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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 Stoddard Library: A Thousand Hours of Entertainment with the World's ... - Page 275
by John Lawson Stoddard - 1913
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An Introduction to the Universal Explanatory Reader: Designed for Junior ...

William Pinnock - Readers (Primary) - 1822 - 232 pages
...patience the .mouse ate in two the cable; and little strokes fell great oaks.' well, if them mean to gain leisure ; and, since thou art not sure of a minute, throw not away an hour.' 18. Leisure is time for doing something useful : this leisure the diligent man will obtain, but the...
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Handbuch der englischen sprache und literature, Volume 1

H. Nolte - 1823
...will tell thce, my friend, what Poor Richard says ; „Employ thy time well, if thon meanest to gain leisure; and, since thou art not sure of a minute,...leisure the diligent man will obtain, but the lazy nan never; for, „A life of leisure and a life of laziness are two things. Many, without labour, would...
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The Moral Instructor, and Guide to Virtue: Being a Compendium of Moral ...

Jesse Torrey - Ethics - 1824 - 300 pages
...?' 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,...diligent man will obtain, but the lazy man never; for, 'a life of leisure and a life of laziness are two things.' 15 " ' Many, without labor, would live...
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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1825 - 303 pages
...will tell thee, my friend, -what poor Richard says : ' Employ thy time well, if them meanest to gain leisure ; and since thou art not sure of a minute,...laziness are two things.' Do you imagine that sloth will afford you more comfort than labour ? No ; for, as poor Richard says, ' Troubles spring from idleness,...
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The Laughing Philosopher: Being the Entire Works of Momus, Jester of Olympus ...

English wit and humor - 1825 - 767 pages
...will tell thee, my friend, what pour Richard says : Employ thy time well, il tliou meanest to gain leisure ; and since thou art not sure of a minute, throw not away an hour. Leisure is time for duing something useful; this leisure the diligent man will obtain, but the lazy man never ; for, A...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin: Including a Sketch of the Rise and Progress ...

1826 - 407 pages
...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,...life of laziness are two things.' Do you imagine that 15 sloth will afford you more comfort than labour ? No ; for, as poor Richard says, ' Troubles spring...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin: Including a Sketch of the Rise and Progress ...

1826 - 407 pages
...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,...a life of laziness are two things.' Do you imagine tha* sloth will afford you more comfort than labour? No ; for, ns poor Richard says, ' Troubles spring...
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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors, Volume 2

John Timbs - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1829
...up, and both parties are piously in love — according to act of parliament. — Goldsmith. MI. ver; so that, as poor Richard says, A life of leisure and a life of laziness are two things. — FrankKn, Mil. Think you, a little din can daunt mine ears ? Have I not in my time heard lions roar?...
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Laconics; or, The best words of the best authors [ed. by J. Timbs ..., Volume 2

Laconics - 1829
...many cares of life. He might have added laughter, if the wit and originality of humour, necessaver; so that, as poor Richard says, A life of leisure and a life of laziness are two things.—Franklm. MIL Have I not in my time heard lions roar' Think you, a little din can daunt mine...
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The Christian's sketch book

Jabez Burns - 1829 - 352 pages
...Provision is the foundation of hospitality, and thrift the fuel of magnificence. — Sir P. Sidney. Leisure is time for doing something useful ; — this leisure the diligent man will obtain, but the easy man never ; so that, as poor Richard says, a life of leisure and a life of laziness are two things....
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