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" I will give it to you in short: for ' a word to the wise is enough,' as poor Richard says." They joined in desiring him G 2. to speak his mind, and gathering round him, he proceeded as follows :— " Friends," says he, " the taxes are indeed very heavy... "
The World's Laconics: Or, The Best Thoughts of the Best Authors - Page 297
by Tryon Edwards - 1853 - 432 pages
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The Prose Writers of America: With a Survey of the Intellectual History ...

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - American prose literature - 1856 - 552 pages
...said he, " the taxes arc indeed veryheavy, and, if those laid on by the government were the only once we had to pay, we might more easily discharge them ; but we have manv others, and much more grievous to some of us. We are taxed twice as much by our idleness, three...
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Materials for French prose composition, or selections from the best English ...

Ferdinand E A. Gasc - 1858
...his mind ;6 and, gathering round7 him, he proceeded as follows : " Friends (says he) and neighbours, the taxes are indeed very heavy ; and if those laid...grievous to some of us. We are taxed twice as much s by our idleness, three times as much by our pride, and four times as much0 by our folly ; and from...
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The New School Reader

Charles Walton Sanders - 1859
...him to speak his mind, and gathering around him, he proceeded as follows : 3. " Friends," said he, " the taxes are indeed very heavy, and, if those laid...We are taxed twice as much by our idleness, three tunes as much by OMI pride, and four times as much by our folly ; and from these taxes the commissioners...
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A Compendium of American Literature: Chronologically Arranged, with ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - American literature - 1859 - 784 pages
...him to speak his mind, and, gathering round him, he proceeded as follows : — " Friends," said he, " the taxes are indeed very heavy, and, if those laid...much more grievous to some of us. We are taxed twice aa much by our idleness, three times as much by our pride, and four times as much by our folly ; and...
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Materials for French prose composition, or selections from the best English ...

Ferdinand E A. Gasc - 1860
...his mind ;6 and, gathering round7 him, he proceeded as follows : " Friends (says he) and neighbours, the taxes are indeed very heavy; and if those laid...more grievous to some of us. We are taxed twice as much8 by our idleness, three times as much by our pride, and four times as much9 by our folly ; and...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1862 - 776 pages
...him to speak his mind, and, gathering round him, he proceeded as follows : — " Fricnds," said he, " the taxes are indeed very heavy, and, if those laid...discharge them ; but we have many others, and much more gricvous to some of us. We are taxed twice as much by our idleness, three times as much by our pride,...
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Historical nuggets. Bibliotheca Americana or A descriptive account of my ...

Henry Newton Stevens - 1862
...proceeded as follows; " Friends, fays he, and Neigbbours, the Taxes are indeed very heavy, and if thofe laid on by the Government were the only Ones we had to pay, we might more eafily difvliargc them ; but we have many others, and much more grievous to fume of us. We are taxed...
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The Revised Lesson Book for Standard I(-vi) of the Revised Code of the ...

Great Britain. Committee on Education - Education - 1864
...him to speak his mind, and, gathering round him, he proceeded as follows : — " Friends," says he, " the taxes are indeed very heavy ; and, if those laid...to pay, we might more easily discharge them ; but wo have many others, and much more grievous to some of us. We are taxed twice as much by our idleness,...
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The Ackworth reading book, being selections from the best English authors in ...

Ackworth sch - 1865
...2. to speak his mind, and gathering round him, he proceeded as follows :— " Friends," says he, " the taxes are indeed very heavy ; and if those laid...our pride, and four times as much by our folly and self-indulgence, and from these taxes the commissioners cannot ease or deliver us by allowing an abatement....
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A Compendium of American Literature Chronologically Arranged: With ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - American literature - 1865 - 784 pages
...speak his mind, and, gathering round him, he proceeded as follows : — • " Friends," said he, " the taxes are indeed very heavy, and, if those laid...many others, and much more grievous to some of us. We arc taxed twice as much by our idleness, three times as much by our pride, and four times as much by...
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