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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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Appletons' School Readers

William Torrey Harris, Andrew Jackson Rickoff, Mark Bailey - Readers - 1878 - 142 pages
...others. Judge, then, how much I must have been gratified by an incident I am going to relate to you. 2. 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...
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The Fifth Reader

William Torrey Harris, Andrew Jackson Rickoff, Mark Bailey - Readers - 1879 - 471 pages
...gratified by an incident I am going to relate to you. 2. I stopped my horse, lately, where a great numbei of people were collected at an auction of merchants'...with white locks : " Pray, Father Abraham, what think yon of the times ? Will not these heavy taxes quite ruin the country ? How shall we ever be able to...
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The Chautauquan: Organ of the Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle

1882
...find his works respectfully quoted by others. Judge, then, how much I must have been gratified by xn incident I am going to relate to you. I stopped my...the company called to a plain, clean old man, with whit locks, "Pray, father Abraham, what think you of the times? Will not those heavy taxes quite...
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Political economy reading book

sir Robert Harry Inglis Palgrave - 1882
...lately where a 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...with white locks, ' Pray, father Abraham, what think ye of the times ? Won't these heavy taxes quite ruin the country ? How shall we be ever able to pay...
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A Hand-book of English and American Literature: Historical and Critical ...

Esther J. Trimble Lippincott - American literature - 1884 - 518 pages
...Illustrations of the Literature of the Revolutionary Period. BKNJAMIN FRANKLIN. From POOR RICHARD'S ALMANAC. The hour of the sale not being come, they were conversing...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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Brave Men and Women: Their Struggles, Failures and Triumphs

Osgood Eaton Fuller - Biography - 1884 - 512 pages
...where a great company of people were collected at an auction of merchants' goods. The hour of the eale not being come, they were conversing on the badness..."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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Fortunate men, how they made money and won renown: a collection of rich men ...

Fortunate men - 1884
...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...lately, where a great number of people were collected, it an auction of merchants' goods. The hour of the ' * Dr. Franklin for many years published the...
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British Classical Authors. Select Specimens of the National Literature of ...

Ludwig Herrig - 1885 - 708 pages
...author so great pleasure, as to find his works respectfully quoted by others. Judge, then, how much I ild. 0 God! to hear the Insect on the leaf pronouncing...before the Ghost's rebuke, and trembling cast his Will not these heavy taxes quite ruin bear any share in the public expenses, which he f*t nettled to...
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The Improved illustrated reader, Book 5

Improved illustrated reader - 1885
...I must have been gratified by an incident I am going to relate. I stopped my horse, lately, where a number of people were collected at an auction of merchants'...they were conversing on the badness of the times. One of the company called to a plain, clean old man, with white locks, " Pray, father Abraham, what...
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Treasures from the Prose World: With Biographical Sketches

Frank McAlpine - American prose literature - 1886 - 400 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...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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