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" If Time be of all Things the most precious, wasting Time must be, as Poor Richard says, the greatest Prodigality; since, as he elsewhere tells us, Lost Time is never found again; and what we call Time enough, always proves little enough... "
Selections from Jeremy Taylor [and others] designed to assist in forming the ... - Page 357
edited by - 1840
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Poor Richard; or, The way to wealth

Benjamin Franklin - 1820 - 288 pages
...Fox catches no poultry, and that there will be sleeping enough in the grave/ as poor Richard says. ' If time be of all things the most precious, wasting...enough, always proves little enough:' let us then be up and doing, and doing to the purpose ; so by diligence we shall do more with less perplexity....
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Benjamin Franklin - American literature - 1804 - 59 pages
...fox catches no poultry, and that there will be sleeping enough in the grave," as poor Richard says. " If time be of all things the most precious, wasting...found again ; and what we call time enough, always f>roves little enough." Let us then be up and doing, and doing to the purpose; so by diligence we shall...
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The Complete Works in Philosophy, Politics, and Morals, of the ..., Volume 3

Benjamin Franklin - American literature - 1806
...fox catches no poultry, and that there will be sleeping enough in the grave," as poor Richard says. " If time be of all things the most precious, wasting...us then up and be doing, and doing to the purpose ; so by diligence shall we do more with less perplexity. " Sloth makes all things difficult, but industry...
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The complete works ... of ... Benjamin Franklin, Volume 3

Benjamin Franklin - 1806
...fox catches no poultry, and that there will be sleeping enough in the grave/' as poor Richard says. " If time be of all things the most precious, wasting...Richard says, " the greatest prodigality ;" since, aa he elsewhere tells us, "lost time is never found again ; and what we call time enough always proves...
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Maxims, observations & reflections on morality and religion; selected from ...

T Nixon - 1806 - 162 pages
...but a wise man can employ leisure 'well ; and he that makes best use of his time, has none to spare. If time be of all things the most precious, wasting time must be the greatest prodigality, since lost time is never found again, and what we call time enough, . always...
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Lionel and Clarissa, by I. Bickerstaff. The toy shop; the king and the ...

James Plumptre - English drama - 1812
...catches no poultry," and that " There will be sleeping enough in the grave," as Poor Richard says. " If Time be of all things the most precious, wasting...us then up and be doing, and doing to the purpose; for by diligence we shall do more with less perplexity. " Sloth " makes all things difficult, but industry...
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Elegant extracts: a copious selection of passages from the most ..., Volume 6

Elegant extracts - 1812
...catches no poultry, and that there will be sleeping enough in the grave," as Poor Richard says. ' " If time be of all things the most precious, wasting...Lost time is never found again ; and what we call link' enough always proves little enough." Let us then up, and be doing and doing to the purpose, so...
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The literary miscellany: or, Selections and extracts, classical ..., Volume 9

1812
...fox catches no poultry, and that there will be sleeping enough in the grave," as poor Richard says. " If time be of all things the most precious, wasting...prodigality ;" since, as he elsewhere tells us, " Lost timeis never found again ; and what we call time enough, always proves little enough." Let us then...
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The Cheap magazine [ed. by G. Miller.] Vol, Volume 1

George Miller - 1813
...fox catches no poultry, and that there will be sleeping enough in the grave," as poor Richard says. "If time be of all things the most precious, wasting...be, (as poor Richard says) the greatest prodigality j" since, as he else* where tells, " Lost time is never found again ; and what Recall time enough always...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Benjamin Franklin ..

Benjamin Franklin - 1818
...fox catches no poultry, and that there will be sleeping enough in the grave, as Poor Richard says. " If time be of all things the most precious, wasting...us then up and be doing, and doing to the purpose ; so by diligence shall we do more with less perplexity. Sloth makes all things difficult, but industry...
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