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" I stopped my horse lately where a great number of people were collected at an auction of merchants' goods. The hour of the sale not being come, they were conversing on the badness of the times ; and one of the company called to a plain, clean old man... "
The Complete Works in Philosophy, Politics, and Morals, of the Late Dr ... - Page 448
by Benjamin Franklin - 1806
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Political, Miscellaneous, and Philosophical Pieces: Arranged Under the ...

Benjamin Franklin - American prose literature - 1779 - 567 pages
...auction of merchants goods. The hour of the fale not being come, they were converfing en the badnefs of the times ; and one of the company called to a...Abraham, what think ' you of the times ? Will not thefe heavy taxes * quite ruin the country ? How (hall we ever be [* Dr. Franklin, as I hare been made...
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The Monthly Review, Volume 62

1780
...auction of merchants goods. The hour of the falc not being come, they were cbnverfing on the badnefs of the times ; and one of the company called to a...Father Abraham, what think you of the times ? Will not thefe heavy taxes quite ruin the country ? How fhall we ever be able to pay them ? What would you advife...
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the monthly review or literary journal: from january to june, inclusive,. m ...

several hands - 1780
...auction of merchants goods. The hour of the fa le not being come, they were converfing on the badnefs of the times ; and one of the company called to a...Pray, Father Abraham, what think you of the times I Will not thefe heavy taxes quite ruin the country ? How fhall we ever be able to pay them ? What...
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal, Volume 62

Books - 1780
...merchants goods. The hour of the falc not being come, they were converfing on the badncfs of the times j and one of the company called to a plain, clean Old...Father Abraham, what think you of the times ? Will not thefe heavy taxes quite ruin the country ? How (hall we ever be able to pay them ? What would you advife...
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The Monthly Review, Volume 62

1780
...fale not being come, they were cbnveffing on the badnefs of the times ; and one of the com- . pany called to a plain, clean Old Man, with white locks,...Father Abraham, what think you of the times ? Will not thefe heavy taxes quite ruin the country ? How (hall we ever be able to pay them ? What would you advife...
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The Bee: Or Literary Weekly Intelligencer, Volume 1

James Anderson - Scotland - 1791
...VOL. I, Q of merchants goods. The hour of fale not being come, they were converfing on the badnefs of the times ; and one of the company called to a...Pray, father Abraham, what think you of the times ? Won't thefe heavy taxes quite ruin the country ? How (hall \ve be ever able to pay them ? What wdSffiTyou...
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The Prose epitome; or, Extracts, elegant, instructive, and entertaining ...

Conduct of life - 1792 - 456 pages
...auction of merchants goods. The hour of 'the (ale not beingcome, tiicy were converting; on the badndi uf the times ; and one of the company called to a plain, clean oM man, with whitie locki. ' Pray, father Abraham, what think you of the times ? Will not thofe heavy...
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Preceptive, Moral, and Sentimental Pieces: On the Duties of the Young, Issue 10

Chapbooks - 1796 - 20 pages
...of people -were collected at an auction of merchants' goods. The hour of sale not being come, they were conversing on the badness of the times; and one...father Abraham, what think you of the times ? Will not those, heavy taxes quite ruin the country? How shall we t>e ever able to pay them? What would you advise...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose, Volume 2

Vicesimus Knox - English prose literature - 1797
...auflion of merchants' goods. The hour of the fale not being come, they were converfing on the badnefs of the times ; and one of the company called to a...father Abraham, what think you of the times? Will not thofe heavy taxes quite ruin the country ? how fhall we be ever able to pay them ? What would you advife...
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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
...auction of merchant's goods. The hour of the fale not being come, they were converfing on the badnefs of the times ; and one of the company called to a plain, clean old old man, with white locks, " Pray, father, Abraham, what think you of the times ? Will not thefe heavy...
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