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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 British Prose Writers - Page 77
1821
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Political, Miscellaneous, and Philosophical Pieces: Arranged Under the ...

Benjamin Franklin - United States - 1779 - 567 pages
...of a minute, " throw not away an hour." Leifure is time for ' doing fomething ufeful; this leifure the diligent ' man will obtain, but the lazy man never ; for> " A life of leifure and a life of lazinefs are two " things. Many, without labour, would live by " their wits only,...
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The Bee,: Or Literary Weekly Intelligencer, Volume 1

James Anderson - 1791
...for, as poor Richard fays, " Troubles fpring from idlenefs, and grievous toil from needlefs eafe : Many without labour would live by their wits only ; but they break for want of flock :" Whereas induftry gives comfort, and plenty, and refpeft. " Fly pleafures, and they'll follow...
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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
...of a minute, throw n*t away an hour." ' Leifure is time for doing fomething ufeful ; this lei* fure the diligent man will obtain, but the lazy man * never ; for, " A life of leifure and a life of lazinefs " are two things. Many without labour would live *' by their wits only,...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose ..., Volume 2

1797 - 1120 pages
...fure of a minute, throw not away an hour." Leifure is time for doing fomethinc; ufeful : this leifure the diligent man will obtain, but the lazy man never; for, "A life of leifure and a life of lazinefs are two things. Many, without labour, would live by their wits only,...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose

Vicesimus Knox - English prose literature - 1797
...fure of a minute, throw not away an hour." Leifure is time for doing fomething ufeful: this leifure the diligent man will obtain, but the lazy man never; for, "A life of leifure and a Hie of lazinefs are two things. Many, without labour, would live by their wits only,...
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The Immortal Mentor, Or, Man's Unerring Guide to a Healthy, Wealthy, and ...

Luigi Cornaro - Conduct of life - 1802 - 321 pages
...fure of a minute, throw not away an hour." Leifure is time for doing fomething ufeful ; this leifure the diligent man will obtain, but the lazy man never ; for, " A life of leifure and a life of lazinefs are two things. Many, without labour would live by their wits only,...
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Poor Richard; or, The way to wealth

Benjamin Franklin - 1820
...thou art not sure of a minute, throw not away an hour.' Leisure is lime in doing something useful ; this leisure the diligent man will obtain, but the lazy man never ; so that, as poor Richard says, ' A life of leisure and a life of laziness are two things. Do you...
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Select Pieces

Benjamin Franklin - American literature - 1804 - 59 pages
...minute, throw net POOR RICHARD'S ALMANACK. away an hour." Leisure is time for doing something useful ; this leisure the diligent man will obtain, but the lazy man never; so that, as poor Richard says, ' "A life of leisure and a life of laziness are two things." Do you...
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The gleaner; or, Entertainment for the fire-side [compiled by J. Watson].

Gleaner - 1805
...thou are not sure of a minute, throw not away an hour.'' Leisure is time for doing something useful ; this leisure the diligent man will obtain, but the...without labour, would live by their wits only, but they brc-ak for want of stock;" whereas industry gives comfort, and plenty, and respect. " Fly pleasures,...
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The complete works ... of ... Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - 1806
...thou art not sure of a minute, throw not away au hour." Leisure is time for doing something useful; this leisure the diligent man will obtain, but the...whereas industry gives comfort, and plenty, and respect. "Flypleasures, and they will follow you. The diligent spinner has a large shift; and now I have a sheep...
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