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" Methinks I hear some of you say, 'Must a man afford himself no leisure?' I will tell thee, my friend, what Poor Richard says, Employ thy time well, if thou meanest to gain leisure; and since thou art not sure of a minute, throw not away an hour. "
Elegant extracts: a copious selection of passages from the most eminent ... - Page 146
by Elegant extracts - 1812
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Preceptive, Moral, and Sentimental Pieces: On the Duties of the Young, Issue 10

Chapbooks - 1796 - 20 pages
...weak-handed ; but stick to it steadily, and you will see great effects; for *' Constant dropping wears away stones: and by diligence and ..>•-....«.....Must a man afford himself no leisure ?" I will tell thee, my friend, what Poor Richard says; <( Employ thy time well, if thou meanest to gain leisure ;...
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Poor Richard; or, The way to wealth

Benjamin Franklin - Self-Help - 1820 - 30 pages
...strokes fell great oaks/ as poor Richard says in his almanac, the year I cannot just now remember. " Methinks I hear some of you say, ' Must a man afford himself no leisure ? I will tell thee, my friend, what poor Richard says, ' Employ thy time well, if thou means to gain leisure ; and...
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The gleaner; or, Entertainment for the fire-side [compiled by J. Watson].

Gleaner - 1805
...weak-handed ; but stick to it steadily, and you will see great effects ; for, " Constant dropping wearsavvay stones ; and 'by diligence and patience the mouse..."Must a man afford himself no leisure?" I will tell thee, my friend, what poor Richard says; "Employ thy time well, if thou meanest to gain leisure; and,...
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The complete works ... of ... Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - 1806
...weak-handed; but stick to it steadily, and you will see great effects, for " constant dropping wears away stones; and by diligence and patience the mouse...must a man afford himself no leisure ?" I will tell thee, my friend, what poor Richard says: " employ thy time well, if thdu meanest to gain leisure; and...
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The Complete Works in Philosophy, Politics, and Morals, of the ..., Volume 3

Benjamin Franklin - American literature - 1806
...weak-handed ; but stick to it steadily, and you will see great effects, for " constant dropping wears away stones ; and by diligence and patience the mouse...must a man afford himself no leisure ?" I will tell thee, my friend, what poor Richard says ; " employ thy time well, if thou meanest to gain leisure ;...
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Lionel and Clarissa, by I. Bickerstaff. The toy shop; the king and the ...

James Plumptre - English drama - 1812
...weak-handed ; but stick to it steadily, and you will see great effects ; for " Constant " dropping wears away stones," and " By diligence and " patience the...you say, " Must a man " afford himself no leisure ?" 1 will tell thee, my friend, what Poor Richard says : " Employ thy time well, if " thou meanest...
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The literary miscellany: or, Selections and extracts, classical and ...

1812
...weak handed ; but Stick to it steadily, and you will see great effects ; for, "constant dropping wears away stones, and by diligence and patience the mouse ate in two the cable; and, lightstrokes fell greatoaks," as poor Richard says in his Almanack, the year I cannot just now remember....
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The Cheap magazine [ed. by G. Miller.] Vol

George Miller - 1813
...•••.•••: :•'. < MethinlCs 1 hear some of you say, " Must a man a-tTord himself no leisure?" — 1 will tell thce, ' my friend, what poor Richard says : " Employ thy time well, if thou mean • est to g»in leisure ; and sinc# thou art not sure of a minute, thiow not away an hour." Leisure...
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Memoirs of the life and writings of Benjamin Franklin ...

Benjamin Franklin, William Temple Franklin - Biography & Autobiography - 1818 - 449 pages
...weakhanded ;' but stick to it steadily, and you will see great effects ; for Constant dropping wears away stones ; and by diligence and patience the mouse ate in two the cable ; and little strokes Jell great oaks. " Methinks I hear some of you say, ' Must a man afford himself no leisure ? — I...
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Essays and letters, Volumes 1-2

Benjamin Franklin, Benjamin Franklin Collection (Library of Congress) - American essays - 1820 - 340 pages
...weak-handed ; but stick to it steadily, and yon will see great effects ; for ' constant dropping wears away stones ; and by diligence and patience the mouse...must a man afford himself no leisure ?' I will tell thee, my friend, what poor Richard says : ' employ thy time well, if thou meanest to gain leisure;...
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