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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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The Life of Benjamin Franklin: Including a Sketch of the Rise and Progress ...

1826 - 407 pages
...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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The Life of Benjamin Franklin: Including a Sketch of the Rise and Progress ...

1826 - 407 pages
...she will surely rap your knuckles." " Thus the old gentleman ended his harangue. The people lieard it, and approved the doctrine, and immediately practised...auction opened, and they began to buy extravagantly, notwithsjtanding all his cautions, and their own fear of taxes. I found the good man had thoroughly...
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Prose

Literature - 1826
...approved the doctrine, and immediately practifed 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 digefied all I had dropt on thofe topics during the courfe of twenty-five...
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The Moral Instructor, and Guide to Virtue: Being a Compendium of Moral ...

Jesse Torrey - Ethics - 1830 - 300 pages
...surely rap your knuckles,' as Poor Richard says." 21 Thus the old gentleman ended his harangue. The people heard it, and approved the doctrine, and immediately...extravagantly. I found the good man had thoroughly studied my Almanacs, and digested all I had dropped on those topics during the course of twenty-five years. 22...
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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of Essays, Humourous, Moral ...

Benjamin Franklin - Statesmen - 1831 - 290 pages
...hear Reason, she will surely rap your knuckles.' " Thus the old gentleman ended his harrangue. 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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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of Essays, Humorous, Moral ...

Benjamin Franklin - Statesmen - 1831 - 290 pages
...hear Reason, she will surely rap your knuckles.'' " Thus the old gentleman ended his harrangue. The people heard it, and approved the doctrine, and immediately practised the contrary, just as if it hnd heen a common sermon ; for the auction opened, and they hegan to huy extravagantly, notwithstanding...
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Practical Morality; Or, A Guide to Men and Manners: Consisting of Lord ...

Philip Dormer Stanhope Earl of Chesterfield - Conduct of life - 1831 - 275 pages
...will surely rap your knuckles," as Poor Richard says.' Tbus the old gentleman ended his harangue. The people heard it, and approved the doctrine, — and immediately practised the contrary, juit as if had heen a common sermon; for the auction opened, and they began to buy extravagantly....
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Benjamin Franklin's Way to Wealth: And William Penn's Maxims ...

Benjamin Franklin - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1834 - 192 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...extravagantly. I found the good man had thoroughly studied my Almanacs, and digested all I had dropped on those topics during the course of twenty five years. The...
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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of Essays, Humourous, Moral ...

Benjamin Franklin - Statesmen - 1834 - 290 pages
...hear Reason, she will •urely rap your knuckles.' " Thus the old gentleman ended his harrangue. The people heard it, and approved the doctrine, and immediately...contrary, just as if it had been a common sermon; lor the auction opened, and they began to buy extravagantly, notwithstanding all his cautions, and...
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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - Economics - 1835 - 312 pages
...snrely rap yonr knnckles, " as poor Richard says. " Thns the old gentleman ended his harangne. The people heard it and approved the doctrine; and immediately practised the contrary, jnst as if it had heen a common sermon, for the anction opened, and they hegan to bny extravagantly....
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