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" I am in hopes it will arrive a little before I shall, and give me an opportunity of judging whether you have got the better of that want of industry which I began to fear would be the rock on which you would split. Determine never to be idle. No person... "
The Domestic Life of Thomas Jefferson - Page 117
1871 - 432 pages
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The Life of Thomas Jefferson, Volume 1

Henry Stephens Randall - Presidents - 1858
...year old, gave me great pleasure. I inclose it for your perusal, as I think it will be pleasing to you also. But take care of it, and return it to me...ardent prayer of Yours affectionately, TH. JEFFERSON. To MARTHA JEFFERSON. May 11, 1T8T. I write you, my dear Patsy, from the canal of Languedoc, on which...
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The Life of Thomas Jefferson, Volume 1

Henry Stephens Randall - Presidents - 1858
...harpsichord might bę sent during the months of April and May, so that I am in hopes it will arrive • little before I shall, and give me an opportunity...is the ardent prayer of Yours affectionately, TH. To MARTHA JEFFERSON. May SI, 17S7. I write you, my dear Patsy, from the canal of Languedoc, on which...
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The life of Thomas Jefferson

Henry Stephens Randall - 1858
...it will arrive a little before I shall, and give me an opportunity of judging whether you have go: the better of that want of industry which I began...are always doing. And that you may be always doing godl, my dear, is the ardent prayer of Yours affectionately, TH. JEFFESSOX. To MARTHA JEFFERSON. JTaySl.UST....
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The Life of Thomas Jefferson, Volume 1

Henry Stephens Randall - United States - 1871
...whether you have got the better of that want of industry wh ch 1 began to fear would be the rock oo which you would split. Determine never to be idle....if we are always doing. And that you may be always doj.g gooil, my dear, is the ardent prayer of Yours affectionately, TH. jF.Kn.RSON. To MARTHA JEFFERSON....
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Short Sayings of Great Men: With Historical and Explanatory Notes

Anecdotes - 1882 - 610 pages
...outdone in courtesy by your inferiors." He wrote to his daughter Martha from France, May 5, 1787: " No person will have occasion to complain of the want of time who never loses any." His last words were, "I resign my soul to God, and my daughter to my country." Among his papers was...
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Thomas Jefferson, the Man of Letters

Lewis Henry Boutell - 1891 - 73 pages
...the gospels, of the words of Jesus. Jefferson was parsimonious of his time. " No person," he said, "will have occasion to complain of the want of time...wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing." It was in these last years that he renewed his friendship with John Adams, and carried on a correspondence...
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The Writings of Thomas Jefferson: 1784-1787

Thomas Jefferson - Presidents - 1894
...it seems, it is precious to me. When I left Paris I wrote to London to desire that your harpsicord might be sent during the months of April and May,...may be done if we are always doing. And that you may always be doing good, my dear, is the ardent prayer of, yours affectionately. TO MARTHA JEFFERSON.1...
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The Writings of Thomas Jefferson: 1784-1787

Thomas Jefferson - Presidents - 1894
...it seems, it is precious to me. When I left Paris I wrote to London to desire that your harpsicord might be sent during the months of April and May,...may be done if we are always doing. And that you may always be doing good, my dear, is the ardent prayer of, yours affectionately. TO MARTHA JEFFERSON.1...
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The Writings of Thomas Jefferson: 1784-1787

Thomas Jefferson - Presidents - 1894
...it seems, it is precious to me. When I left Paris I wrote to London to desire that your harpsicord might be sent during the months of April and May,...may be done if we are always doing. And that you may always be doing good, my dear, is the ardent prayer of, yours affectionately. TO MARTHA JEFFERSON.1...
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Many Thoughts of Many Minds: A Treasury of Quotations from the Literature of ...

Louis Klopsch - Quotations, English - 1896 - 304 pages
...forever !— HORACE MANN. As every thread of gold is valuable, so is every minute of time. — MASON. No person will have occasion to complain of the want of time, who never loses any. — THOMAS JEFFERSON. Make use of time, if thou valuest eternity. Yesterday cannot be recalled; to-morrow...
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