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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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The Methodist new connexion magazine and evangelical repository

Religion
...soften, and concluded to give the copper ; another stroke of bin oratory made me ashamed of that, and determined me to give the silver ; and he finished so admirably that 1 emptied my pocket wholly into the collector's dish, gold and all." It is, perhaps, well for some...
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The Christian Treasury, Volume 1

Protestantism - 1846
...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...gold and all ! At this sermon there was also one of the club, who being of my sentiments respecting^he building in Georgia, and suspecting a collection...
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The Percy Anecdotes: Revised Edition, Volumes 1-2

Pastoral theology - 1847
...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 bnilding in Georgia, and suspecting a collection might be intended, had by precantion emptied his pockets...
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The life of Wesley: and rise and progress of Methodism, Volume 2

Robert Southey, Alexander Knox, Samuel Taylor Coleridge - Methodism - 1847
...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."t No wonder that such a preacher should be admired and * One of his flights of oratory, not in...
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Cyclopedia of Moral and Religious Anecdotes: A Collection of Nearly Three ...

Kazlitt Arvine - Anecdotes - 1848 - 891 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 buildingin Georgia, ami suspecting acollection might be intended, had. by pré- j caution, emptied...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin

Orville Luther Holley - Statesmen - 1848 - 468 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...wholly into the" collector's dish, gold and all." Another hearer who agreed with Franklin in relation to the asylum, no less a man than Thomas Hopkinson,...
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The Clergy of America: Anecdotes Illustrative of the Character of Ministers ...

Joseph Belcher - Christian biography - 1849 - 480 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...intended, had, by precaution, emptied his pockets before ho came from home. Towards the conclusion of the discourse, however, he felt a strong inclination to...
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The Rhetorical Reader: Consisting of Instructions for Regulating the Voice ...

Ebenezer Porter - Elocution - 1835 - 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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History of England from the peace of Utrecht to the peace of Paris, Volume 1

Philip Henry Stanhope Stanhope (Earl) - History - 1849
...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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The Ecclesiastic [afterw.] The Theologian and ecclesiastic [afterw.] The ...

1849
...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 club,...
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