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" Thus the old gentleman ended his harangue. The people heard it, and approved the doctrine, and immediately practised the contrary, just as if it had been a common sermon ; for 'the auction opened, and they began to buy extravagantly. "
The Complete Works in Philosophy, Politics, and Morals, of the Late Dr ... - Page 457
by Benjamin Franklin - 1806
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Political, Miscellaneous, and Philosophical Pieces: Arranged Under the ...

Benjamin Franklin - American prose literature - 1779 - 567 pages
...approved the doctrine ; and immediately practifed tne contrary, juft as if it had been a common fermon ; for the auction opened, and they began to buy extravagantly. —I found the good man had thoroughly ftudied my Almanacks, and digefteo! all I had dropt on thofe topics during the courfe of twenty- five...
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Preceptive, Moral, and Sentimental Pieces: On the Duties of the Young, Issue 10

Chapbooks - 1796 - 20 pages
...will surely rap your knuckles," as Poor Richard says.' Thus the old gentleman ended his harangue. The people heard it, and approved the doctrine, and immediately...to buy extravagantly. — I found the good man had thoroughlystudied myAlmanacks, and digested all I had dropt on thosetopics during the course of twenty-five...
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The Immortal Mentor, Or, Man's Unerring Guide to a Healthy, Wealthy & Happy ...

Luigi Cornaro - Conduct of life - 1802 - 321 pages
...dodrine, and immediately pra&ifed praclifed the contrary, juft as if it had been a common fermon ; for the auction opened, and they began to buy extravagantly. I found the good man had thoroughly ftudied my Almanacks, and digefted all I had dropt on thofe topics during the courfe of twenty-five...
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Poor Richard; or, The way to wealth

Benjamin Franklin - 1820 - 288 pages
...knuckles." Thus the old gentleman ended his harangue. The people heard it, and approved the doctrine ; but immediately practised the contrary, just as if it had been a common sermon ; for the sale commenced and they began to buy extravagantly, notwithstanding all his cautions, and their own...
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Select Pieces

Benjamin Franklin - American literature - 1804 - 59 pages
...The people heard it, and approved the doctrine, and immediately \<2 PRELIMINARY ADDRESS. Franklin. practised the contrary, just as if it had been a common...auction opened, and they began to buy extravagantly, notwithstanding all his cautious, and their own fear of taxes. 1 found the good man had thoroughly...
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The gleaner; or, Entertainment for the fire-side [compiled by J. Watson].

Gleaner - 1805
...rap your knuckles," as poor Richard says.Thus the old gentleman ended his harangue. The people beayd it, and approved the doctrine, and immediately practised...sermon ; for the auction opened^ and they began to buy extravagant!}*. — 1 found the good man had thoroughly studied my almanacks, and digested all I had...
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The complete works ... of ... Benjamin Franklin, Volume 3

Benjamin Franklin - 1806
...will surely rap your knuckles," as poor Richard says.' Thus the old gentleman ended his harangue. The people heard it and approved the doctrine; and immediately...sermon, for the auction opened and they began to buy extravagantly.—I found the good man had thoroughly Studied my almanacks, and digested all I had dropt...
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Elegant extracts: a copious selection of passages from the most ..., Volume 6

Elegant extracts - 1812
...will surely rap your knuckles," as Poor Richard says.' Thus the old gentleman ended his harangue. The people heard it and approved the doctrine, and immediately...— I found the good man had thoroughly studied my ahuanacks, and digested all I had dropped on those topics during the course of twenty-five years. The...
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The literary miscellany: or, Selections and extracts, classical ..., Volume 9

1812
...not hear Reason, she will surely rap your knuckles." Thus the old gentleman ended his harangue. The people heard it, and approved the doctrine, and immediately...auction opened, and they began to buy extravagantly, notwithstanding all his cautions, and their own fear of taxes. I found the good man had thoroughly...
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Lionel and Clarissa, by I. Bickerstaff. The toy shop; the king and the ...

James Plumptre - English drama - 1812
...will surely rap your " knuckles," as Poor Richard says. Thus neighbour Wiseman ended his harangue. The people heard it, and approved the doctrine — and...contrary, just as if it had been a common sermon; for fhe Auction opened, and they began to buy extravagantly. — I found the good man had thoroughly studied...
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