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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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Initial Studies in American Letters

Henry Augustin Beers - American literature - 1895 - 291 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 mo more chagrin than the whistle gave me pleasure. This, however, was afterwards of use to me, the...
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A Ramble at Sewanee: The Seat of the University of the South. Baccalaureate ...

Charles Frederick Hoffman - 1896 - 152 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 afterward of use to me, the impression continuing on...
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Stories from American History

Edward Sylvester Ellis - United States - 1896 - 176 pages
...put me in mind what good things I might have bought with the rest of the money. 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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Godey's Magazine, Volume 133

American literature - 1896
...me in mind what good things I might have bought with the rest of the money, arid laughed at me so- much for my folly that I cried with vexation, and the reflection gave me more •chngrin than the whistle gave me pleasure. This, however, was afterwards of use to me. . . . As...
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Choice Literature...for Intermediate Grades, Book 2

Readers - 1898
...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 in my...
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The Ridpath Library of Universal Literature ...: A Biographical ..., Volume 10

John Clark Ridpath - Literature - 1898
...put me in mind what good things I might have bought with the rest of my 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 Ridpath Library of Universal Literature: A Biographical and ...

John Clark Ridpath - Literature - 1899
...put me in mind what good things I might have bought with the rest of my 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 Universal Anthology: A Collection of the Best Literature, Ancient ...

Richard Garnett, Leon Vallée, Alois Brandl - Anthologies - 1899
...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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Selections from Autobiography: Poor Richard's Almanac, Advice to a Young ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1899 - 178 pages
...me in mind of 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 School Speaker and Reader

William De Witt Hyde - Books and reading - 1900 - 474 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 in...
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