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" I wish you'd get it mended right off, 'cause I want to borrow it again this afternoon." The Quaker is made to reply, "Friend, it shall be done:" and I wish I possessed more of his spirit. "
A New Home--who'll Follow?: Or, Glimpses of Western Life - Page 116
by Caroline Matilda Kirkland - 1839 - 337 pages
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The North American Review, Volume 50

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, Henry Cabot Lodge, James Russell Lowell - American fiction - 1840
...a broken wheel-barrow to a Quaker, with ' Here, I 've broke your rotten wheel-barrow, usin' on 't. I wish you 'd get it mended right off, 'cause I want...long, awkward, honest, hard-working Maine-man, or Mainote, I suppose one might say ; so good-natured, that he might be mistaken for a simpleton ; but...
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The North American Review, Volume 50

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, Henry Cabot Lodge, James Russell Lowell - American fiction - 1840
...a broken wheel-barrow to a Quaker, with ' Here, I 've broke your rotten wheel-barrow, usin' on 't. I wish you 'd get it mended right off, 'cause I want...long, awkward, honest, hard-working Maine-man, or Mainote, I suppose one might say ; so good-natured, that he might be mistaken for a simpleton ; but...
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The American Miscellany, Issue 1

Popular literature - 1840
...wheel-barrow to a Quaker, with, " Here I've broke your rotten wheelbarrow usin' on't. I wish you'd get it mended right off, 'cause I want to borrow it...done :'' and I wish I possessed more of his spirit. "Think there's any danger, mister me nageeryrnan, from that Boy Contractor? ' — "Oh.no," said the...
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The Living Authors of America: 1st ser

Thomas Powell - American literature - 1850 - 365 pages
...want them 1 was thinking to get 'em to go up north a piece.' " Or perhaps the desired article eomes within the female department. " ' Mother wants to...made to reply, ' Friend, it shall be done :' and I wished I possessed more of his spirit." We are afraid our quotations are growing upon us, but we cannot...
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The Living Authors of America: 1st ser

Thomas Powell - American literature - 1850 - 365 pages
...a broken wheel-barrow to a Quaker, with, ' Here' I 've broke your rotten wheel-barrow usin' on 't. I wish you 'd get it mended right off, 'cause I want...made to reply, ' Friend, it shall be done :' and I wished I possessed more of his spirit." We are afraid our quotations are growing upon us, but we cannot...
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The Living Authors of America: 1st ser

Thomas Powell - American literature - 1850 - 365 pages
...returning a broken wheel-barrow to a Quaker, with, ' Here' I Ve broke your rotten wheel-barrow usin' on 't. I wish you 'd get it mended right off, 'cause I want...afternoon.' The Quaker is made to reply, 'Friend, it Bhall be done :' and I wished I possessed more of his spirit." We are afraid our quotations are growing...
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The Prose Writers of America: With a Survey of the Intellectual History ...

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - American prose literature - 1856 - 552 pages
...wheelbarrow toa Quaker, with " Here, I've broke your rotten wheelbarrow, usin' on 't. I wish you'd get it mended right off, 'cause I want to borrow it...a long, awkward, honest, hard-working Maineman, or Mainiote, I suppose one might say; so good-nature.], that he might be mistaken for a simpleton ; but...
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A Compendium of American Literature: Chronologically Arranged, with ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - American literature - 1859 - 784 pages
...broken wheelbarrow to a Quaker with, "Here, I've broke your rotten wheelbarrow usin" on't: I wish you'd get it mended right off, 'cause I want to borrow it again this ai'ternoon ;" the Quaker is wade to reply, " Friend, it shall be done :" and I wished I possessed more...
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A compendium of American literature, arranged by C.D. Cleveland. Stereotyped ed

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1862
...broken wheelbarrow to a Quaker with, '-Here, I've broke your rotten wheelbarrow usin' ou't: I wish you'd get it mended right off, 'cause I want to borrow it...made to reply, " Friend, it shall be done :" and I wished I possessed more of his spirit. HOSPITALITY. Like many other virtues, hospitality is practised...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1862 - 776 pages
...wheelbarrow to a Quaker with, " Here, I've broke your rotten wheelbarrow usin' on't : I wish you'd get it mended right off, 'cause I want to borrow it...again this afternoon ;" the Quaker is made to reply, " Fricnd, it shall be done :" and I wished I possessed more of his spirit. HOSPITALITY. Like many other...
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