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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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Hand-book of American Literature, Historical, Biographical, and Critical

Joseph Gostwick - American literature - 1856 - 319 pages
...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...had been a common sermon ; for the auction opened, aud they began to buy extravagantly. I found the good man had thoroughly studied my Almanacs, and digested...
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The Youth's Companion and Counsellor

William Chambers - Conduct of life - 1858 - 350 pages
...gentleman ended his harangue. The people heard it, and approved the doctrine, and immediately practised 329 the contrary, just as if it had been a common sermon...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 studied...
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Materials for French prose composition, or selections from the best English ...

Ferdinand E A. Gasc - 1858
...gentleman ended his harangue. The people heard it, and approved the doctrine, and immediately practised9 the contrary, just as if it had been a common sermon ; for the auction opened, and they began to buy10 extravagantly, notwithstanding all his cautious, and their own fear of taxes. I found11 the good...
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The Autobiography and Essays of Dr. Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - 1864 - 231 pages
...not hear Reason, she will surelv 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 Ackworth reading book, being selections from the best English authors in ...

Ackworth sch - 1865
...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. THE FAVOURITE HARES. COWPER, 1731—1800. IN the year 1774, being much indisposed both in mind and...
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Sunday readings in prose and verse, selected and ed. by J.E. Carpenter

Joseph Edwards Carpenter - 1866
...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...thoroughly studied my almanacks, and digested all I had dropped on those topics during the course of twenty-five years. The frequent mention he made of me...
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Advice to youths about entering a commercial career

William H. Ablett - Commerce - 1867 - 80 pages
...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 practised the contrary, just as if it j had been a common sermon ; for the auction opened, and they began to buy extravagantly. I found the...
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The American Journal of Education, Volume 23

Henry Barnard - Education - 1872
...gentleman ended his harangue. The people heard it, and approved the doctrine, and immediately practiced the contrary, just as if it had been a common sermon;...extravagantly. I found the good man had' thoroughly studied my Almanac, and digested all I had dropped on these topics during the course of twenty-five years. The...
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The American Journal of Education, Volume 23

Henry Barnard - Education - 1872
...the doctrine, and immediately practiced the contrary, just as if it had been a common sermon ;rfor the auction opened, and they began to buy extravagantly. I found the good man had thoroughly studied my Almanac, and digested all I had dropped on these tópica during the course of twenty-five years. The...
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The book of good devices, ed. by G. Golding

Godfrey Golding - 1873
...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...contrary, just as if it had been a common sermon, for the auctioneer opened, and they began to buy extravagantly. I found the good man had thoroughly studied...
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