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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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The literary miscellany: or, Selections and extracts, classical ..., Volume 9

1812
...I might have bought with the rest of the money; and they laughed at me so much for my folly, that 1 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 Cheap magazine [ed. by G. Miller.] Vol, Volume 1

George Miller - 1813
...might have bought with the rest of the money ; and they laughed at me so much for my folly •that 1 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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An American Selection of Lessons in Reading and Speaking: Calculated to ...

Noah Webster - Elocution - 1814 - 230 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 more chagrin than the whistle gave me pleasure. 4. This, however, was afterwards of use to me ; the impression continuing...
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Nye engelsk Chrestomathie tilligemed en kort Grammatik til Brug for de høere ...

Hwiding - 1817 - 336 pages
...what good things I might have bought with the rest of the money; • A • 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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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Benjamin Franklin ..

Benjamin Franklin - 1818
...put me in mind what good things I might have bought with the rest of the money ; and 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 American Preceptor Improved:: Being a New Selection of Lessons for ...

Caleb Bingham - Readers - 1820 - 228 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 more chagrin than the Whistle gave me pleasure. 4. This, however, was afterwards of use tome ; the impression continuing...
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Essays and Letters, Volumes 1-2

Benjamin Franklin - 1821
...in mind what good things I might have bought with the rest of the money; and they laughed at me 99 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 British Prose Writers, Volume 19

British prose literature - 1821
...in mind what good things I might have bought with the rest of the money ; and they langhed 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 Life of Benjamin Franklin: With Many Choice Anecdotes and Admirable ...

Mason Locke Weems - Statesmen - 1822 - 264 pages
...I might have bought wilh the rest of my money; and they laughed at me so much, for my folly, that 1 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 continued on my...
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The Life of the Late Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Written by Himself. Together ...

Benjamin Franklin - Statesmen - 1823 - 300 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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