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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 Life of Benjamin Franklin: Written by Himself ; to which is Added His ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1855 - 375 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...admirably, that I emptied my pocket wholly into the collectors' dish, gold and all. At this sermon there was also one of our club, who, being of my sentiments...
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The select works of Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin, E. Sargent - 1855
...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 J emptied my pocket wholly into the collector's dish, gold and all. At thig sermon there was also one...
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The Christian witness and church members' magazine [ed. by J. Campbell ...

John Campbell - 1856
...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 I At this sermon there was also one of the club, who being of my sentiments respecting the building...
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Biographical sketches of eminent Christians

Christians - 1856
...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." Henceforward we find Whitefield in "journeyings often," and " in perils " by sea and land. He was a...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 102

George Walter Prothero - 1857
...Another stroke of his oratory made me ashamed of that, and determined me to give the silver ; aftd he finished so admirably, that I emptied my pocket wholly into the collector's dish, gold and all.' A friend of the great printer who had taken the precaution to leave his purse at home for fear of being...
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Annals of the American Pulpit: Episcopalian. 1859

William Buell Sprague - Associate Presbyterian church of North America - 1859
...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, bcing of my sentiments respecting the building in Georgia, and suspecting a collection might be intended,...
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Annals of the American Pulpit: Episcopalian. 1859

William Buell Sprague - Associate Presbyterian church of North America - 1859
...stroke of his oratory made me ashamed of that, and determined me to give the silver, and he fmished so admirably that I emptied my pocket wholly into...At this sermon there was also one of our club, who, belng of my sentiments respecting the building in Georgia, and suspecting a collection might be intended,...
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Memoirs of Benjamin Franklin, Volume 1

Benjamin Franklin, William Temple Franklin, William Duane - United States - 1859
...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...emptied my pocket wholly into the collector's dish, gold im-l all ! At this sermon there was also one of our club, who being of my sentiments respecting the...
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Annals of the American Pulpit: Episcopalian. 1859

William Buell Sprague - Congregational churches - 1859
...give the silver, and he liuished so admirably that 1 emptied my poeket wholly into the eolleetor's dish, gold and all. At this sermon there was also one of our elub, who, being of my sentiments respeeting the building in Georgia, and suspeeting a eolleetion might...
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Friends for the fireside: recollections [&c.].

Anne Mathews - 1860
...softened, and resolved 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." Dear Leigh Hunt, in his charming manner, used to tell a story of two London -bred children going, some...
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