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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 - Page 32
by John Timbs - 1829
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Political, Miscellaneous, and Philosophical Pieces: Arranged Under the ...

Benjamin Franklin - United States - 1779 - 567 pages
...proceeded as follows : FRIENDS, fays he, the taxes are, indeed, very heavy, and, if thofe laid on by the government were the only ones we had to pay, we might more eafily difcharge them ; but we have many others, and much more grievous to fome of us. We are taxed...
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the monthly review or literary journal: from january to june, inclusive,. m ...

several hands - 1780
...proceeded as follows : ' Friends, fays he, the taxes are, indeed, very heavy, and, if thole laid on by the government were the only ones we had to pay, we might more eafily difcharge theo> ; but we have many others, and much more grievous to fome of us. We are taxed...
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal, Volume 62

Ralph Griffiths, G. E. Griffiths - English imprints - 1780
...proceeded as follows : * Friends, fays, he, the taxes are, indeed, very heavy, and, if thofe laid on by the government were the only ones we had to pay, we might more caiily difchargc them ; but we have many others, and much more grievous to fome of us. We are taxed...
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The Monthly Review, Volume 62

1780
Editors: May 1749-Sept. 1803, Ralph Griffiths; Oct. 1803-Apr. 1825, G. E. Griffiths.
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The Bee,: Or Literary Weekly Intelligencer, Volume 1

James Anderson - 1791
...follows: " Friends, (fays he), and neighbours, the taxes are indeed very heavy ; and if thofe laid on by the government were the only ones we had to pay, we might more eafily difcharg.e them ; but we have many others, and much more grievous to fome of us. We are taxed...
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The Prose Epitome: Or, Extracts, Elegant, Instructive, and Entertaining ...

English literature - 1792 - 456 pages
...heavy; and, if thofc laid on by the government were the only ones \vc had to pav, we might more c.tliy discharge them; but we have many others, and much more grievous to fomc of us. We are taxed twice as fnuch by our idlencfs, three timos as much by our pride, and four...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 63, Part 1

Great Britain - 1793
...other?, and much more grievous to fome of us. We are taxed twice as much by our idlenefs, three times a? much by our pride, and four times as much by our folly ; and from thtfe taxes the commiiyoners can not cafe us by allowing any abatement." " Before any one (fays...
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Association papers. Part I. Publications printed by special order of the ...

Association for Preserving Liberty and Property against Republicans and Levellers (London, England) - History - 1793
...tor" * the taxes, to be fure they are much increafed within: * that period ; but if thofe laifl on by the Government * were the only ones we had to pay, we might eafily dif-' 4 charge them ; but we have many others much more * grievous to fome of us. We are taxed...
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Preceptive, Moral, and Sentimental Pieces: On the Duties of the Young, Issue 10

Chapbooks - 1796 - 20 pages
...2 ....<>> ' 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 heark-> en to good advice, and something maybe done for us; " God helps them that help...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose

Vicesimus Knox - English prose literature - 1797
...proceeded as follows * : * Friends,' fays he, ' the taxes are, indeed, very heavy; and, if thofe laid on by the government were the only ones we had to pay, we might more eafily difcharge them : but we have many others, and much more grievous to fome of us. We are taxed...
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