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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 Book of Days: A Miscellany of Popular Antiquities in Connection with the ... - Page 391
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The Works of Benjamin Franklin: Containing Several Political and Historical ...

Benjamin Franklin - United States - 1840
...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....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...
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History of England from the peace of Utrecht to the peace of ..., Volume 2

Philip Henry Stanhope Stanhope (Earl) - Great Britain - 1838
...intended to finish with a collection, ,"'''. " and I silently resolved he should get nothing MBTHO" from me. I had in my pocket a handful of " copper...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 collection,...
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History of England from the peace of Utrecht to the peace of ..., Volume 2

Philip Henry Stanhope Stanhope (Earl) - Great Britain - 1837
...he intended to finish with a collection, ' . " and I silently resolved he should get nothing METHO" from me. I had in my pocket a handful of " copper...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 collection,...
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History of England from the Peace of Utrecht to the Peace of Aix-la-Chaoelle ...

Philip Henry Stanhope (5th earl.) - 1837
...ceived he intended to finish with a collection, . " and I silently resolved he should get nothing METHO" from me. I had in my pocket a handful of " copper...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 collection,...
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A System of English Grammar: Constructed Upon the Basis of Murray's Grammar ...

Charles Adams - English language - 1838 - 172 pages
...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....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...
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Memoirs of Rev. George Whitefield

John Gillies - Presbyterian Church - 1838 - 648 pages
...one of his sermons, in the course of which i perceived he intended to fini.sh with a collection, and I silently resolved he should get nothing from me....handful of copper money, three or four silver dollars, nnd five pistoles in gold. As he proceeded, I began to soften, and concluded to give the copper ; another...
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The Home missionary magazine. July 1836-Dec. 1846

Home missionary society - 1838
...hecanse that his own plan regarding the Institution was refused, and another adopted. He had in his pocket a handful of copper money, three or four silver dollars, and five pistoles in gold. Soon after the commencement of the sermon his mind hegan to soften, and he thought that he would give...
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The Rhetorical Reader: Consisting of Instructions for Regulating the Voice ...

Ebenezer Porter - Elocution - 1838 - 304 pages
...one of hia 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 65 handful of copper money, three or four silver dollars, and five pistoles in gold. As he proceeded,...
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The British Critic, and Quarterly Theological Review, Volume 23

Language Arts & Disciplines - 1838
...he armed himself with a dogged resolution to give nothing. The contents of his capacious pouch were a handful of copper money, three or four silver dollars, and five pistoles in gold. The homily proceeded. The philosopher gradually softened ; and the copper was destined to the collection...
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