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" A word to the wise is enough, and many words wont fill a bushel, 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,... "
Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors - Seite 32
von John Timbs - 1829
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Essays and Letters, Bände 1-2

Benjamin Franklin - 1821
..." the taxes are, indeed, very heavy, and if those laid on by the government were the only one? \vc had to pay, we might more easily discharge them ;...from these taxes the commissioners cannot ease or del,ver us, by allowing an abatement. However, let us hearken to good ad\ice, and something may be...
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Essays and Letters, Bände 1-2

Benjamin Franklin - 1821
...proceeded as follows : " Friends," says he, " the taxes are, indeed, very heavy, mid if those laid on by the government were the only ones we had to pay,...twice as much by our idleness, three times as much by oar pride, and four times as much by our folly; and from these taxes the commissioners cannot ease...
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An Introduction to the Universal Explanatory Reader: Designed for Junior ...

William Pinnock - 1822 - 232 Seiten
...proceeded as follows : 5. " Friends," says he, " the taxes are, indeed, very heavy ; and if those laid on by the government were the only ones we had to pay,...many others, and much more grievous to some of us. 6. 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 Life of Benjamin Franklin: With Many Choice Anecdotes and Admirable ...

Mason Locke Weems - 1822 - 264 Seiten
...he proceeded as follows: Friends, said he, the taxes are, indeed, very heavy; and, if those laid on by the government, were the only ones we had to pay, we might more easily disch.-r^e them; but we have many others, and much more grievous to some of us. We are taxed twice...
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The Cottager's monthly visitor, Band 2

1822
...poverty, and supped with infamy. The Same. Friends, the taxes are indeed heavy ; tut if those laid on by the Government were the only ones we had to pay, we might easily discharge them ; but we have many others, and much more grievous to some of as. We are taxed...
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Handbuch der englischen sprache und literature, Band 1

H. Nolte - 1823
...is so often quoted. „ Friends,' lays be, 'the taxes are indeed very heavy: and, if those laid on by the government were the only ones . we had to pay,...are taxed twice as much by our idleness, three times a* much by our pride, and four times as much by our folly j and from these taxes the commissioners...
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The Moral Instructor, and Guide to Virtue: Being a Compendium of Moral ...

Jesse Torrey - 1824 - 300 Seiten
...proceeded as follows : 4 " Friends, says he, the taxes are, indeed, very heavy; and if those laid on by the government, were the only ones we had .to pay,...cannot ease or deliver us, by allowing an abatement. However, let us hearken to good advice, and something may be done for us; 'God helps them that help...
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The Laughing Philosopher: Being the Entire Works of Momus, Jester of Olympus ...

1825 - 767 Seiten
...proceeded as follows. " Friends," says he, " the taxes are indeed very heavy ; and if those laid on by the government were the only ones we had to pay, we might mere easily discharge them. But we have many others, and much more grievous to some of us. We are taxed...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin: Including a Sketch of the Rise and Progress ...

1826 - 407 Seiten
...: — " Friends (says he) and neighbours — The taxes are indeed very heavy ; and if those laid on by the government were the only ones we had to pay,...cannot ease or deliver us, by allowing an abatement. However, let us hearken to good advice, and something may be done for us : ' God helps them that help...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin: Including a Sketch of the Rise and Progress ...

1826 - 407 Seiten
...: — " Friends (says he) and neighbours — The taxes are indeed very heavy ; and if those laid on by the government were the only ones we had to pay,...us. — We are taxed twice as much by our idleness, tUree times as much by our pride, and four times as much by our folly; and from these taxes the commissioners...
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