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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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A History of England in the Eighteenth Century, Том 2

William Edward Hartpole Lecky - 1879
...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...oratory made me ashamed of that and determined me to give%the silver, and he finished so admirably that I emptied my pocket wholly into the collector's...

Benjamin Franklin, printer's boy, statesman, philosopher, and patriot

John Stevens C. Abbott - 1879 - 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 ;...

Lectures on the History of England

M. J. Guest - 1879 - 582 страници
...the course of which I perceived he intended to finish with a collection, and . 1 silently resolved he should get nothing from me. I had in my pocket...of copper money, three or four silver dollars, and fire pistoles in gold. As he proceeded I began to soften, and concluded to give the copper. Another...

The National Memorial Volume: Being a Popular Descriptive Portraiture of the ...

Richard Miller Devens - 1879 - 669 страници
...collection, Franklin silently resolved tbat 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...

Beeton's Complete orator, including the art of public speaking, and British ...

Samuel Orchart Beeton - 1881 - 288 страници
...contributions, thinking Philadelphia the proper place for erection. He says : " I silently resolved he should get nothing from me. I had in my pocket...to give the copper ; another stroke of his oratory make me ashamed of that, and determined me to give the silver ; and he finished so admirably that I...

The book of clerical anecdotes, by Jacob Larwood

Herman Diederik J. van Schevichaven - 1881
...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...pistoles in gold. As he proceeded, I began to soften, and resolved to give the copper. Another stroke of his oratory made me ashamed of that, and determined...

American Progress: Or, The Great Events of the Greatest Century, Including ...

Richard Miller Devens - 1883 - 739 страници
...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...

Vocal and Action-language Culture and Expression

Edward Napoleon Kirby - 1884 - 234 страници
...the appeal was made for the orphanage. Mr. Franklin said : " I had in my pocket a handful of copper, three or four silver dollars, and five pistoles in...proceeded I began to soften, and concluded to give him my copper ; another stroke of his eloquence made me ashamed of that, and I concluded to give him...

Six thousand illustrations of moral and religious truths

Cyclopaedia - 1885
...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 haudful of copper money, three or four silver dollars, and five pistoles in gold. As he proceeded I...

Sketches from English History

Arthur Martin Wheeler - 1886 - 372 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...copper. Another stroke of his oratory made me ashamed of t'>.at, and determined me to give the silver, and he finished so admirably that I emptied my pocket...




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