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" ... as Poor Richard says." They joined in desiring him to speak his mind, and gathering round him, he proceeded as follows; "Friends," says he, and neighbours, "the taxes are indeed very heavy, and if those laid on by the Government were the only ones... "
The Laughing Philosopher: Being the Entire Works of Momus, Jester of Olympus ... - Seite 408
1825 - 767 Seiten
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Colonial Prose and Poetry, Bände 1-3

William Peterfield Trent, Benjamin Willis Wells - 1903
...very heavy, and if those laid on by the government were the only ones we had to pay, we might more easily discharge them ; but we have many others, and...three times as much by our pride, and four times as mach by our folly ; and from these taxes the commissioners cannot ease or deliver us byallowing an...
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Melville's Later Novels

William B. Dillingham - 1986 - 430 Seiten
...nearly so heavy and enervating as those that they impose upon themselves. "We are taxed," he tells them, "twice as much by our Idleness, three times as much...cannot ease or deliver us by allowing an Abatement." 47 The point that he wishes to make is that this form of self-taxation is going on without most of...
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The Panic of 1857 and the Coming of the Civil War

James L. Huston - 1999 - 336 Seiten
...Samuel M. Wolfe, Helper's Impending Crisis Dissected (Philadelphia, 1860), 58. before still applied: "We are taxed twice as much by our idleness, three...as much by our pride, and four times as much by our folly."51 Southerners readily acceded to the necessity of cultivating the middle-class virtues of thrift,...
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Early American Writing

Giles B. Gunn - 1994 - 629 Seiten
...very heavy, and if those laid on by the Government were the only Ones we had to pay, we might more easily discharge them; but we have many others, and...However let us hearken to good Advice, and something may be done for us; God helps them that help themselves, as Poor Richard says, in his Almanack of 1733....
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Autobiography and Other Writings

Benjamin Franklin - 1998 - 361 Seiten
...very heavy, and if those laid on by the Government were the only Ones we had to pay, we might more easily discharge them; but we have many others, and...However let us hearken to good Advice, and something may be done for us; God helps them that help themselves, as Poor Richard says, in his Almanack of 1733....
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Recovering Benjamin Franklin: An Exploration of a Life of Science and Service

James Campbell - 1999 - 302 Seiten
...very heavy, and if those laid on by the Government were the only Ones we had to pay, we might more easily discharge them; but we have many others, and much more grievous to some of us." As examples of these self-imposed 'taxes,' Father Abraham offers the following trio: "We are taxed...
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Little Gems of Wisdom: Advice from Grandpa

J. D. Kroft - 2000 - 308 Seiten
...heavy, and if those laid by the government were the only ones, we might easily discharge them. But we are taxed twice as much by our idleness, three...taxes the commissioners cannot ease or deliver us. —Benjamin Franklin ACHING —A/so see Government Your example means much more than your instruction....
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Duh!: The Stupid History of the Human Race

Bob Fenster - 2000 - 288 Seiten
...flew kites in thunderstorms, advised people who complained about the government imposing taxes that "we are taxed twice as much by our idleness, three...by our pride, and four times as much by our folly." Following Franklin's formula, the wise man would choose idleness over pride or folly as his preferred...
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A Benjamin Franklin Reader

Benjamin Franklin, Walter Isaacson - 2003 - 551 Seiten
...very heavy, and if those laid on by the government were the only ones we had to pay, we might more easily discharge them; but we have many others, and...However let us hearken to good advice, and something may be done for us; God helps them that help themselves, as Poor Richard says, in his almanac of 1733....
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Poor Richard's Almanack

Benjamin Franklin - 2004 - 302 Seiten
...very heavy, and if those laid on by the Government were the only Ones we had to pay, we might more easily discharge them; but we have many others, and...However let us hearken to good Advice, and something may be done for us; God helps them that help themselves, as Poor Richard says, in his Almanack of 1733....
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