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" Merchant, upon recovering a little from his fright, put his hand into his pocket and presented the sailor with a shilling. The crowd, who were by this time collected, loudly protested against the insignificance of the sum ; but Burns, with a smile of... "
The Aurora Borealis: Or Flashes of Wit; Calculated to Drown Dull Care and ... - Page 111
1831 - 216 pages
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The Humourist's Own Book: A Cabinet of Original and Selected Anecdotes, Bon ...

Author of The young man's own book - American wit and humor - 1836 - 284 pages
...were by this time collected, loudly protested against the contemptible insignifieance of the sum ; but Burns, with a smile of ineffable scorn, entreated them to restrain their clamour, " For," said he, " the gentleman is of course the best judge of the value of his own life."...
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The Ladies' Repository, Volume 12

Methodist Episcopal Church - 1852
...were by this time collected, loudly protested against the contemptible insignificance of the sum; but Burns, with a smile of ineffable scorn, entreated...course the best judge of the value of his own life." 178 179 LEAVES FbOM AN AUTOBIOGRAPHI. TAKEN OСТ OF THE ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT. ВТ РЬBВВГОa....
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Cyclopaedia of Commercial and Business Anecdotes: Comprising Interesting ...

Richard Miller Devens - Business - 1865
...were by this time collected, loudly protested against the contemptible insignificance of the sum ; but Burns, with a smile of ineffable scorn, entreated...course the best judge of the value of his own life." One Cent with Girard. A GENTLEMAN from Europe purchased a bill of exchange on Girard, to defray the...
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Cyclopaedia of Commercial and Business Anecdotes: Comprising Interesting ...

Richard Miller Devens - Anecdotes - 1868 - 779 pages
...were by this time collected, loudly protested against the contemptible insignificnnce of the sum ; but Burns, with a smile of ineffable scorn, entreated...course the best judge of the value of his own life." One Cent with Oirard. A GENTLEMAN from Europe pufchased a bill of exchange on Girard, to defray the...
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The book of Scottish anecdote, collected and ed. by A. Hislop

Alexander Hislop (publisher) - 1874
...of the sum ; but Bums, with a smile of ineffable scorn, entreated them to restrain their clamour, " For," said he, " the gentleman is of course the best judge of the value of his own life." * "THE WEARY SILLER." A minister preaching against covetousness and the love of money, frequently repeated...
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Improvement Era, Volume 1, Issue 2

Mormons - 1898 - 1146 pages
...by this time collected, loudly protested against the contemptible insignificance of the reward; but Burns, with a smile of ineffable scorn, entreated...restrain their clamor; "for," said he, "the gentleman has surely the best idea of the value of his own life." OUR WORK, THE GENERAL ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF...
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The Medical Standard, Volume 13

Medicine - 1893
...ground that they are excessive and charged only because he Is rich and able to pay. Mr. Mackey IB, of course, the best judge of the value of his own life; but, after all, there Is something not altogether unjust In charging1 a man for exceptional ekill and...
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