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" God helps them that help themselves,' as poor Richard says. " I. It would be thought a hard government that should tax its people one tenth part of their time, to be employed in its service: but idleness taxes many of us much more; sloth, by bringing... "
Essays and Letters - Page 72
by Benjamin Franklin - 1820 - 340 pages
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Political, Miscellaneous, and Philosophical Pieces: Arranged Under the ...

Benjamin Franklin - United States - 1779 - 567 pages
...bright," as Poor Richard fays. " But doft thou love ' I. It would be thought a hard government that mould tax its people one tenth part of their time, to be employed in its fervice: But idlenefs taxes many of us much more; florh, by bringing on difeafes, abfolutely fhortens...
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The Complete Works in Philosophy, Politics, and Morals, of the ..., Volume 3

Benjamin Franklin - American literature - 1806
...allowing an abatement. However, let us hearken to good advice, and something may be done for us; " God helps them that help themselves," as poor Richard...taxes many of us much more; sloth, by bringing on diseases, absolutely shortens life. " Sloth, like rust, consumes faster than labour wears, while the...
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Elegant extracts: a copious selection of passages from the most eminent ...

Elegant extracts - 1812
...Poor Richard >ays. I. ' It wonld be thought a hard government that should tax its people one-tenth part of their time to be employed in its service;...taxes many of us much more; sloth, by bringing on diseases, absolutely shortens life. " Sloth, like rust, consumes faster than labour wears, while the...
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Lionel and Clarissa, by I. Bickerstaff. The toy shop; the king and the ...

James Plumptre - English drama - 1812
...They joined in desiring him to speak his mind, and gathering round him, he proceeded as follows : 1. It would be thought a hard government that should tax its people one-tenth part of their time, to be enFRIENDS, says he, the taxes are indeed very heavy ; and if those...
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Memoirs of the life and writings of Benjamin Franklin ...

Benjamin Franklin, William Temple Franklin - Biography & Autobiography - 1818 - 449 pages
...by allowing an abatement. However, let us hearken to good advice, and something may be done for us; God helps them that help themselves, as Poor Richard...thought a hard government that should tax its people onetenth part of their time, to be employed in its service : but idleness taxes many of us much more;...
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The Posthumous and Other Writings of Benjamin Franklin ...

Benjamin Franklin, William Temple Franklin - American literature - 1819
...by allowing an abatement. However, let us hearken to good advice, and something may be done for us ; God helps them that help themselves, as Poor Richard...thought a hard government that should tax its people one-tenth part of their time, to be employed in its service : but idleness taxes many of us much more...
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Machintosh's collection of Gaelic proverbs, and familiar phrases: Englished ...

Donald Macintosh - Proverbs, Scottish Gaelic - 1819 - 239 pages
...wise is enough,' as JPoor Richard, says. —They joined in desiring him to speak his mind"; and, 3. " It would be thought a hard government, that should tax its people one-tenth part of their time to be employed in its service; but idleness taxes many of us much more;...
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Poor Richard; or, The way to wealth

Benjamin Franklin - 1820
...as poor Richard says in the almanac for 1733. ard says. 'But dost thou \oveVc. "It would bethought a hard government that should tax its people one tenth...service: but idleness taxes many of us much more, if we reckon all that is spent in absolute sloth, or in doing of nothing, with that which is spent...
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A Father's Gift to His Son, on His Becoming an Apprentice: To which is Added ...

Conduct of life - 1821 - 140 pages
...hearken to' good advice, and SO«veft&B%ttW3 104 done for us; 'God helps them help themselves ;' as poor says. • "I. It would be thought a hard government that should tax its pie one-tenth part of their time to b& employed in its service : but idleness taxes many of us much...
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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of Essays, Humorous, Moral ...

Benjamin Franklin, Henry Stueber - Statesmen - 1825 - 303 pages
...It.would be thought a hard government that should tax its people one-tenth part of their time, to bo employed in its service ; but idleness taxes many of us much more, if we reckon all that is spent in absolute sloth, or doing of nothing, with that which is spent in...
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