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" I had in my pocket a handful of copper money, three or four silver dollars, and five pistoles in gold. As he proceeded I began to soften, and concluded to give the copper. Another stroke of his oratory made me ashamed of that, and determined me to give... "
The Percy Anecdotes: Original and Select [by] Sholto and Reuben Percy ... - Page 123
1826
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 15

History - 1824
...soften, and concluded to give the copper ; another stroke of his oratory made me ashamed of that, and determined me to give the silver; and he finished...wholly into the collector's dish, goldž and all.' " + Mr Winter relates a curious anecdote of his preaching at a maid- servant who had displeased him...
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Christian Herald and Seaman's Magazine, Volume 5

John Edwards Caldwell - Religion - 1818
...soften, and concluded to give the copper. Another stroke of his oratory made me ashamed of that, and determined me to give the silver ; and he finished...who being of my sentiments respecting the building at Georgia, and suspecting a collection might be intended, had by precaution emptied his pockets before...
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The life of Wesley: and the rise and progress of Methodism, Volumes 1-2

Robert Southey - Methodism - 1820
...tiling he ever saw or heard in any other preacher. stroke of his oratory made me ashamed of that, and determined me to give the silver; and he finished...wholly into the collector's dish, gold* and all." No wonder that such a preacher should be admired and followed in a country where the habits of the...
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The Life of Wesley;: And the Rise and Progress of Methodism. In ..., Volume 2

Robert Southey - Methodism - 1820
...soften, and concluded to give the copper ; another stroke of his oratory made me ashamed of that, and determined me to give the silver ; and he finished...wholly into the collector's dish, gold * and all." No wonder that such a preacher should be admired and followed in a country where the habits of the...
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The Edinburgh Monthly Review, Volume 5

History - 1821
...soften, and concluded to give the copper. Another stroke of his oratory made me ashamed of that, and determined me to give the silver ; and he finished so admirably, that I emptied my pockets wholly into the collector's dish, gold and all. " At this sermon there was also one of our...
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The Percy anecdotes, by Sholto and Reuben Percy. (Eloquence).

Joseph Clinton Robertson - 1822
...soften, and concluded to give the copper. Another stroke of his oratory made me ashamed of that, and determined me to give the silver ; and he finished...this sermon there was also one of our club ; who, heing of my sentiments respecting the building in Georgia, and suspecting a collection might he intended,...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 15

1824
...soften, and concluded to give the copper ; another stroke of his oratory made me ashamed of that, and determined me to give the silver; and he finished...wholly into the collector's dish, goldž and all.' " + Mr Winter relates a curious anecdote of his preaching at a maid-servant who had displeased him...
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Lambeth and the Vatican: Or, Anecdotes of the Church of Rome, of the Refomed ...

Anecdotes - 1825
...strok " his oratory made me ashamed of that, and " termined me to give the silver; and he fifli " ed so admirably, that I emptied my pocket " wholly into...respecting the "building in Georgia, and suspecting a collec" tion might be intended, had by precaution '* emptied his pockets before he came from " home...
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The New Jerusalem magazine and theological inspector

...soften, and concluded to give the copper ; another stroke of his oratory made me ashamed of that, and determined me to give the silver; and he finished...collector's dish, gold and all. "At this sermon," continues Franklin, "there was also one of our club, who, being of my sentiments respecting the building...
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The Encyclopedia of Anecdotes: Illustrative of Character and Events from ...

George Ramsay - Anecdotes - 1828 - 636 pages
...soften, and concluded to give the copper: another stroke of his oratory made me ashamed of that, and determined me to give the silver ; and he finished...collector's dish, gold and all ! At this sermon there was one of our club, who, being of my sentiments respecting the building in Georgia, and suspecting a collection...
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