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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 Works of ... Franklin: Consisting of Essays, Humorous, Moral, and ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1846 - 304 pages
...the grave,' as poor Richard says. 'If time he of all things the most precious, wasting time must he (as poor Richard says) the greatest prodigality;'...enough, always proves little enough.' Let us then up and he doing, and doing to the purpose : so hy diligence shall ws do more with less perplexity. 'Sloth...
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Life of Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - 1846 - 224 pages
...the grave," as poor Richard says. "If time he of all things the most precious, wasting time must he (as poor Richard says) the greatest prodigality :"...enough, always proves little enough." Let us then up and he doing, and doing to the purpose ; so hy diligence shall we do more with 1ess perplexity. " Sloth...
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Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight, Volume 1

Half hours - 1847
...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 Life of Benjamin Franklin

Orville Luther Holley - Inventors - 1848 - 468 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 - Statesman - 1848 - 288 pages
...catches no poultry, and that there will be sleeping enough in the grave,' as poor Richard says. ' It' time be of all things the most precious, wasting time...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 Western Miscellany, Volume 1

Benjamin Franklin Ells - American literature - 1778 - 384 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 time must be the greatest prodigality; since "lost time is never found again; and what we call time enough always...
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On the Importance of an Early Correct Education of Children: Embracing the ...

William Euen - Child rearing - 1848 - 152 pages
...of themselves. 6. The sleeping fox catches no poultry, and there is sleeping enough in the grave. 7. Lost time is never found again, and what we call time enough proves little enough. 8. Sloth makes all things difficult, but industry all things easy. 9. He that...
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The Literary Reader: For Academies and High Schools: Consisting of ...

Arethusa Hall - Readers - 1851 - 408 pages
...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 tirrte enough, always proves little enough." Let us, then, up and be doing, and doing to the purpose;...
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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin, Consisting of Essays, Humorous, Moral ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1851 - 304 pages
...enough m the grave,' as poor Richard says. 'If time be of all things the most precious, wasting nme must be (as poor Richard says) the greatest prodigality...enough, always proves little enough.' Let us then up and he doing, and doing to the purpose : so by diligence shall we do more with less perplexity. 'Sloth...
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London at table; or, How, when, and where to dine and order a dinner

1851
...made of. If time be above all tbings the most precious, wasting time must be the greatest prodigality. Lost time is never found again ; and what we call time enough, always proves little enough. Sloth makes all things difficult ; but industry, all easy. He that riseth late must trot all day, and...
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