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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 Youth's Companion and Counsellor

William Chambers - Conduct of life - 1858 - 350 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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A Compendium of American Literature: Chronologically Arranged, with ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - American literature - 1859 - 784 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 New School Reader

Charles Walton Sanders - 1859
...stopped my horse lately, where a great number of people were collected at an auction of merchant's goods. The hour of the sale not being come, they were...called to a plain, clean, old man, with white locks : " Fray, Father Abraham, what think you of the times ? "Will not these heavy taxes quite ruin the...
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A compendium of American literature, arranged by C.D. Cleveland. Stereotyped ed

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1862
...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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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1862 - 776 pages
...author so great pleasure as to find his works respectfully quoted by others. Jndge, then, how much I must have been gratified by an incident I am going...Pray, Father Abraham, what think you of the times 1 Will not these heavy taxes quite ruin the country ? How shall we ever be able to pay them ? What...
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Life and Times of Benjamin Franklin, Volume 1

James Parton - Franklin, Benjamin - 1864 - 710 pages
...remark, that nothing pleases an author more than to hear himself quoted, Poor Richard thus proceeds : " 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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The Revised Lesson Book for Standard I(-vi) of the Revised Code of the ...

Great Britain. Committee on Education - Education - 1864
...from his hand the balance and the rod, Rciudge his iustice, be the God of God. POOR RICHARD'S MAXIMS. I STOPPED my horse, lately, where a great number of...company called to a plain, clean, old man, with white looks, " Pray, father Abraham, what think you of the times ? Will not those heavy taxes quite ruin...
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The Autobiography and Essays of Dr. Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - 1864 - 231 pages
...lately where a great number uf people were collected at an auction of merchant's goods. The hour of sale not being come, they were conversing on the badness...Pray, father Abraham, what think you of the times * Won't these heavy taxes quite ruin the country? How shall we be ever able to pay them ? What would...
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The Ackworth reading book, being selections from the best English authors in ...

Ackworth sch - 1865
...writer 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 would...
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Life and Times of Benjamin Franklin, Volume 1

James Parton - 1865
...remark, that nothing pleases an author more than to hear himself quoted, Poor Richard thus proceeds : " I stopped my horse lately where a great number of...of merchants' goods. The hour of the sale not being coroe, they were conversing on the badness of the times; and one of the company called to a plain,...
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