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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 Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin, Including Poor Richard's Almanac ...

Benjamin Franklin - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 320 pages
...repeating those sentences, 1 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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The Way to Wealth and Other Writings on Finance

Benjamin Franklin - Business & Economics - 2006 - 141 pages
...helps them that kelp themfeher, as Poor PJchard fays, in his Almanack of 1 733. 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 Goods. The Hour of Sale not being come, they were conversing on the Badness of...
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The World's Great Classics: Essays of American essayists

Timothy Dwight, Julian Hawthorne - Literature - 1899
...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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