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" I stopped my horse lately where a great number of people were collected at an auction of merchants' goods. The hour of the sale not being come, they were conversing on the badness of the times; and one of the company called to a plain, clean, old man,... "
Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight - Page 240
by Half hours - 1856
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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of Essays, Humourous, Moral ...

Benjamin Franklin - Statesmen - 1831 - 290 pages
...quoted myself with great gravity. Judge then how much I have been gratified by an incident which 1 am going to relate to you. I stopped my horse lately...collected at an auction of merchants' goods. The hour of sale not being come, they were conversing on the badness of the times; and one of the company called...
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The Bristol Job Nott, Or, Labouring Man's Friend, Issue 1

Working class - 1832
...author so great pleasure, as to find his works respectfully quoted by others. Judge, then, how much I must have been gratified by an incident I am going...number of people were collected . at an auction of merchant's goods. The hour of the sale not being come, they were conversing on the badness of the times...
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The American Almanac and Repository of Useful Knowledge for the ..., Volume 1

Almanacs, American - 1833
...others. Judge, then, how much I must have been gratified by an incident ═ am going to relate to yon. I stopped my horse lately, where a great number of...Pray, Father Abraham, what think you of the times? Will not these heavy taxes quite ruin the country? How shall we ever be able to pay them ? What would...
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Benjamin Franklin's Way to Wealth: And William Penn's Maxims ...

Benjamin Franklin - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1834 - 192 pages
...author so great pleasure, as to find his works respectfully quoted by others. Judge, then, how much I must have been gratified by an incident I am going...Pray, Father Abraham, what think you of the times ? Will not those heavy taxes quite ruin the country ? How shall we ever be able to pay them ? What...
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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of Essays, Humourous, Moral ...

Benjamin Franklin - American essays - 1834 - 290 pages
...lately where a great number of people were collected at "an auction of merchants' goods. The hour of sale not being come, they were conversing on the badness...plain, clean, old man, with white locks, " Pray, father Abrabam, what think ye of the tunes? Won't these heavy taxes quite ruin In╗ country ? How shall we...
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The Works of Benjamin Franklin: Containing Several Political and ..., Volume 2

Benjamin Franklin, Jared Sparks - Statesmen - 1836
...author so great pleasure as to find his works respectfully quoted by others. Judge, then, how much I must have been gratified by an incident I am going...Pray, Father Abraham, what think you of the times? Will not these heavy taxes quite ruin the country ? How shall we ever be able to pay them? What would...
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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of Essays, Humorous, Moral ...

Benjamin Franklin - Autobiographical memory - 1837 - 328 pages
...sometimes quoted myself with great gravity. Judge then how much I have been gratified by an incident which I am going to relate to you. I stopped my horse lately...great number of people were collected at an auction of merchant's goods. The hour of sale not being come, they were conversing on the badness of the times...
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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of Essays, Humorous, Moral ...

Benjamin Franklin - Political science - 1840 - 320 pages
...lately where a great numher of people were collected at an auction of merchant's goods. The hour of sale not being come, they were conversing on the badness...with white locks, ' Pray, father Abraham, what think ye of the times ? Won't these heavy taxes quite ruin the country ? How shall we ever be able to pay...
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Practical Morality, Or, A Guide to Men and Manners: Consisting of Lord ...

Conduct of life - 1841 - 275 pages
...author so great pleasure as to find his works respectfully quoted by others. Judge, then, how much I must have been gratified by an incident I am going...collected at an auction of merchants goods. The hour of sale not being come, they were conversing on the badness of the times ; and one of the company called...
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Levende dansk lyrik: fra folkevisen til drachmann

Poul P. M. Pedersen - Danish poetry - 1844 - 580 pages
...author so great pleasure as to find his works respectfully quoted by others. Judge, then, how much I must have been gratified by an incident I am going...Pray, Father Abraham, what think you of the times? Will not these heavy taxes quite ruin the country ? How shall we ever be able to pay them? What would...
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