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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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Thrift

Samuel Smiles - Saving and investment - 1876 - 384 pages
...the individual. When men are bad, society is bad. Franklin, with his shrewd common sense, observed: "The taxes are indeed very heavy ; and if those laid...Government were the only ones we had to pay, we might morfe easily discharge them ; but we have many others, and much more grievous to some of us. We are...
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Prose Quotations from Socrates to Macaulay: With Indexes...

Samuel Austin Allibone - Quotations, English - 1876 - 764 pages
...COLTON : Lacon. Troubles spring from idleness, and grievous toils from needless ease. B. FRANKLIN. We are taxed twice as much by our idleness, three...by our pride, and four times as much by our folly. B. FRANKLIN. Children generally hate to l>e idle; all the care then is, that their busy humour should...
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The biblical museum. Old Testament, Volume 1

James Comper Gray - 1876
...Friends," says he, " the taxes are indeec very heavy ; and, if those laid on by the government were th only ones we had to pay, we might more easily discharge...we have many others, and much more grievous to some о us. We are taxed twice as much by our idleness, three times a much by our pride, and four times...
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Appletons' School Readers

William Torrey Harris, Andrew Jackson Rickoff, Mark Bailey - Readers - 1878 - 142 pages
...him to speak his mind, and, gathering around 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. 4. "We are taxed twice as much by our idleness, three times as much by our pride, and four times as...
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The Translator: English Into French

Gasc - 1869
...his mind; la and gathering round 13 him, he proceeded as follows : "Friends (says he) and neighbors, the taxes are indeed very heavy ; and if those laid...grievous to some of us. We are taxed twice as much 14 by our idleness, three times as much by our pride, and four times as much 15 by our folly ; and...
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Prose Quotations from Socrates to Macaulay: With Indexes. Authors, 544 ...

Samuel Austin Allibone - Quotations, English - 1880 - 764 pages
...COLTON : Lacon. Troubles spring from idleness, and grievouj toils from needless ease. B. FRANKLIN. We are taxed twice as much by our idleness, three...by our pride, and four times as much by our folly. B. FRANKLIN. Children generally hate to lie idle; all the care then is, that their busy humour should...
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Thrift: Or, How to Get on in the World

Samuel Smiles - Saving and investment - 1881 - 307 pages
...individual. When men are bad, society is bad. Franklin, with his shrewd common sense, observed : " The taxes are indeed very heavy ; and if those laid...and much more grievous to some of us. We are taxed quite as much by our idleness, three times as much by our pride, and four times as much by our folly;...
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The Farmer's Magazine

Agriculture - 1858
...introduce the subject npon which I propose making a few remarks. " Friends," ssys he, " and neighbours, the taxes are indeed very heavy, and if those laid on by the government were the only taxes we had to pay, we might more easily discharge them ; but we have many others, and much more grievous...
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The Granville series. Reading book. Standard 1-6

Granville series - 1882
...who preserves public order ; a policeman. 1. Friends and neighbours, the taxes are indeed very heavy. If those laid on by the government were the only ones...more easily discharge them ; but we have many others, much harder to bear for some of us. 2. We are taxed twice as much by our idleness, three times as much...
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The Secrets of Success: Or, How to Get on in the World

Secrets - 1882 - 63 pages
...government that should tax its people one-tenth part of their time to be employed in its service. But we are taxed twice as much by our idleness, three...by our pride, and four times as much by our folly. Sloth, by bringing on diseases, absolutely shortens life. " Sloth, like rust, consumes faster than...
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