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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 Guardian, Томове 26–27

1875
...happened," says Franklin, " soon after to attend one of his sermons, in the course of which I discovered he intended to finish with a collection, and I silently...of copper money, three or four silver dollars, and two or three gold pistoles. As he proceeded I was softened, and concluded to give the copper ; another...

How Benjamin Franklin, the printer boy, made his mark

William Makepeace Thayer - 1875 - 264 страници
...taken, at the close of the meeting, he emptied his pockets of all the money ho had, which consisted of " a handful of copper money, three or four silver dollars, and five pistoles in gold." He sympathized deeply with the poor and needy, and espoused the cause of the oppressed in every land....

The Life of Benjamin Franklin

Jeremiah Chaplin - 1876 - 398 страници
...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...dollars, and five pistoles in gold. As he proceeded I hegan to soften, and concluded to give the copper. Another stroke of his oratory made me ashamed of...

Benjamin Franklin: A Picture of the Struggles of Our Infant Nation, One ...

John Stevens Cabot Abbott - 1876 - 373 страници
...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...or four silver dollars, and five pistoles in gold, (about twenty-five dollars). As he proceeded I began to soften, and concluded to give the copper ;...

OUR FIRST CENTURY: BRING A POPULAR DESCRIPTIVE PORTRAITURE OF THE One ...

R. M. DEVENS - 1876
...collection, Franklin silently resolved that the preacher should get nothing from him, though he had in his pocket a handful of copper money, three or four silver dollars, and five pistoles in gold. As Whitefield proceeded, Franklin began to soften, and determined to give the copper. Another stroke of...

Cyclopædia of moral and religious anecdotes. Ed. by J. Flesher

Kazlitt Arvine - 1877
...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...of copper money, three or four silver dollars, and fue pistoles in gold. As he proceeded I began to soften, and concluded to give the copper. Another...

The Book of Days: A Miscellany of Popular Antiquities in Connection ..., Том 2

Robert Chambers - 1883
...Savannah, thinking Philadelphia the proper place for its erection, and he says : ' I silently resolved he should get nothing from me. I had in my pocket...oratory made me ashamed of that, and determined me to F've the silver ; and he finished so admirably, that emptied my pocket wholly into the collector's...

Oratory and Orators

William Mathews - 1878 - 456 страници
...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 him the copper. Another stroke of his oratory made me ashamed of that, and determined me to give the...

A History of England in the Eighteenth Century, Том 2

William Edward Hartpole Lecky - 1878
...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...four silver dollars, and five pistoles in gold. As be proceeded I began to soften, and concluded to give the copper. Another stroke of his oratory made...

Historic Americans

Theodore Parker - 1878 - 312 страници
...collection, and I silently resolved that he should get nothing from me. I had in my pocket a himdful of copper money, three or four silver dollars, and...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....




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