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" Constitution is now established, and has an appearance that promises permanency; but in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.* Benjamin Franklin, Letter to Jean Baptiste Le Roy, 13 Nov. "
The Works of Benjamin Franklin: Containing Several Political and Historical ... - Page 408
by Benjamin Franklin - 1840
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The private correspondence of Benjamin Franklin, LL.D, F.R.S., &c ..., Volume 1

Benjamin Franklin - 1817
...year's silence .between friends must needs give uneasiness. ., ; v .1. -r ] tS t *« I \*, /fjfiOur new Constitution is now established, and has an appearance...continues much as it has been for some time except that 1 grow thinner and weaker, so that I cannot expect to hold out much longer. i: <•. .it. My respects...
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The Private Correspondence of Benjamin Franklin ...: pt.I. Letters on ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1818
...The voice of jthilosqpliy I apprehend,, can hardly .' A member of the French Academy of Sewncesi ' be heard among those tumults. If any thing material...permanency: but in this world nothing can be said to.be certain, except death and taxes! My health continues much as it has been for some time, except...
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Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at ..., Volume 51

Electronic journals - 1912
...Philadelphia. " Writing from Philadelphia, November 13, 1789, to Jean Baptiste Le Roy, Franklin says : " Our new Constitution is now established, and has an...can be said to be certain, except death and taxes." PROC. AMER. PHIL. SOC., LI. 2O^ L, PRINTED JAN. 2O, 1913. plan is not working so smoothly now as in...
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Constitutional Brinksmanship : Amending the Constitution by National ...

Russell L. Caplan Attorney US Department of Justice - Law - 1988 - 264 pages
...ratification after a prior rejection, 60 although this conclusion is not uncontroversial. 61 Timeliness promises permanency; but in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes," In theory an application could remain effective, that is, could be aggregated toward a convention call,...
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Mon Cher Papa: Franklin and the Ladies of Paris

Claude Anne Lopez - Biography & Autobiography - 1990 - 404 pages
...apprehend can hardly be heard among those tumults. Finally, in an outburst of national pride, he quipped: "Our new Constitution is now established, and has...nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes!"10 To be sure, few people, even among the French, had the vaguest inkling of the violence of...
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The Columbia Dictionary of Quotations

Robert Andrews - Reference - 1993 - 1092 pages
...Court. "The Supreme Court.' Quoted in: Parliamentary Affairs, vol. 3. no. 1 (London; winter 1949). 5 N; Lii DECOP6 , BENJAMIN FRANKLIN (1706-1790), US slalesman, wriler. Letler, 13 Nov. 1789 (published in Complete Works,...
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Connectionist Speech Recognition: A Hybrid Approach

Hervé A. Bourlard, Nelson Morgan - Science - 1994 - 312 pages
...statistical pattern recognition.7 7 But time will tell. Chapter 2 STATISTICAL PATTERN CLASSIFICATION In this world, nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes. - Benjamin Franklin 2.1 Introduction No new engineering or scientific technique, however novel, evolves...
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Merriam-Webster's Vocabulary Builder

Mary W. Cornog - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1994 - 558 pages
...to seem true to life. verity Yver-a-te\ A true fact or statement. • Ben Franklin's statement that "in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes" is held as a verity by many. The phrase "eternal verity" is often used to mean an enduring truth or...
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Tendencies and Tensions of the Information Age: The Production and ...

Jorge Reina Schement, Terry Curtis - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1995 - 285 pages
...fades into the invisible background. If only death and taxes were inevitable in Ben Franklin's day — "In this world, nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes" — then modern day Americans may add the continual introduction of new devices for processing information...
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Factory-Constructed Housing Developments: Planning, Design, and Construction

William F. Albern - Technology & Engineering - 1997 - 256 pages
...copy of Managing Mobile Home Parks, write to the address shown or call 312-661-1953. Laws and Zoning "But in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes." — Benjamin Franklin Franklin might also have added laws, rules, regulations, codes, permits, licenses,...
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