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" Sloth makes all things difficult, but industry all easy; and He that riseth late must trot all day, and shall scarce overtake his business at night; while Laziness travels so slowly, that Poverty soon overtakes him. Drive thy business, let not that drive... "
Preceptive, Moral, and Sentimental Pieces: On the Duties of the Young - Page 1
1796 - 20 pages
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the monthly review or literary journal: from january to june, inclusive,. m ...

several hands - 1780
...buMnefs at night; while lazinefs travels fo 'lowly, that poverty foon overtaken him. Drive thy bufinefs, let not that drive thee ; and early to bed, and early to rife, makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wife," as Poor Rtcbard fays. * So what fignifies wilhing and...
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The Monthly Review, Volume 62

1780
...bufinefs at night; while lazinefs travels fo flowly, that poverty foon overtakes him. Drive thy bufinefs, let not that drive thee $ and early to bed, and early to rife, makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wife," as Poor Richard hy*. Poor Richard fays. How much more...
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal, Volume 62

Books - 1780
...bufinefs at night; while lazinefs travels fo flowly, that poverty foon overtakes him. Drive thy bufmefs, let not that drive thee ; and early to bed, and early to rife, makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wife," as Poor Richard fays. * So what fignifies wifhing and...
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The Bee: Or Literary Weekly Intelligencer, Volume 1

James Anderson - Scotland - 1791
...ilowly, that poverty foon overtakes him," as we read in poor Richard ; who adds, " Drive thy bufinefs ; let not that drive thee;" and, " early to bed, and early to rife, makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wife" So what fignifies wiihing and hoping for better times...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose ..., Volume 2

1797 - 1120 pages
...at night; while lazir.efs travels fo flo\vly, that poverty foon overtakes him. Drive thy butinefs, let not that drive thee ; and early to bed, and early to rife, makes a man healthy, xvealthy, and wif«," as Poor Ricnard fays. ' So what fignifies wifhing...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose, Volume 2

Vicesimus Knox - English prose literature - 1797
...buiinefs at night; while lazinefs travels fo flowly, that poverty foon overtakes him. Drive thy bufineis, let not that drive thee ; and early to bed, and early to rife, makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wife," as Poor Richard fays. ' So what fignifies wiming and...
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The Immortal Mentor, Or, Man's Unerring Guide to a Healthy, Wealthy & Happy ...

Luigi Cornaro - Conduct of life - 1802 - 321 pages
...bufinefs at night ; while lazinefs travels fo flowly, that poverty foon overtakes him. Drive thy bufinefs, let not that drive thee ; and early to bed and early to rife, makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wife," as Poor Richard fays. " So what fignifies wifliing and...
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Poor Richard; or, The way to wealth

Benjamin Franklin - 1820 - 288 pages
...and early to rise, makes a man healthy, ealthy and wise.' " So that what signifies wishing andkhoping for better times ? We may make these times better if we bestir ourselves. Industry needs not wish,' as poor Richard says ; and ' He that lives upon hope, will die fasting.' There are...
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Benjamin Franklin - American literature - 1804 - 59 pages
...travels so slowly that poverty soon overtakes him," as we read in poor Richard ; •who adds, " Drive thy business ; let not that drive thee," and, "early to bed, and early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise." So what signifies wishing and hoping for better times? we...
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The gleaner; or, Entertainment for the fire-side [compiled by J. Watson].

Gleaner - 1805
...Drive thy business, let not that drive then ; and, " Early to bed, and early to rise, " Makes a raan healthy, wealthy, and wise," as poor Richard says....signifies wishing and hoping for better times? We roay njake these times better, if we bestir ourselves. "Industry need not wish, and he that lives upon...
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