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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 New School Reader

Charles Walton Sanders - 1859
...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 honor, as Poor Richard says ; but then the trade must be worked at, and the calling followed, or neither the...
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The American Stranger's Guide to London and Liverpool at Table: How to Dine ...

Americans - 1859 - 68 pages
...poverty soon overtakes him He that lives upon hope will die fasting. There are no gains without pains. He that hath a trade, hath an estate ; and he that hath a calling, hath an office of profit and honour. At the working man's house, hunger looks in, but dare not enter. Industry pays debts, but despair...
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The Concept of Work: Ancient, Medieval, and Modern

Herbert A. Applebaum - Social Science - 1992 - 645 pages
...quote, which retains the familiar term calling, which was used so extensively by Luther and Calvin. 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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Early American Writing

Giles B. Gunn - Fiction - 1994 - 629 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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American Work Values: Their Origin and Development

Paul Bernstein - Political Science - 1997 - 368 pages
...America. In his famous "Way to Wealth," a preface to "Poor Richard Improved for 1758," Franklin noted that "he that hath a trade hath an estate; and he that...hath a calling, hath an office of profit and honor." He went on to advise that "leisure is time for doing something useful" (Greene, Settlement to Society,...
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Stress Recess: The A B C's

Richard Deforest Erickson - Stress management - 1998 - 83 pages
..."Industry need not wish, and he that lives upon hopes will die fasting. There are no gains without pains. He that hath a trade hath an estate, and he that hath a calling hath an office of profit an honor; but then the trade must be worked at, and the calling followed, or neither the estate nor...
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Autobiography and Other Writings

Benjamin Franklin - Biography & Autobiography - 1998 - 361 pages
...will die fasting\ and '//" you would hare a faithful Servant, and one that you like, serve yourself \ and ''He that hath a Calling hath an Office of Profit and Honour1 . The ethic Poor Richard preaches is appropriate to maintaining oneself at a subsistence level....
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The Noblest Minds: Fame, Honor, and the American Founding

Peter McNamara - History - 1999 - 236 pages
...honorable as any offered in aristocratic society. "He that hath a Trade hath an Estate," he wrote, and "He that hath a Calling hath an Office of Profit and Honor" (1290). Yet certain preconditions must be met before a healthy egalitarian society can form. Franklin...
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Leading with Purpose: The New Corporate Realities

Richard R. Ellsworth - Business & Economics - 2002 - 407 pages
...Poor Richard says, and He that lives upon Hope will die fasting. There are no Gains without Pains; ... He that hath a Trade hath an Estate, and He that hath a Calling, hath an Office of Profit and Honour. If you would be wealthy think of Saving as well as of Getting. . . . Women and Wine, Game and...
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A Benjamin Franklin Reader

Walter Isaacson - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 576 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...estate, nor the office, will enable us to pay our taxes. If we are industrious we shall never starve; for, as Poor Richard says, at the working man's house...
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