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" Today. If you were a Servant would you not be ashamed that a good Master should catch you idle? Are you then your own Master, be ashamed to catch yourself idle, as Poor Dick says. "
Elegant extracts: a copious selection of passages from the most eminent ... - Page 146
by Elegant extracts - 1812
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Political, Miscellaneous, and Philosophical Pieces: Arranged Under the ...

Benjamin Franklin - United States - 1779 - 567 pages
...your own mafter ? be amamed to catch yourfelf * idle, when there is fo much to be done for ' yourfelf, your family, your country, and your ' king. Handle your tools without mittens, re' member, that, " The cat in gloves catches no " mice," as Poor Richard fays. It is true, there is...
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The Prose Epitome: Or, Extracts, Elegant, Instructive, and Entertaining ...

English literature - 1792 - 456 pages
..." If you would have your bufincfs done, go ; if i not, fend." And agnrap j to be done for yourfelf, your family, your country, and your king. Handle your...mittens ; remember, that " The cat In gloves catches no-mice," a* Poor Richard fays. It is true, there is much to be done, and, perhaps, you are wcak-haiided;...
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Preceptive, Moral, and Sentimental Pieces: On the Duties of the Young, Issue 10

Chapbooks - 1796 - 20 pages
...as Poor Richard says; and farther, " Never leave that till to-morrow, which you can do to-day." If you were a servant, would you not be ashamed that...Are you then your own master? be ashamed to catch yourself1 rdle, when there is so much to be done for yourself, your family, your country, and your...
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Poor Richard; or, The way to wealth

Benjamin Franklin - Self-Help - 1820 - 30 pages
...Have you somewhat to do to-mor-, row, do it to-day.' ' If you were a servant, would you not be ashmled a good master should catch you idle ? Are you then your own master, and not ashamed to catch yourself idle i" as poor Dick says. When there is so much to be done for yourself,...
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The gleaner; or, Entertainment for the fire-side [compiled by J. Watson].

Gleaner - 1805
...as poor Richard says ; and farther, " Never leave that till to-morrow, which you can do to-day." If you were a servant, would you not be ashamed that a good master should catch yon idle ? Are you then your own master, be ashamed to catch yourself idle, when there is so much to...
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The Complete Works in Philosophy, Politics, and Morals, of the ..., Volume 3

Benjamin Franklin - American literature - 1806
...to-morrows," as poor Richard says ; and farther, " never leave that till to-morrow, which you can do to-day." If you were a servant, Would you not be ashamed that...your own master ? Be ashamed to catch yourself idle, wheo there is so much to be done for yourself, your family, your country, and your king. Handle your...
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The literary miscellany: or, Selections and extracts, classical and ...

1812
...catch you idle : are you then your own master ? be ashamed to catch yourself idle," as poor Dick says. When there is so much to be done for yourself, your family, your country, and your gracious king, be up by peep of day; "let not the sun look down, and say inglorious here he lies!"...
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The literary miscellany: or, Selections and extracts, classical and ...

1812
...catch you idle : are you then your own master ? be ashamed to catch yourself idle," as poor Dick says. When there is so much to be done for yourself, your family, your country, and your gracious king, be up by peep of day; "let not the sun look down, and say inglorious here he lies!"...
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The Cheap magazine [ed. by G. Miller.] Vol

George Miller - 1813
...further, " Have you somewhat to do to-morrow, do it to-day.'.' If you were a servant, would you not not be ashamed that "a good' master should catch you...your own master ? be ashamed to catch yourself idle, as poor Dick says. . . ; r ";." ^ When there is so much to be done -for yourself, your...
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Memoirs of the life and writings of Benjamin Franklin ...

Benjamin Franklin, William Temple Franklin - Biography & Autobiography - 1818 - 449 pages
...to-morrmvs, as Poor Richard says ; and further, Never leave that tiff to-morroiv which you can do to-day. If you were a servant, would you* not be ashamed that...to catch yourself idle, when there is so much to be dofce for yourself, your family, your country, and your king. Handle your tools without mittens ; remember...
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