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" Papa says I may offer you twenty dollars for the colt, but if you won't take that, I am to offer twenty•two and a half, and if you won't take that, to give you twenty-five. "
St. Nicholas - Page 825
by Mary Mapes Dodge - 1909
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Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant, Volume 1

Ulysses Simpson Grant - Generals - 1885 - 647 pages
...mounted a horse and went for the colt. When I got to Mr. Ralston's house, I said to him: " Papa says I may offer you twenty dollars for the colt, but if you won't take that, I am to offer twenty-two and a half, and if you won't take that, to give you twenty-five." It would not require a...
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Ulysses S. Grant

William O. Stoddard - Presidents - 1886 - 362 pages
...instructions about that business proposition somewhat after this fashion : " Mr. Ralston, papa says I am to offer you twenty dollars for the colt, but if you won't take it, I am to offer you twenty-two and a half ; and if you won't take that, to offer twenty-five." Mr....
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Murray's Magazine, Volume 1

1887
...mounted a horse and went for the colt. When I got to Mr. Ralston's house, I said to him : ' Papa says I may offer you twenty dollars for the colt, but if you won't take that, I am to offer twenty-two and a half, and if you won't take that, to give you twenty-five.' It would not require a...
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Civilization in the United States: First and Last Impressions of America

Matthew Arnold - Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) - 1888 - 192 pages
...mounted a horse and went for the colt. When I got to Mr. Ralston's house, I said to him : ' Papa says I may offer you twenty dollars for the colt, but if you won't take that, I am to offer twenty-two and a half, and if you won't take that, to give you twenty-five.' It would not require a...
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Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant, Volume 1

Ulysses Simpson Grant - Dummies (Bookselling) - 1892 - 1230 pages
...mounted a horse and went for the colt. When I got to Mr. Ralston's house, I said to him : " Papa says I may offer you twenty dollars for the colt, but if you won't take that, I am to offer twenty-two and a half, and if you won't take that, to give you twenty-five." It would not require a...
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Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, Volume 16

Charles Dudley Warner - Literature - 1896
...mounted a horse and went for the colt. When I got to Mr. Ralston's house, I said to him, " Papa says I may offer you twenty dollars for the colt, but if you won't take that, I am to offer twenty•two and a half, and if you won't take that, to give you twenty-five." It would not require...
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General Grant

James Grant Wilson - Generals - 1897 - 390 pages
...mounted a horse and went for the colt. When I got to Mr. Ralston's house, I said to. him, ' Papa says I may offer you twenty dollars for the colt, but if you won't take that I am to offer you twenty-two and a half, and if you won't take that to give you twenty-five.' It would not require...
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The Blue and the Gray; or, The Civil war as seen by a boy: A story of ...

Annie Randall White - United States - 1899 - 413 pages
...instructions how to make the bargain. Going to the owner the boy said: "Papa says I may offer you $20 for the colt, but if you won't take that I am to offer $22.50, and if you won't take that, to give you $25." It is needless to say what he had to pay for the colt. The elder Grant was not poor in the usual...
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Ulysses S. Grant

Owen Wister - 1900 - 145 pages
...mounted a horse, and went for the colt. When I got to Mr. Ealston's house, I said to him, Papa says I may offer you twenty dollars for the colt, but, if you won't take that, I am to offer twenty-two and a half; and, if you won't take that, to give you twenty- five." He was eight when this...
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The Progressive Course in Reading: 3rd-5th Bk, Book 4

George I. Aldrich - 1900
...mounted a horse and went for the colt. 13. When I got to Mr. Ralston's house, I said to him : " Papa says I may offer you twenty dollars for the colt, but if you won't take that, I am to oifer twenty-two and a half, and if you won't take that, to give you twenty-five." It would not require...
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