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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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The British Prose Writers, Volume 19

British prose literature - 1821
...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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A Father's Gift to His Son, on His Becoming an Apprentice: To which is Added ...

Apprentices - 1821 - 140 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...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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A Father's Gift to His Son, on His Becoming an Apprentice: To which is Added ...

Apprentices - 1821 - 140 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...call time enough always proves little enough.' Let , then, up and be doing, and doing to the purpose : so by diligence shall 105 we do more with less...
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Essays and Letters, Volumes 1-2

Benjamin Franklin - 1821
...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...;' since, as he elsewhere tells us, ' lost time is nerer found again ; and what we call time enough always proves little enough :" let us then up and...
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Plain Directions on Domestic Economy: Showing Particularly what are the ...

Cooking - 1821 - 16 pages
...•' then do not squander time, for that is the stuff life is made of," as Poor Richard says. " If mm be of all things the most precious, wasting time must...greatest prodigality !' since, as he elsewhere tells ue, • Lout time a never found again ; and wbal we call time enough always proves little enough.'...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin: With Many Choice Anecdotes and Admirable ...

Mason Locke Weems - Statesmen - 1822 - 264 pages
...fox catches no poultry, and that there will be sleeping enough in the grave," as poor ilichaid says. "If time be of all things the most precious, wasting...is never found again; and what we call time enough al ways proves little enough;" let us then up and be doing, and doing to the purpose;. so by diligence...
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An Introduction to the Universal Explanatory Reader: Designed for Junior ...

William Pinnock - Readers (Primary) - 1822 - 232 pages
...fox catches no poultry, and that there will be sleep enough in the grave,' as Poor Richard says. 11. "If time be of all things the most precious, •wasting...time is never found again ; and what we call time enoughj always proves little enough.' 12. Let us then up and be doing, and doing to the purpose ; so...
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Handbuch der englischen sprache und literature, Volume 1

H. Nolte - 1823
...poultry, and that there will be sleeping enough in the grave, " as Poor Richard says.' , , If time he of all things the most precious, wasting time must...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 Moral Instructor, and Guide to Virtue: Being a Compendium of Moral ...

Jesse Torrey - Ethics - 1824 - 300 pages
...catches no poultry, and that there will be sleeping enough in the grave,' as Poor Richard says. 7 " '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. 8 '"Sloth makes all things difficult, but industry...
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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1825 - 303 pages
...there will be sleeping enough in the grave,' as poor Richard says. 'If time be of all thing8 tho 'r-0s' precious,' wasting ' time must be (as poor Richard...call time enough, always proves little enough.' Let ua then up and be doing, and doing to the purpose : so by diligence shall we do more with less perplexity....
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