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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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Willson's Intermediate Fifth Reader: On the Original Plan of the School and ...

Marcius Willson - Readers and speakers - 1870 - 372 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. 2. "At this sermon there was also one of our club, who, being of my sentiments respecting the building...
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John Wesley and the Evangelical Reaction of the Eighteenth Century

Julia Wedgwood - Evangelical Revival - 1870 - 412 pages
...I had in my pocket. Another stroke of oratory made me ashamed of that, and determined me to give my silver; and he finished so admirably that I emptied...pocket wholly into the collector's dish, gold and all.' A member of the same congregation who had the same objection to contribute to the Orphan House, and...
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The Guardian, Volumes 22-23

Conduct of life - 1871
...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." A friend of his, opposed to this project, designedly left his money at home, fearful lest Whitefield's...
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The Collected Works of Theodore Parker: Historic Americans

Theodore Parker - Theology - 1871
...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.' Most economic of men in all expenditures of power, he could keep his pot boiling continuously, and...
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The Collected Works of ... P. ...

Theodore Parker - American literature - 1871
...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.' Most economic of men in all expenditures of power, he could keep his pot boiling continuously, and...
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Wellman's Miscellany, Volumes 5-7

1872
...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...there was also one of our club ; who, being of my sentimeiits respecting the building in Georgia, and suspecting a collection might be intended, had...
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The Sixth Reader of the United States Series: Embracing, in Brief, the ...

Marcius Willson - Readers (Elementary) - 1872 - 372 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. 2. "At this sermon there was also one of our club, who, being of my sentiments respecting the building...
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A Manual of English Literature: A Text Book for Schools and Colleges

John Seely Hart - 1872 - 636 pages
...Another stroke of hie oratory mad* me «shamed of that, and drtfirminod me to give the silver; and be finished so admirably that I emptied my pocket wholly into the collector's dish, gold and all. At this кегтпоп there woe aleo one of onr club, who, being of my sentiments respecting the building...
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A Manual of English Literature: A Text Book for Schools and Colleges

John Seely Hart - English literature - 1872 - 636 pages
...his oratory tn:id« me ashamed of that, and deterniiin-d mo to give the silver; and he finished eo admirably that I emptied my pocket wholly into the collector's dish, gold and all. At this яегпюп there was also one uf our club, who, beiug of mj sentiment« respecting the building in...
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Anecdotes of the rev. George Whitefield, M.A., with biographical sketch

Joseph Beaumont Wakeley - 1872 - 400 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 pocket into the collection dish, gold and all." Was ever a greater tribute paid to the persuasive powers of...
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