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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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Literary Anecdotes and Contemporary Reminiscences of Professor ..., Volume 1

Edmund Henry Barker - Anecdotes - 1852
...life is made of. The sleeping fox catches no poultry, and there will be sleeping enough in the grave. If time be of all things the most precious, wasting time must be the greatest prodigality. Lost time is never found again, what we call time enough, always proves little...
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A Laconic Manual and Brief Remarker: Containing Over a Thousand Subjects ...

Charles Simmons - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1852 - 552 pages
...Time is the test of religion, morals, everything. Sh. The whirligig of time brings in his revenges. If time be of all things the most precious, wasting time must be the greatest prodigality. Lost wealth may be restored by industry; the wreck of health regained by...
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Maxims for meditation, conceits for conversation, gems of genius, pearls of ...

Maxims - 1852
...leisure, and a life of laziness, are two things. Of all poverty, that of the mind is most deplorable. 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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The Select Works of Benjamin Franklin: Including His Autobiography

Benjamin Franklin - Inventors - 1853 - 488 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...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 Cottager's monthly visitor, Volume 33

1853
...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 - 1853 - 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 time must be (as poor Richard •ays) the greatest prodigality ;' since, as he elsewhere tells us, ' Lost time is never found again;...
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American Classical Authors

Ludwig Herrig - American literature - 1854 - 553 pages
...fox Catches no poultry, and that there will be sleeping enough in the grave," ńs poor Richard says. „If time be of all things the most precious. wasting time must be," ńs poor Richard says, „the greatest prodigality;" since. ńs he elsewhere teils us, „lost time...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin: Written by Himself ; to which is Added His ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1855 - 375 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...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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Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight, Volume 1

Half hours - 1856
...poultry, and that there will be sleeping enough in the grave,' as Poor Richard says. '" If time bo 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 Class-book

William Chambers - 1856 - 168 pages
..." there will bo sleeping enough in the grave," as Poor Richard says. " If time bo of all things tho most precious, wasting time must be," as Poor Richard...always proves little enough. Let us, then, up and bo doing, and bo doing to the purpose, so by diligence shall we do more with less perplexity. Sloth...
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