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" How much more than is necessary do we spend in sleep, forgetting that the sleeping fox catches no poultry, and that there will be sleeping enough in the grave, as Poor Richard says. "
The Life of Benjamin Franklin: Including a Sketch of the Rise and Progress ... - Side 334
1826 - 407 sider
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The English Spelling Book Improved:: Containing, in a Progressive Series ...

1837 - 134 sider
...purse. What maintains one vice would bring up two children. A small leak will sink a great ship. If time be of all things the most precious, wasting time must be the greatest prodigality ; since lost time is never found again ; and what we call time enough, always...
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First (-Sixth) illustrated reader

Illustrated reader - 1874
...the " sleeping fox catches no poultry," and that " there will be sleeping enough in the grave ? " "If time be of all things the most precious, wasting time must be the greatest prodigality;" since, as we are told, " Lost time is never found again; and what we call...
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The Onward reciter ed. by W. Darrah, Bind 4

William Darrah - 1875
...is necessary do we spend in sleep ! forgetting that " there will be sleeping enough in the grave." Lost time is never found again ; and what we call time enough, always proves little enough. Sloth makes all things difficult, but industry all easy. Drive thy business, let not it drive thee....
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How Benjamin Franklin, the printer boy, made his mark

William Makepeace Thayer - 1875 - 264 sider
..." But dost thou love life ? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff life is made of." " If time be of all things the most precious, wasting time must be the greatest prodigality." " Sloth makes all things difficult, but industry all easy ; and he that...
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Light From Many Lamps

Lillian Watson - 1988 - 352 sider
...of. If time be of all things the most precious, wasting time must be the greatest prodigality; since lost time is never found again and what we call time enough always proves little enough. Let us then be up and doing, and doing to the purpose; so by diligence shall we do more with less perplexity. Sloth...
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Life Streams: Journeys into Meditation and Music

Hal A. Lingerman - 1988 - 352 sider
...the greatest prodigality. Lost time is never found again; what we call time enough always proves too little enough; let us then up and be doing, and doing to the purpose. By diligence shall we do more with less perplexity. Benjamin Franklin Meditation Today you can tune...
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Jean Rivard, ou, L'art de réussir: idéologies et utopie dans l'œuvre d ...

Robert Major, Université Laval. Centre de recherche en littérature québécoise - 1991 - 338 sider
...doing... He that riseth late must trot all day, and shall scarce overtake his business at night. . . If time be of all things the most precious, wasting time must be the greatest prodigality» [95-96], disait déjà Franklin. Mais le travail doit être appuyé par...
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Benjamin Franklin, Jonathan Edwards, and the Representation of American Culture

Barbara B. Oberg, Harry S. Stout - 1993 - 240 sider
...Fox catches no Poultry, and that there will be sleeping enough in the Grave, as Poor Richard says. If Time be of all Things the most precious, wasting Time...us, Lost Time is never found again; and what we call Time-enough, always proves little enough. Let us then up and be doing, and doing to the Purpose; so...
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The American Roman Noir: Hammett, Cain, and Chandler

William Marling - 1998 - 306 sider
...ended this informing opposition. It is present for Benjamin Franklin in The Way to Wealth (1757): "If time be of all things the most precious, wasting time must be the greatest prodigality" (362). What is Franklin's concept of time, if not the "desire to be found,...
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Mastered by the Clock: Time, Slavery, and Freedom in the American South

Mark Michael Smith - 1997 - 303 sider
...Poor Richard's Almanac were most popular. The Farmers' Register in 1838 quoted Franklin as saying, "If time be of all things the most precious, wasting time must be the greatest prodigality." For good measure, the editor added, "lost time is never found again." A...
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