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Travels in America Performed in 1806: For the Purpose of Exploring the ... - Page 53
by Thomas Ashe - 1803 - 366 pages
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travels in america, performed in 1806

thomas ashe - 1808
...storekeeper denying the possession of a good article, till he fails in imposing a bad one. I have known a person ask for a pair of shoes, and receive for answer...recommended to him. I have heard another ask for a rifle-gun, and be answered that there were no rifles, but that he could be accommodated with the best...
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travels in america, performed in the year 1806, for the purpose of exploring ...

thomas ashe, esq. - 1809
...storekeeper denying the possession of a good article, till he fails in imposing a bad one. I have known a person ask for a pair of shoes, and receive for answer,...recommended to him. I have heard another ask for a rifle-gun, and be answered that there were no rifles, but that he could be accommodated with the best...
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Select Reviews of Literature, and Spirit of Foreign Magazines, Volume 3

Enos Bronson - Literature, Modern - 1810
...and takes in exchange, not what he wants, but what he can get. " I have known a person," says Ashe, " ask for a pair of shoes, and receive for answer, that there were no shoes in the store, but some cafiital gin that could be recommended to him. I have heard another ask for a rifle-gun, and be answered...
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Niles' Weekly Register, Volume 2

United States - 1812
...are sure never to have any article that is asked for. " I have known a person ask for a pair of shoo, and receive for answer, that there were no shoes in the store, but some capi'al gin. 1 have heard another ask for trifle- gun, and be answered ih* there were no rifles, hut...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 2

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, Sir William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero Baron Ernle, George Walter Prothero - Political Science - 1809
...and takes in exchange, not what he wants, but what he can get. ' I have known a person,* says Ashe, ' ask for a pair of shoes, and receive for answer, that...recommended to him. I have heard another ask for a rifle-gun, and be answered that there were no rifles, but that he could be accommodated witty the best...
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Essays on his own times, Volume 3

Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Sara Coleridge Coleridge - Philosophy - 1850 - 1034 pages
...store-keeper denying the possession of a good article till he fails in imposing a bad one. I have known a person ask for a pair of shoes, and receive for answer...recommended to him. I have heard another ask for a rifle-gun, and be answered, that there were no rifles, but he could be accommodated with the best Dutch...
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Essays on his own times, forming a 2nd series of The Friend, ed. by his ...

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1850
...store-keeper denying the possession of a good article till he fails in imposing a bad one. I have known a person ask for a pair of shoes, and receive for answer...recommended to him. I have heard another ask for a rifle-gun, and be answered, that there were no rifles, but he could be accommodated with the best Dutch...
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How our grandfathers lived

Albert Bushnell Hart, Annie Bliss Chapman - 1902 - 371 pages
...storekeeper denying the possession of a good article, till he fails in imposing a bad one. I have known a person ask for a pair of shoes, and receive for answer...rifles, but that he could be accommodated with the best Dutch looking glasses and German flutes in the western country. Another was directed by his wife to...
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Source-readers in American history ...

United States - 1902
...storekeeper denying the possession of a good article, till he fails in imposing a bad one. I have known a person ask for a pair of shoes, and receive for answer...rifles, but that he could be accommodated with the best Dutch looking glasses and German flutes in the western country. Another was directed by his wife to...
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Readings in the Economic History of the United States

Ernest Ludlow Bogart, Charles Manfred Thompson - Economics - 1916 - 862 pages
...denying the possession of a good article, till he fails in imposing a bad one. I have known a person to ask for a pair of shoes, and receive for answer that...answered that there were no rifles, but that he could be accomodated with the best Dutfh looking glasses and German flutes in the western country. Another was...
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