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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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Authors' Birthdays: Containing Exercises for the Celebration of the ...

Charles William Bardeen - Authors, American - 1899 - 363 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...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 Universal Anthology: A Collection of the Best Literature, Ancient ...

Richard Garnett, Leon Vallée, Alois Brandl - Anthologies - 1899
...repeating those sentences, I have sometimes quoted myself with great gravity. Judge, then, how much I must have been gratified by an incident I am going...lately where a great number of people were collected at a vendue of merchant's goods. The hour of sale not being come, they were conversing on the badness...
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Essays of American Essayists: Including Biographical and Critical Sketches ...

1900 - 456 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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Essays of American Essayists: Including Biographical and Critical Sketches ...

American essays - 1900 - 456 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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Lights to Literature: Revised. Book Four

1900 - 411 pages
...also translated into French and was distributed by the clergy of France among their parishioners.] 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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Poor Richard's Almanac

Benjamin Franklin - Almanacs, American - 1900 - 132 pages
...horse lately where a great number of people were collected at a vendue 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 ever be able to pay them ? What would...
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The World's Best Essays, from the Earliest Period to the Present Time, Volume 5

David Josiah Brewer - American essays - 1900
...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 World's Best Essays, from the Earliest Period to the Present Time, Volume 5

David Josiah Brewer - American essays - 1900
...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...called to a plain, clean, old man, with white locks, <c Pray, father Abraham, what think ye of the times ? Won't these heavy taxes quite ruin the country...
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Colonial Prose and Poetry ...: Revolutionary literature [to 1775

William Peterfield Trent, Benjamin Willis Wells - American literature - 1901
...reading those wise sentences, I have sometimes quoted myself with great gravity. 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 growth of the national spirit, 1710-1775

William Peterfield Trent, Benjamin Willis Wells - American literature - 1901
...then, how much I must have been gratified by an incident I am going to relate to you. I stopped "A my horse lately where a great number of people 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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