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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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Reading Book for the Use of Female Schools

Readers - 1839 - 408 pages
...catch you idle ? Are you, then, your own master ? Be ashamed to catch yourself idle, where there " If time be of all things the most precious, wasting...little enough. Let us, then, up and be doing, and be doing to the purpose, so by diligence shall we do more with less perplexity. Sloth makes all things...
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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin, Consisting of Essays, Humorous, Moral ...

Benjamin Franklin - Statesmen - 1839 - 224 pages
...fox catches no poultry, and that there will bo •leeping 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 time ia never found again : and what we call time enough, always proves little enough." Let us then up and...
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The Life and Miscellaneous Writings of Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - Statesmen - 1839 - 86 pages
...prodi;ality ;' sinee, as he elsewhere tells us, ' Lost tune ia lever found ajjain; and what we eall time enough, always proves little enough.' Let us then up and be doing, and doing to the purpose : so by diligenee shall we do more with less perplexity. ' Sloth makes all hings diffieult, but industry...
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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of Essays, Humorous, Moral ...

Benjamin Franklin - Political science - 1840 - 320 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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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of Essays, Humorous, Moral ...

Benjamin Franklin - Political science - 1840 - 320 pages
...in the grave, as poor Richard says. ' If time be of all things the most precious, wasting time mast be (as poor Richard says) the greatest prodigality...us then up and be doing, and doing to the purpose : so by diligence shall we do more with less perplex ity. ' Sloth makes all things difficult, but industty...
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The third book of reading lessons, Volume 3

Brothers of the Christian schools of Ireland - 1841
...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 be doing to the purpose; so by diligence shall we do more with less perplexity....
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Practical Morality, Or, A Guide to Men and Manners: Consisting of Lord ...

Conduct of life - 1841 - 275 pages
...fox catches no poultry," and " there will be sleeping enough in the grave," as Poor Richard says. " If time be of all things the most precious, wasting time must be," as Poor Richard says, " ths Poor Richard, Introduced Fuller Abraham for this purpose. Hence it is, that Poor Richard is 10...
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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
...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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Lessons for young persons in humble life [by E. Frank].

Elizabeth Frank - 1842
...than is necessary do we spend in sleep ! forgetting that " The sleeping fox catches no poultry." " 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 shall we do more, with less perplexity....
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Levende dansk lyrik: fra folkevisen til drachmann

Poul P. M. Pedersen - Danish poetry - 1844 - 580 pages
...fox catches no poultry, and that There tvill 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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