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" ... 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 Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of His Life, Written by ... - Page 10
by Benjamin Franklin - 1794
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Graduated exercises for translation into German, extr. from Engl. authors ...

Friedrich Otto Froembling - 1866
...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 French examination hand-book

Paul Guesdon - 1867
...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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Proverbs of All Nations: Compared, Explained, and Illustrated

Walter Keating Kelly - Proverbs - 1861 - 238 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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Literature of the English Language: Comprising Representative Selections ...

Ephraim Hunt - American literature - 1872 - 640 pages
...me 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 tome, the impression continuing on my...
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Life of Benjamin Franklin, Written by Himself, Volume 2

Benjamin Franklin - 1875
...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 whist Ic gave me pleasure. This however was afterwards of use to me, the impression continuing on my...
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Benjamin Franklin: A Picture of the Struggles of Our Infant Nation, One ...

John Stevens Cabot Abbott - Statesmen - 1876 - 373 pages
...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 story, as published by Franklin, with his keen practical reflections,...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin

Jeremiah Chaplin - 1876 - 398 pages
...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 more chagrin than the whistle gave me pleasure. " This, however," he adds, " was of use to me, the...
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English into German, a graduated selection from the best Engl. prose writers ...

H E Goldschmidt - 1877
...things I might have bought with the rest of the money ; and they laughed at me so much for my folly,11 that I cried with vexation, and the reflection gave me more chagrin than the whistle gave me pleasure.12 This, however, was afterl And paid as much attention to, unb serpffegten...
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Benjamin Franklin, printer's boy, statesman, philosopher, and patriot

John Stevens C. Abbott - 1879 - 373 pages
...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 story, as published by Franklin, with his keen practical reflections,...
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Blackie's comprehensive school series, Issue 6

Blackie and son, ltd - 1880
...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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