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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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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of Essays, Humorous, Moral ...

Benjamin Franklin - Autobiographical memory - 1837 - 328 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, throw not away an hour.' t.fisure is time for doing something useful : this leisure the diligent man will obtain, but the lazy...
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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin, Consisting of Essays, Humorous, Moral ...

Benjamin Franklin - Statesmen - 1839 - 224 pages
...will tell thce, 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,...poor Richard says, " A life of leisure and a life of laziness-are two things." Do you imagine that sloth will afford you more comfort than labour ? No;...
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The Pocket Lacon: Comprising Nearly One Thousand Extracts from the ..., Volume 2

John Taylor - Quotations - 1839
...relaxation of mind, 16* 186 SELECT PASSAGES than a dangerous churm that might corrupt him.—St. Evremond. Leisure is time for doing something useful: this leisure...says, A life of leisure and a life of laziness are tn-o things.—Franklin. DCCCLXV. Mendicants.—Mendicantsj^iave great comforts; they require a good...
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The Life and Miscellaneous Writings of Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - Statesmen - 1839 - 86 pages
...friend, what poor Riehard says— ' Employ thy time well, if thou meanest to gain leisure ; and sinee thou art not sure of a minute, throw not away an hour.'...useful : this leisure the diligent man will obtain, but tho lazy man never ; so that, as poor Riehard says, ' A life of leisure and a life of laziness are...
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The Boy's Reading-book: In Prose and Poetry, for Schools

Lydia Howard Sigourney - Readers - 1839 - 307 pages
...you are weak-handed, but by diligence and patience, the mouse ate into the cable. "Employ time well; and since thou art not sure of a minute, throw not away an hour. Yet depend not too much upon thine own industry, frugality and prudence, though they are excellent...
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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of Essays, Humorous, Moral ...

Benjamin Franklin - Political science - 1840 - 320 pages
...will tell thee, my friend, what poor Richard says : ' Eaiploy-ttaj time well, if thou meanest to gain leisure ; and since thou art not sure of a minute,...never; so that, as poor Richard says, ' A life of leiI gure and a life of laziness are two things.' Do you imagine that sloth will afford you more comfort...
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Selections from Jeremy Taylor [and others] designed to assist in forming the ...

Edward Stanley Bosanquet - 1840
...two the cable ; and little strokes fell great oaks.' " Employ thy time well, if thou meanest to gain leisure ; and since thou art not sure of a minute,...the diligent man will obtain, but the lazy man never ; for a life of leisure and a life of laziness are two things. Many, without labour, would live by...
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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of Essays, Humorous, Moral ...

Benjamin Franklin - Political science - 1840 - 320 pages
...if thou meanest to gain leisure ; and since tUou art not sure of a minute, throw not away an hoar.' Leisure is time for doing something useful : this...never; so that, as poor Richard says, ' A life of leicure and a life of laziness are two things.' Do you imagine that sloth will afford you more comfort...
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Practical Morality, Or, A Guide to Men and Manners: Consisting of Lord ...

Conduct of life - 1841 - 275 pages
...what Poor Richard says : " Employ thy time well, if thou meanest to gain leisure ; and, since ihou art not sure of a minute, throw not away an hour."...leisure the diligent man will obtain, but the lazy never; for, "A life ofleisureand a life of laziness are two things." Many without labour would live...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin: Illustrated by Tales, Sketches, and Anecdotes ...

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - Indians of North America - 1842 - 180 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,...laziness are two things.' Do you imagine that sloth will afford you 14 more comfort than labor ? No ; for, as poor Richard says, 'Troubles spring from idleness,...
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