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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 ... Franklin: Consisting of Essays, Humorous, Moral, and ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1846 - 304 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...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 Life of Benjamin Franklin

Orville Luther Holley - Inventors - 1848 - 468 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 1 How shall we ever be able to pay them? What would...
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The Cottager's monthly visitor, Volume 33

1853
...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 be ever able to pay them? What would...
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The Select Works of Benjamin Franklin: Including His Autobiography

Benjamin Franklin - Inventors - 1853 - 488 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...where a great number of people were collected, at an * Dr. Franklin for many years published the Pennsylvania Almanac, purporting to be the work of R'chard...
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American Classical Authors

Ludwig Herrig - American literature - 1854 - 553 pages
...ńs to find his works respectfully quoted by others. Judge, then, how much I must have been gratifled by an incident I am going to relate to you. I stopped...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 select works of Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - 1855
...These sentences and proverbs he collected and digested in the above preface. 30* auction of merchant's goods. The hour of the sale not being come, they were...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...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin: Written by Himself ; to which is Added His ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1855 - 375 pages
...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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Hand-book of American Literature, Historical, Biographical, and Critical

Joseph Gostwick - American literature - 1856 - 319 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...
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The Prose Writers of America: With a Survey of the Intellectual History ...

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - American prose literature - 1856 - 552 pages
...author so great pleasure as to find his works respectfully quoted by others. Judge, tuen, how much I must have been gratified by an incident I am going...were collected at an auction of merchants' goods. Tlie hour of the sale not being come, they were conversing on the badnees of the times ; and one of...
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A Compendium of American Literature: Chronologically Arranged, with ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - American literature - 1858 - 740 pages
...author so great pleasure ns to find his works respectfully quoted by others. Jndge, then, how mnch 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...
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