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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 national thrift reader

Phebe Lankester - 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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American Literature ; an Historical Sketch, 1620-1880

John Nichol - American literature - 1882 - 472 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, however, was afterwards of use to me, the impression continuing on...
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American Literature ; an Historical Sketch, 1620-1880

John Nichol - American literature - 1882 - 472 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, however, was afterwards of use to me, the impression continuing on...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin: Written by Himself. Now First ..., Volume 2

Benjamin Franklin - Philosophers - 1884
...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 rne pleasure. This however was afterwards of use to me, the impression continuing on my...
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Benjamin Franklin: His Life

Benjamin Franklin - 1888 - 311 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. continuing on my mind ; so that often, when I was tempted to buy some unnecessary...
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A Library of American Literature...

Stedman, Edmund C. and Hutchinson Ellen M. - 1888
...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 afterward of use to me, the impression continuing on my...
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From Boyhood to Manhood, Life of Benjamin Franklin

William M. Thayer - 1889 - 497 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, however, was afterwards of use to me, the impression continuing on...
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Initial Studies in American Letters

Henry Augustin Beers - American literature - 1891 - 282 pages
...put mo 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 afterward of use to me, the impression continuing on my...
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Literature of the revolutionary period,1765-1787

Edmund Clarence Stedman, Ellen Mackay Hutchinson - American literature - 1894
...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 afterward of use to me, the impression continuing on my...
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The Heart of Oak Books, Book 4

Charles Eliot Norton, Kate Stephens, George Henry Browne - Literature - 1895
...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 tchistle gave me pleasure. This, however, was afterwards of use to me, the impression continuing in...
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