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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 Youth's Companion and Counsellor

William Chambers - Conduct of life - 1858 - 350 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 more comfort than labour? No; for, as poor Richard says : ' Troubles spring from idleness,...
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Materials for French prose composition, or selections from the best English ...

Ferdinand E A. Gasc - 1858
...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,...something useful : this leisure the diligent man will obtain,6 but the lazy man never ; so that, as poor Richard says, ' A life of le1sure and a life of...
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The lucky penny, and other tales

Anna Maria Hall - 1858
...lands,' and ' Diligence is the mother of good luck,' and that grand long one I wrote in small-hand — ' Since thou art not sure of a minute, throw not away an hour.' " " Yes, dear, those were pleasant days ; I mind them well. When he went, all went. " No, mother,"...
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The American Stranger's Guide to London and Liverpool at Table: How to Dine ...

Americans - 1859 - 68 pages
...Inglorious, here we list. The cat in gloves catches no mice. Employ thy time well if thou meanest to gain leisure ; and, since thou art not sure of a minute, throw not away an hour. Troubles spring from idleness, and grevious toils from needless ease ; many without labour would live...
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Materials for French prose composition, or selections from the best English ...

Ferdinand E A. Gasc - 1860
...an hour.' Leisure is time for doing something useful : this leisure the diligent man will obtain,5 but the lazy man never ; so that, as poor Richard...' A life of leisure and a life of laziness are two things.'6 Many without labour would live by their own wits only;7 but they break3 for want of stock...
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Sunbeams for all seasons; counsels, cautions, and precepts &c

Sunbeams - 1861
...waggynge on the gallowes ; and whyles they do take their medicine, put no lubberwort in theyr potage." Time for doing something useful. This leisure the diligent man will obtain, but the lazy man never. A life of leisure and a life of laziness are two things. — Franklin. letter (3). What is a letter...
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The Printer Boy: Or, How Ben Franklin Made His Mark. An Example for Youth

William M. Thayer - 1860 - 261 pages
...leave that till to-morrow which you can do to-day." " Leisure is time for doing something useful." "A life of leisure and a life of laziness are two things." "Fly pleasures, and they will follow yon. The diligent spinner has a large shift, and, now I have a...
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The Printer Boy: Or, How Ben Franklin Made His Mark. An Example for Youth

William M. Thayer - Apprentices - 1861 - 261 pages
...leave that till to-morrow which you can do to-day." " Leisure is time for doing something useful." " A life of leisure and a life of laziness are two things." " Fly pleasures, and they will follow you. The diligent spinner has a large shift, and, now I have...
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Historical nuggets. Bibliotheca Americana or A descriptive account of my ...

Henry Newton Stevens - 1862
...this Leifure the diligent Man will obtain, but the lazy Man never; fo that, ,1-, Pour Richard fays, a Life of Leisure and a Life of Laziness are two Things, Do you imagine that Sioth will anbrd you more Comfort than Labour| No, for as Poor Rirhard fays, Trouble springs from Idteness,...
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The elements of success: illustr. in the life of A. Laurence and others

Elements - Success - 1862 - 232 pages
...to industry." " One to-day is worth two to-morrows." " Employ thy time well if thou meanest to gain leisure ; and since thou art not sure of a minute, throw not away an hour." He once addressed the following counsel to a young trader : — " Remember that time is money. He that...
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