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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 book of clerical anecdotes, by Jacob Larwood

Herman Diederik J. van Schevichaven - 1881
...soften, 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...who, being of my sentiments respecting the building of Georgia, and suspecting a collection might be intended, had by way of precaution emptied his pockets...
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Eighteen Centuries of the Church in England

Rev. A. H. Hore - 1881 - 679 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...pocket wholly into the collector's dish, gold and all." was induced to go to America, and, unlike Wesley, met with great success there ; but shortly afterwards...
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Centenary Edition [of the Writings of Theodore Parker], Volume 7

Theodore Parker - 1908
...soften, and concluded to give the coppers. 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." *3 His character was singularly simple and healthy. He used the homage of France, and of all Europe,...
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The Works of Theodore Parker: Historic Americans

Theodore Parker - 1908
...soften, and concluded to give the coppers. 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." 23 His character was singularly simple and healthy. He used the homage of France, and of all Europe,...
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A Constitutional History of American Episcopal Methodism

John James Tigert - 1908 - 626 pages
...says, " and concluded to give the copper. An- '(' - .1t ttj.'t (. *' other stroke of his oratory determined me to give the silver ; and he finished...pocket wholly into the collector's dish, gold and all." In England eternity only will reveal the work accomplished by Whitefield and his " female prelate,...
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A History of Georgia for Use in Schools

Lawton Bryan Evans - Georgia - 1898 - 360 pages
...to soften, and concluded to give the copper. Another stroke of 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."] [Miss Hannah More writes : "I...
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Autobiography

Benjamin Franklin - 1909
...soften, and concluded to give the coppers. Another stroke of his oratory made me ashamed of that, and determined me to give the silver; and he finished...suspecting a collection might be intended, had, by precuation, emptied his pockets before he came from home. Towards the conclusion of the discourse,...
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The Rhetoric of Oratory

Edwin Du Bois Shurter - English language - 1909 - 309 pages
...soften, and concluded to give the coppers. 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. Persuasion, then, is the motive power of conduct and action ; and it is the distinguishing characteristic,...
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Franklins̓ Autobiography

Benjamin Franklin - Philosophers - 1910 - 205 pages
...soften, and concluded to give the coppers. Another stroke of his oratory made me ashamed of that, and determined me to give the silver; and he finished...sermon there was also one of our club, who, being of rny sentiments respecting the building in Georgia, and suspecting a collection might be intended, had,...
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1730-1784

Charles Wells Moulton - English literature - 1910
...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 Tny pocket wholly into the collector's dish, gold and all. At this sermon there was also one of our...
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