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Works of the Late Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of His Life, Written by ... - Page 10
by Benjamin Franklin - 1794
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An American Selection of Lessons in Reading and Speaking: Calculated to ...

Noah Webster - Elocution - 1804 - 225 pages
...in mind of what good things I might haVe bought *vith the reft of the money. And they laughed at nie fo much for my folly, that I cried with vexation ;...me more chagrin than the Whiftle gave me pleafure, 4. This, however was afterwards of ufe to me ; the irripreffion continuing on my mind, fo that often...
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An American Selection of Lessons in Reading and Speaking: Calculated to ...

Noah Webster - Readers - 1804 - 236 pages
...mind of 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 ; and the reflection gave me mere chagrin than the whistle gave me pleasure. 4. This, however, wai afterwards of me to roe ; the...
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Beauties of British Prose. Selected by S. Melmoth

Sydney Melmoth - English prose literature - 1805 - 360 pages
...in 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 ; and the reflection gave me more chagrin than the whistle gave me pleasure. This, however, was afterwards of use to me, the impression continuing on...
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The Complete Works in Philosophy, Politics, and Morals, of the ..., Volume 3

Benjamin Franklin - American literature - 1806
...in mind what good things J might have bought with the rest of the money ; and they laughed at me so much for my folly, that I cried with vexation; and the reflection gave me more chagrin, than the whistle gave me pleasure. This however was afterwards of use to me, the impression continuing on my...
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The complete works ... of ... Benjamin Franklin, Volume 3

Benjamin Franklin - 1806
...in mind what good things I might have bought with the rest of \he money; and they laughed at me so much for my folly, that I cried with vexation; and the reflection VOL. in. 2 i gave gave me more chagrin, than the whistle gave me pleasure. This however was afterwards...
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An American Selection of Lessons in Reading and Speaking: Calculated to ...

Noah Webster - Readers - 1809 - 230 pages
...mi. id of 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 ; and the reflection gave me more chagrin than die Whistle gave me pleasure. 4. This, however, was afterwards of use to me ; the impression continuing...
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A manual of essays, selected from various authors, Volume 2

Manual - Essays - 1809
...mind what good things I could have bought with the rest of the money ; •nd they laughed at me so much for my folly, that I cried with vexation ; and the reflection VOL. u. T gave me more chagrin, than the whistle gave me pleasure. This, however, was afterwards of...
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The American Preceptor: Being a New Selection of Lessons for Reading and ...

Caleb Bingham - Readers - 1811 - 228 pages
...as it was worth. 3. 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 for my folly,...me more chagrin than the Whiftle gave me pleafure. 4. This, however, was afterwards of ufe to me ; the impreflion continuing on my mind, fo that often...
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The Essays, Humourous, Moral and Literary: Of the Late Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - American essays - 1811 - 182 pages
...in mind what good things I might have bought with the rest of my money ; and they laughed at me so much for my folly, that I cried with vexation. ; and the reflection gave me more chagrin than the whistle gave me pleasure. This however was afterwards of use to me, the impression continuing on my...
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The Essays, Humourous, Moral and Literary: Of the Late Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - American essays - 1811 - 182 pages
...in mind what good things I might have bought with the rest of my money ; and they laughed at me so much for my folly, that I cried with vexation ; and the reflection gave me more chagrin than the whistle gave me pleasure. This however was afterwards of use to me, the impression continuing on my...
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