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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 history of the religious movement of the eighteenth century, called ...

Abel Stevens - 1860
...known, but deserves requoting. He went to hear him in Philadelphia : " At this sermon," he says, " there was also one of our club, who, being of my sentiments...building in Georgia, and suspecting a collection might bo intended, had, by precaution, emptied his pockets before he came from homo ; As though it were no...
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The life of Wesley: and the rise and progress of Methodism, Volume 1

Robert Southey - Biography & Autobiography - 1864 - 631 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...emptied my pocket wholly into the collector's dish, gold3 and all." Betty ; tell her the account is settled, stop, ere you enter the sacred portals, and...
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The Select Works of Benjamin Franklin: Including His Autobiography, with ...

Benjamin Franklin, Epes Sargent - 1866 - 256 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...collection might be intended, had, by precaution, emptied ma pockets before he came from home. Towards the conclusion of the discourse, however, he felt a strong...
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GEORGE WHITEFIELD

JOSEPH BELCHER - 1867
...soften, and determined 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...
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The Christian miscellany, and family visiter

1867
...concluded to give the copper. Another stroke of his oratory made me ashamed of that, and I determined to give the silver ; and he finished so admirably, that I emptied my pocket into the collecting-box— gold and all." But the story is not ended. " At this sermon," continues...
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The Ladies' Repository, Volumes 36-38

Universalism - 1867
...concluded to give him the copper. Another <troke of his oratory made me ashamed of that, and I determined to give the silver; and he finished so admirably, that I emptied ray pocket wholly into the collector's dish — gold and all." Many times was the life of Whitefield...
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Clergymen and doctors: curious facts and characteristic sketches

Clergymen - Religion - 1868
...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...also one of our club, who, being of my sentiments regarding the building in Georgia (the subject of Whitfield's appeal), and suspecting a collection...
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The Homilist; or, The pulpit for the people, conducted by D. Thomas. Vol. 1 ...

David Thomas - 1868
...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 collector•s dish — gold and all. At this sermon there was also one of our club, who being of my...
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Modern Christian heroes, a gallery of protesting and reforming men

George Gilfillan - 1869
...concluded to give the copper. Another stroke of his oratory made me ashamed of that, and determined to give the silver; and he finished so admirably that...wholly into the collector's dish, gold and all." " At the same sermon there was one who, being of Franklin's mind about the object, took the precaution to...
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The Juvenile instructor and companion

Young people - 1869
...concluded to give the copper ; another stroke of his oratory made me ashamed of that, and I determined to give the silver ; and he finished so admirably...wholly into the collector's dish — gold and all." On one occasion, when preaching in Moorfields, London, during the Whitsuntide holidays, in spite of...
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