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" I happened soon after to attend one of his sermons, in the course of which I perceived he intended to finish with a collection, and I silently resolved he should get nothing from me. I had in my pocket a handful of copper money, three or four silver dollars,... "
The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin, Including Poor Richard's Almanac ... - Страница 136
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The Juvenile instructor and companion, Томове 20–21

Young people - 1869
...the preacher went on his heart melted, and at length his purpose became totally changed. He says, " I had in my pocket a handful of copper money, three...stroke of his oratory made me ashamed of that, and I determined to give the silver ; and he finished so admirably that I emptied my pocket wholly into...

History of the Church in the 18th & 19th centuries, tr. by J.F. Hurst, Том 1

Karl Rudolph Hagenbach - 1870
...Franklin; who was resolved to give nothing, because he was not pleased with the enterprise. He had a handful of copper money, three or four silver dollars, and five Louis-d'ors in his pocket, and the further the sermon proceeded, the more deeply did he grasp his money....

The Collected Works of ... P. ...

Theodore Parker - 1871
...Whitefield to build the house at Philadelphia, and send the Georgia orphans to it. But, says he, ' He rejected my counsel, and I therefore refused to contribute....proceeded I began to soften, and concluded to give the coppers. Another stroke of his oratory made me ashamed of that, and determined me to give the silver....

The Collected Works of Theodore Parker: Historic Americans

Theodore Parker - 1871 - 236 страници
...Whitefield to build the house at Philadelphia, and send the Georgia orphans to it. But, says he, ' He rejected my counsel, and I therefore refused to contribute....proceeded I began to soften, and concluded to give the coppers. Another stroke of his oratory made me ashamed of that, and determined me to give the silver....

The Guardian, Томове 22–23

1871
...the congregation to help him in his project for the fatherless. Franklin says : " I silently resolved he should get nothing from me. I had, in my pocket,...or four silver dollars, and five pistoles in gold (a coin worth $3.00). As he proceeded I began to soften, and concluded to give the copper. Another...

Anecdotes of the rev. George Whitefield, M.A., with biographical sketch

Joseph Beaumont Wakeley - 1872 - 400 страници
...collection, resolved that he should get nothing from him — that he would not give a farthing. He says, " I had in my pocket a handful of copper money, three or four silver dollars, and five pistoles of gold. As he proceeded I began to soften, and concluded to give the copper ; another stroke of his...

A Manual of English Literature: A Text Book for Schools and Colleges

John Seely Hart - 1872 - 636 страници
...silently resolved he should get nothing from me. I bad in my pocket a handful of copper money, thr«e or four silver dollars, and five pistoles in gold. As he proceeded, I liogan to soften, and concluded to give the copper. Another stroke of hie oratory mad* me «shamed...

The Remembrancer. [6th]

1873
...sermons, in the course of which I perceived he intended to finish with a collection. I silently resolved he should get nothing from me. I had in my pocket a handful of coppers, three or four silver dollars, and five pistoles in gold. As he proceeded I began to soften,...

Life of Benjamin Franklin, Written by Himself, Том 1

Benjamin Franklin - 1875
...in the course of which I perceived he intended to finish with a collection, and I silently resolved he should get nothing from me. I had in my pocket...proceeded I began to soften, and concluded to give the coppers. Another stroke of his oratory made me asham'd of that, and determin'd me to give the silver...

Life of Benjamin Franklin, Written by Himself, Том 1

Benjamin Franklin - 1875
...in the course of which I perceived he intended to finish with a collection, and I silentlv resolved he should get nothing from me. I had in my pocket...proceeded I began to soften, and concluded to give the coppers. Another stroke of his oratory made me asham'd of that, and determin'd me to give the silver...




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