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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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Outlines of Ecclesiastical History: On a New Plan, Designed for Academies ...

Charles Augustus Goodrich - Church history - 1829 - 424 pages
...made me ashamed of that, and de" termined me to give the silver; and he finishAND DIT1NES. 101 " 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 Rhetorical Reader: Consisting of Instructions for Regulating the Voice ...

Ebenezer Porter - Elocution - 1833 - 304 pages
...oratory made me ashamed of that, and determined me to give the silver; and he finished so ad70 mirably, that I emptied my pocket wholly into the collector's...collection might be intended, had by precaution emptied 75 his pockets before he came from home; towards the conclusion of the discourse, however, he felt...
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The satirist: or, Every man in his humour

John Close - 1833
...concluded to give the copper ; another stroke of bis oratory, made me ashamed of that, and determined 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, (continues Franklin) there...
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Memoirs of Benjamin Franklin, Volume 1

Benjamin Franklin, William Temple Franklin, William Duane - Statesmen - 1834
...soften, and concluded to give the copper. Another stroke of his oratory made me ashamed ofthat, and determined me to give the silver ; and he finished...collector's dish, gold and all : At this sermon there was abo one of our club, who being of my sentiments respecting the buildin? in Georgia, and suspecting...
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Memoirs of Rev. George Whitefield

John Gillies - Evangelists - 1834 - 648 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 so admirably, that I emptied my pocket into the collector's dish, gold and manner in which he once turned a thunder storm to his purpose,...
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The Baltimore Literary and Religious Magazine, Volume 3

Robert Jefferson Breckinridge, Andrew Boyd Cross - Theology - 1837
...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...pocket wholly into the collector's dish, gold and all." THE LOSS OF FRIENDS. "Friend after friend depart*. H'ko hať not lost a friend? How often have we uttered...
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The humourist's own book: a cabinet of original and selected anecdotes, bon ...

Author of Young man's own book - American wit and humor - 1836 - 284 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...our club ; who being of my sentiments respecting the object of the charity, and suspecting a collection might be intended, had by precaution emptied his...
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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
...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...admirably, that I emptied my " pocket wholly into the collection, gold and all." It appears, however, that in general his manner was theatrical and his language...
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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
...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...admirably, that I emptied my " pocket wholly into the collection, gold and all." It appears, however, that in general his manner was theatrical and his language...
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A System of English Grammar: Constructed Upon the Basis of Murray's Grammar ...

Charles Adams - English language - 1838 - 172 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...At this sermon there was also one of our club; who, being'of my sentiments respecting the building in Georgia, and suspecting a collection might be intended,...
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