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Essays and Letters - Page 99
by Benjamin Franklin - 1820 - 340 pages
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Benjamin Franklin - American literature - 1804 - 59 pages
...TO HIS NEPHEW.' When I was a child, at seven years old, my friends, on a holiday, filled my pockeis with coppers. I went directly to a shop where they...children ; and being charmed with the sound of a whistle, which 1 saw by the way in the hands of another boy, I voluntarily offered him all my money for one....
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An American Selection of Lessons in Reading and Speaking: Calculated to ...

Noah Webster - Readers - 1804 - 236 pages
...was a child, at seven years old, says Dr. Franklin, my friends on a holiday filled my little pockets with coppers. I went directly to a shop where they...sold toys for children ; and being charmed with the s*und of a whistle, which I met by the way in the hands of another boy, I voluntarily offered, and...
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Beauties of British Prose

English prose literature - 1805 - 360 pages
...but retains none. THE WHISTLE. Franklin. I was a child, at seven years old, my friends, on a holiday, filled my pocket with coppers. I went directly to...the sound of a whistle that I met by the way, in the hands of another boy, I voluntarily offered him all my money for one. I then came home, and went whistling...
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The Complete Works in Philosophy, Politics, and Morals, of the ..., Volume 3

Benjamin Franklin - American literature - 1806
...excuse my telling one of myself. When I was a child, at seven years old, my friends, on a holiday, filled my pocket with coppers. I went directly to...for children; and being charmed with the sound of a zclihllc, that I met by the way in the bauds of another boy, I voluntarily offered him all my money...
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A manual of essays, selected from various authors

Manual - 1809
...THE WHISTLE. 4 (B. Franklin.) 201 \VHEN I was a child at seven years old, my friends, on a holiday, filled my pocket with Coppers. I went directly to...the sound of a whistle that I met by the way in the hands of another boy, I voluntarily offered liim all my money for one. I then came home, and went whistling...
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An American Selection of Lessons in Reading and Speaking: Calculated to ...

Noah Webster - Popular culture - 1809 - 226 pages
...IEN I was a cnild at yoven years old, says Dr, Franklin, my friends on a holidi-y filled my little with coppers. I. went directly to a shop where ;•...children ; and being charmed with the sound of a Whistle, which I met by the way iu the h.inds of another boy, I volunuiily offered and gave all my money for...
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A collection of oddities; or, New world of wit

Democritus (junior, pseud.) - 1810
...When I was a child, of seven years old, my friends on a holiday filled my pockets with coppers. I went to a shop where they sold toys for children; and,...the sound of a whistle that I met by the way, in the hands of another boy, I voluntarily offered, and gave all my money for one. I then came home and went...
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Works of the late Dr. Benjamin Franklin: consisting of memoirs of his early Life

Benjamin Franklin, Henry Stueber - American literature - 1810 - 274 pages
...A TRUE STORY. fO HIS HK.PHEIT. WHEN I was a child, about seven year old, ray friends, on a holiday, filled my pocket with coppers. I went directly to a shop where they sold tivs for children ; and being charmed with the sound of a zv/iistJe, thai I met by tlie way in tht...
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The Essays, Humourous, Moral and Literary: Of the Late Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - American essays - 1811 - 182 pages
...TRUE STORY. WRITTEN TO HIS NEPHEW. WHEN I was a child at seven years old, my friends on a holiday, filled my pocket with coppers, I went directly to...for children ; and being charmed with the sound of a.-whistle, that I met by the way in the hands of another boy, I voluntarily offered him all my money...
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The literary miscellany: or, Selections and extracts, classical and ...

1812
...TO HIS NEPIISW. When I was a child, at seven years old, my friends, en a holiday, filled my pockets with coppers. I went directly to a shop where they...children ; and being charmed with the sound of a whistle, which 1 saw by the way in the hands of another boy, I voluntarily offered him all rny money for one....
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