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" The magistrates soon began to suspect that the mintmaster would have the best of the bargain. They offered him a large sum of money if he would but give up that twentieth shilling which he was continually dropping into his own pocket. But Captain Hull... "
A Wonder-book: Tanglewood Tales, and Grandfather's Chair - Page 463
by Nathaniel Hawthorne - 1883 - 637 pages
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GRANDFATHER'S CHAIR: A HISTORY FOR YOUTH.

NATHANIEL HAWTHORNE - 1842
...result was an immense amount of splendid shillings, sixpences, and threepences. Each had the date, 1652, on the one side, and the figure of a pine-tree on...he coined, you will remember, Captain John Hull was enti, tied to put one shilling into his own pocket. The magistrates soon began to suspect that the...
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True stories from history and biography

Nathaniel hawthorne - 1857
...sixpences, and threepences. Each had the date, 1652, on the one side, and the figure of a pine tree on the other. Hence they were called pine-tree shillings. And for every twenty sliillings that he coined, you will remember, Captain John Hull was entitled to r>ut one shilling into...
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A Second Class Reader: Consisting of Extracts, in Prose and Verse, for the ...

George Stillman Hillard - Readers (Elementary) - 1858 - 278 pages
...1G52, on the one side, and the figure of a pine tree on the other. Hence they were called pine tree shillings. And for every twenty shillings that he coined, you will remember, Captain John Huttwar entitled to put one shilling into his own pocket. The magistrates soon began to suspect that...
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A Second Class Reader

George Stillman Hillard - Readers (Elementary) - 1861 - 278 pages
...1652, on the one side, and the figure of a pine tree on the other. Hence they were called pine tree shillings. And for every twenty shillings that he...pocket. The magistrates soon began to suspect that the mint master would have the best of the bargain. They offered him a large sum of money if he would but...
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The Fifth Reader: For the Use of Public and Private Schools

George Stillman Hillard - Readers - 1863 - 364 pages
...1652, on the one side, and the figure of a pine tree on the other. Hence they were called pine tree shillings. And for every twenty shillings that he...entitled to put one shilling into his own pocket. 6. The magistrates soon began to suspect that the mintmaster would have the best of the bargain. They...
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Sanders' Union Fourth Reader: Embracing a Full Exposition of the Principles ...

Charles Walton Sanders - Readers - 1866 - 408 pages
...of splendid shillings, sixpences, and threepences. Each had the date, 1G52, on the one side, and tho figure of a pine-tree on the other. Hence, they were...entitled to put one shilling into his own pocket. 7. The magistrates soon began to suspect that the mintmaster would have tho best of the bargain. They...
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Sanders' Union Fourth Reader: Embracing a Full Exposition of the Principles ...

Charles Walton Sanders - Children's poetry - 1867 - 408 pages
...result was an immense amount of splendid shillings, sixpences, and threepences. Each had the date, 1652, on the one side, and the figure of a pine-tree on...entitled to. put one shilling into his own pocket. 7. The magistrates soon began to suspect that the mintmaster would have {he best of the bargain. They...
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Independent First[-sixth] Reader, Volume 2

James Madison Watson - Readers - 1868
...sixpences, and threepences." Each had the date, 1652, on the one side, and the figure of a pine tree on the other. Hence they were called pine-tree shillings....entitled to put one shilling into his own pocket. 6. The magistrates soon began to suspect that the mintmaster would have the best of the bargain. They...
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Sanders' Union Fourth Reader: Embracing a Full Exposition of the Principles ...

Charles Walton Sanders - Readers - 1869 - 408 pages
...one side, and the figure of a pine-free on the other. Hence, they were called pine-tree shiliniys. And, for every twenty shillings that he coined, you...entitled to put one shilling into his own pocket. 7. The magistrates soon began to suspect that the mintmaster would have the best of the bargain. They...
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True Stories from History and Biography

Nathaniel Hawthorne - Massachusetts - 1873 - 352 pages
...sixpences, and threepences. Each had the date, 1652, on the one side, and the figure of a pkie tree on the other. Hence they were called pine-tree shillings....shillings that he coined, you will remember, Captain Jolm Hull was entitled to put one shilling into his own pocket. The magistrates soon began to suspect...
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