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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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Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight, Volume 1

Half hours - 1847
...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 Almanack, and digested all I had dropt on these topics during the course of twenty-five years. The...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin

Orville Luther Holley - Inventors - 1848 - 468 pages
...in the guise of Richard Sauuders, adds, with a spice of pungent humor, that " the people heard it, approved the doctrine, and immediately practised the...auction opened and they began to buy extravagantly." Still, though the company at the auction could not, in the immediate presence of temptation, be persuaded...
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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of Essays, Humorous, Moral ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1848 - 304 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...practised the contrary, just as if it had been a common sennon ; for the auction opened, and they began to buy extravagantly, notwithstanding all his cautions...
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The Western Miscellany, Volume 1

Benjamin Franklin Ells - Mississippi River Valley - 1778 - 384 pages
...the lien-trim' ; and immedmtely practised the contrary, just as rf it had been a common, ivrnum- fur the auction opened and they began to buy 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, Humorous, Moral ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1851 - 304 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...sermon ; for the auction opened, and they began to buv extravagantly, notwithstanding all his cautions and their own fear of taxes. I found the good man...
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The Select Works of Benjamin Franklin: Including His Autobiography

Benjamin Franklin - Inventors - 1853 - 488 pages
...knuckles,' as poor Richard says." Thus the old gentleman ended his harangue. The people heard it,-and approved the doctrine; and immediately practised the...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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American Classical Authors

Ludwig Herrig - American literature - 1854 - 553 pages
...will surely rap your knuckles," ńs poor Richard says." Thus the old gentleman ended his harangue. The people heard it and approved the doctrine; and immediately practised the contrary, just ńs if it had been a common sermon, for the auction opened, and they began to buy extravagantly. —...
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The select works of Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - 1855
...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 Life of Benjamin Franklin: Written by Himself ; to which is Added His ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1855 - 375 pages
...not hear Reason, she wil. Biuvly rap your knuckles.1" 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 aL his cautions, and their own fear of taxes. I found the good man had thoroughly studied...
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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
...further, that, If yvu icill not hear Reason, slit will surely rap your knucklev, as Poor Richard says." and immediately practised the contrary, just as if...extravagantly. I found the good man had thoroughly studied my Almanaes, and digested all I had dropped on thes? topies during the course of twenty-five years. The...
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