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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 - 1873
...known, but deserves re-quoting. He went to hear him in Philadelphia : " At this sermon, " he says, "there was also one of our club, who, being of my...collection might be intended, had, by precaution, emptied bis pocket before he came from home . toward the conclusion of the discourse, however, he felt a strong...
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The Guardian, Volumes 26-27

Conduct of life - 1875
...oratory made mo ashamed of that, and I determined to give the silver, and the finish was so admirable that I emptied my pocket wholly into the collector's dish gold and all. On one occasion I had the curiosity to see how i'ar he could be heard when he was preaching in Main...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin

Jeremiah Chaplin - 1876 - 398 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, heing of my sentiments respecting the building in Georgia, and suspecting a collection might be intended,...
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Reminiscences and anecdotes of celebrated preachers

Thomas Jackson - Preaching - 1876 - 370 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. At Q 242 IVhitefield and Wesley Compared. this sermon there was also one of our club, who, being of my...
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Benjamin Franklin: A Picture of the Struggles of Our Infant Nation, One ...

John Stevens Cabot Abbott - Statesmen - 1876 - 373 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 pockets wholly into the collector's dish, gold and all. " Some of Mr. Whitefield's enemies affected...
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A History of England in the Eighteenth Century

William Edward Hartpole Lecky - Great Britain - 1878
...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...being of my sentiments respecting the building in 1 Letter of the Kev. Cornelius Winter. Gillies' Whitefeld, p. 302. Georgia, and suspecting a collection...
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Oratory and Orators

William Mathews - Orators - 1878 - 456 pages
...soften, and concluded to give him 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 same sermon was heard by a friend of Franklin's, who, agreeing with him about the location of the...
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Lectures on the History of England

M J. Guest - Great Britain - 1879 - 582 pages
...Another stroke of his oratory made me ashamed of this, and determmed me to give the silver, and ha finished so admirably that I emptied my pocket wholly into the collector's dish, gold and all.' " On one occasion, when illustrating the peril of sinners, he described with such an admirable power...
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Benjamin Franklin, printer's boy, statesman, philosopher, and patriot

John Stevens C. Abbott - 1879
...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. " Some of Mr. Whitefield's enemies affected...
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Lectures on the History of England

Montague John Guest - Great Britain - 1879 - 582 pages
...stroke of his oratory made me ashamed of this, and determined me to give the silver, and he finished BO admirably that I emptied my pocket wholly into the collector's dish, gold and all.' " On one occasion, when illustrating the peril of sinners, he described with such an admirable power...
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