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" He that hath a Trade hath an Estate, and He that hath a Calling hath an Office of Profit and Honor; but then the Trade must be worked at, and the Calling well followed, or neither the Estate, nor the Office, will enable us to pay our Taxes.— If we are... "
The World's Laconics: Or, The Best Thoughts of the Best Authors - Page 140
by Tryon Edwards - 1853 - 432 pages
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The select works of Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - 1855
...help hands, for I have no lands,' or. if I have, they are smartly taxed. ' He that hath a trade hatn an estate ; and, he that hath a calling hath an office of profit and honor,' as poor Richard says. But then the trade must be worked at, and the calling well followed, or neither...
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The Moral Class-book

William Chambers - 1856 - 168 pages
...an estate ; and he that hath a calling, hath an office of profit and honour," as Poor Richard says ; but then the trade must be worked at, and the calling...estate nor the office will enable us to pay our taxes. If we are industrious, wo shall never starve ; for " at the working-man's house hunger looks in, but...
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Great Truths by great Authors

1856
...gains without pains; then help, hands, for I have no lands; or, if I have, they are smartly taxed. He that hath a trade hath an estate, and he that hath a calling, hath an office of profit and honour; but then the trade must be worked at, and the calling followed, or neither the estate nor the...
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Laconics, Or The Best Words of the Best Authors

1856
...extravagancies of tliis passion, as any one of the old philosophers. • — dddison. DCXCIV. He that bath a trade, hath an estate, and he that hath a calling, hath an office of profit and honour : but then the trade must be worked at, and the calling well followed, or neither the estate...
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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
...nf in.fil and honour, as Poor Richard says ; but thon the trade must be worked at, and the calling followed, or neither the estate nor the office will enable us to pay our taxes. If we are industrious, we shall never starve ; for, M the icorking тaa t Aоs /mneer looks in, lint...
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Mrs. Hale's Receipts for the Million ...

Sarah Josepha Buell Hale - Cookery - 1857 - 721 pages
...die fasting. 3441. There are no gains without pains. 3442. Help, hands, for I have no lands. 3443. He that hath a trade, hath an estate, and he that...a calling, hath an office of profit and honor; but the trade must be worked at, and the calling well followed, or neither will enable us to pay our taxes....
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The British Controversialist and Literary Magazine, Volumes 5-6

1858
...a painted one. Unseemly bounty is waste both of wealth and wit. — Feltham. A TRADE AN ESTATE. — He that hath a trade, hath an estate, and he that hath a calling, hath an office of profit and honour : but then the trade must be worked at, and the calling well followed, or neither the estate...
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The Youth's Companion and Counsellor

William Chambers - Conduct of life - 1858 - 350 pages
...for I have no lands ; or if I have, they are smartly taxed;' and, as poor Richard likewise observes: 'He that hath a trade, hath an estate ; and he that hath a calling, hath an office of profit and honour;' but then the trade must be worked at, and the calling well followed, or neither the estate...
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Materials for French prose composition, or selections from the best English ...

Ferdinand E A. Gasc - 1858
...are smartly taxed ;'2 and (as poor Richard likewise observes) ' He that hath a trade hath an estate,3 and he that hath a calling hath an office of profit and honour ;'4 but then the trade must be worked at, and the calling well followed, or5 neither the estate...
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Lectures for the People

Hugh Stowell Brown - Baptists - 1859 - 414 pages
...infinitely preferable on moral grounds — it is also far preferable upon merely secular grounds. " He that hath ^a trade hath an estate ; and he that...hath a calling hath an office of profit and honor," says "Poor Richard." So the man who has a trade is not very badly off, he has no reason to complain...
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