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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 Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1825 - 303 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 imprcssion continuing on...
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The Economist and General Adviser: Containing Papers on the ..., Volume 1

Agriculture - 1825
...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...
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Mirth in Miniature, Or, Bursts of Merriment: Being a Collection of the Very ...

English wit & humor - 1825 - 180 pages
...of what good things I might have bought with the rest of my money : and they laughed at me so mudh 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...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin: Including a Sketch of the Rise and Progress ...

1826 - 407 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 Life of Benjamin Franklin: Including a Sketch of the Rise and Progress ...

1826 - 407 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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A Pleasing Companion for Little Girls and Boys: Blending Instruction with ...

Jesse Torrey (the younger.) - Readers, American - 1830 - 135 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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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of Essays, Humourous, Moral ...

Benjamin Franklin - American essays - 1834 - 290 pages
...in mind what good things I might have hought 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 morn chagrin than tho whistle gave me pleasure. This however, was afterwards of use to me, the impression...
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Instructive and Entertaining Lessons for Youth: With Rules for Reading with ...

Noah Webster - Readers - 1835 - 252 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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The Works of Benjamin Franklin: Containing Several Political and ..., Volume 2

Benjamin Franklin, Jared Sparks - Statesmen - 1836
...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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Gradations in reading and spelling

Henry Butter - 1839 - 180 pages
...mind how many 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 ""6 pleasure. As I grew up, and observed the actions of men, I thought I met with many,...
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