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" How much more than is necessary do we spend in sleep, forgetting that the sleeping fox catches no poultry, and that there will be sleeping enough in the grave, as Poor Richard says. "
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edited by - 1911 - 401 pages
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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
...Poor Richard fays, " the greateft prodi" gality ;" fince, as he elfewhere tells us, " Loft time isi " never found again ; and what we call time enough,...always proves little enough." Let us then up and be x* doing, and doing to the purpofe: for by diligence we * fhall do more with lefS perplexity. " Sloth,...
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Poor Richard; or, The way to wealth

Benjamin Franklin - 1820 - 288 pages
...catches no poultry, and that there will be sleeping enough in the grave/ as poor Richard says. ' If time be of all things the most precious, wasting time...enough, always proves little enough:' let us then be up and doing, and doing to the purpose ; so by diligence we shall do more with less perplexity....
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Select Pieces

Benjamin Franklin - American literature - 1804 - 59 pages
...catches no poultry, and that there will be sleeping enough in the grave," as poor Richard says. " If time be of all things the most precious, wasting time...found again ; and what we call time enough, always f>roves little enough." Let us then be up and doing, and doing to the purpose; so by diligence we shall...
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The complete works ... of ... Benjamin Franklin, Volume 3

Benjamin Franklin - 1806
...catches no poultry, and that there will be sleeping enough in the grave/' as poor Richard says. " If time be of all things the most precious, wasting time...Richard says, " the greatest prodigality ;" since, aa he elsewhere tells us, "lost time is never found again ; and what we call time enough always proves...
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Maxims, observations & reflections on morality and religion; selected from ...

T Nixon - 1806 - 162 pages
...a wise man can employ leisure 'well ; and he that makes best use of his time, has none to spare. If time be of all things the most precious, wasting time must be the greatest prodigality, since lost time is never found again, and what we call time enough, . always...
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Elegant extracts: a copious selection of passages from the most ..., Volume 6

Elegant extracts - 1812
...catches no poultry, and that there will be sleeping enough in the grave," as Poor Richard says. ' " If time be of all things the most precious, wasting time...Lost time is never found again ; and what we call link' enough always proves little enough." Let us then up, and be doing and doing to the purpose, so...
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The literary miscellany: or, Selections and extracts, classical ..., Volume 9

1812
...catches no poultry, and that there will be sleeping enough in the grave," as poor Richard says. " If time be of all things the most precious, wasting time...prodigality ;" since, as he elsewhere tells us, " Lost timeis never found again ; and what we call time enough, always proves little enough." Let us then...
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The Cheap magazine [ed. by G. Miller.] Vol, Volume 1

George Miller - 1813
...catches no poultry, and that there will be sleeping enough in the grave," as poor Richard says. "If time be of all things the most precious, wasting time...be, (as poor Richard says) the greatest prodigality j" since, as he else* where tells, " Lost time is never found again ; and what Recall time enough always...
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A Father's Gift to His Son, on His Becoming an Apprentice: To which is Added ...

Apprentices - 1821 - 140 pages
...catches no poultry, and that there will be sleeping enough in the grave," as Poor Richard says. " If time be of all things the most precious, wasting time...call time enough always proves little enough.' Let , then, up and be doing, and doing to the purpose : so by diligence shall 105 we do more with less...
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Essays and Letters, Volumes 1-2

Benjamin Franklin - 1821
...catches no poultry, and that there will be sleeping enough in the grave,' as poor Richard says. " ' If time be of all things the most precious, wasting time...;' since, as he elsewhere tells us, ' lost time is nerer found again ; and what we call time enough always proves little enough :" let us then up and...
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