us, by allowing an abatement. However, let us...
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The Bee: Or Literary Weekly Intelligencer, Volume 1

James Anderson - Scotland - 1791
...much more grievous to fome of us. We are taxed twice as much by our idlenefs, three times as much by our pride, and four times as much by our folly ; and from thefe taxes the commifiioners cannot eafe or deliver us, by allowing an abatement. However, let us...
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The Prose epitome; or, Extracts, elegant, instructive, and entertaining ...

Conduct of life - 1792 - 456 pages
...much more grievous to fomc of us. We are taxed twice as fnuch by our idlencfs, three timos as much by our pride, and four times as much by our folly : and from thcfe taxes the commilfioncrs cannot cafe or deliver us by allowing an abatement. However, let us hearken...
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The Scots Magazine, Volume 39

English literature - 1777
...Pride, a nd fon r ti mes as m lieh by our Folly ; and from theft taxes the commiflioners cannot tale or deliver us, by allowing an abatement. However, let us hearken to good advice, and fomething may be done for us ; " God helps them that help themfelves," as poor Richard fays, in his...
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Association Papers..: Part I. Publications printed by special order of the ...

Association for Preserving Liberty and Property against Republicans and Levellers (London, England) - France - 1793
...more * grievous to fome of us. We are taxed twice as much 4 by our idlenefs, three times as much by our pride, * and four times as much by our folly, and from thefe * taxes the Commiflioners canfiot eafe or deliver us, by 4 allowing an abatement. However, let...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 63, Part 1

Early English newspapers - 1793
...much more grievous to fome of us. We are taxed twice as much by our idlenefs, three times a? much by our pride, and four times as much by our folly ; and from thtfe taxes the commiiyoners can not cafe us by allowing any abatement." — " Before any one (fays...
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