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" I then came home, and went whistling all over the house, much pleased with my whistle, but disturbing all the family. My brothers and sisters and cousins, understanding the bargain I had made, told me I had given four times as much for it as it was worth. "
Works of the Late Doctor Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of His Life Written ... - Page 14
by Benjamin Franklin - 1793
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The Massachusetts magazine, or, Monthly museum

...with my Whifllt, but dif. turbmg all the family. My brothT ers and fifters, and coufmil, unJerftanding the bargain I had made, told me, I had given four....the reft, of the money — and they laughed at me fomuch for my folly, that I cried with vexation ; and the reflection gave me more chagrirI than the...
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Works of the Late Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of His Life ..., Volumes 1-2

Benjamin Franklin - 1794
...with my ivbiftle, but difturbing all the family. My brothers, and lifters, and coufins, underftanding the bargain I had made, told me I had given four times...what good things I might have bought with the reft of my money ; and they laughed at me fo much for my folly, that I cried with vexation ; and the reflection...
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The New, general and complete weekly magazine; or, entertaining Mercury

...all the family. My brothers, and lifters, andcoufins, underftanding the bargain I had made, told me 1 had given four times as much for it as it was worth. This put me in mind of what good things I might have bought with the reft of the money ; and they laughed at me fo much...
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The Universalist's Miscellany, Or, Philanthropist's Museum, Volume 3

Universalism - 1799
...with my wh'iftle, but difturbing all the family. M y brothers, filters, and coufins, underftanding the bargain I had made, told me I had given four times...much for it as it was worth./ This put me in mind how many good things I might have bought with the reft of the money; and they laughed at me fo much...
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The Spirit of the Public Journals: Being an Impartial Selection of ..., Volume 1

Stephen Jones, Charles Molloy Westmacott - English literature - 1799
...the fjmily. My brothers, and fitters, and cmifin?, undemanding the bargain I had made, told me I hnd given four times as much for it as it was worth. This put me in mind of what good thing? I might have bought with the reft of the money ; and they laughed at me fomuch...
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The American Preceptor: Being a New Selection of Lessons for Reading and ...

Caleb Bingham - Literature - 1801 - 228 pages
...with, my Whiftle ; but difturbing all the family. My brothers and fifters, and coufins, underflanding the bargain I had made, told me, I had given four times as much for it, as it was worth. 3. This aut me in mind of what good things I might have bought with the reft of the money. And they...
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The Spirit of the Public Journals: Being an Impartial Selection of ..., Volume 1

Stephen Jones, Charles Molloy Westmacott - English literature - 1802
...with my whiftle, but difturbing all the family. My brothers, and lifters, and coufins, underltanding the bargain I had made, told me I had given four times...as much for it as it was worth. This put me in mind of what good things I might have bought with the reft of the money ; and they laughed at me fo 'much...
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An American Selection of Lessons in Reading and Speaking: Calculated to ...

Noah Webster - Elocution - 1802 - 240 pages
...but dillurbing all the family.' 'y brothers and fillers, ana confins, undcrlianding the bargain had made, told me I had given four times as much for it, as it as worth. 3. This put me in mind of what good things I might have ought with the reft of the money....
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An American Selection of Lessons in Reading and Speaking ...: To which are ...

Noah Webster - Readers - 1802 - 262 pages
...four tines as much fr it, a*, it wai worth* . : * 3. This put me in m'md of what good things.- 1 might have bought with the reft of the money. And they laughed at ine fo much for my folly that I cried with vexation ; and the reflection gave me M0r chagrin than...
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Poor Richard; or, The way to wealth

Benjamin Franklin - 1820 - 288 pages
...all the family. My brothers and sisters, and cousins, understanding the bargain I had made, told me 1 had given four times as much for it as it was worth....mind what good things I might have bought with the rest of the money ; and they laughed at me so much for my folly, that I cried with vexation. My reflections...
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